SMSU’s Begin and Reinsma individually ranked

EDMOND, Okla. – Southwest Minnesota State wrestlers Justin Reinsma and Jacob Begin are individually ranked in the latest NCAA Division II National Wrestling Coaches Association poll. The announcement came from the association on Wednesday.

SMSU MustangsJustin Reinsma, a senior at 133 pounds is ranked No. 8 with his 10-6 record. Reinsma is a two-time All-America selection and was named All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference second team last season. This season, Reinsma has claimed the 133 pound title at the Jimmie Open, fourth at the Warren Williamson / Daktronics Open, and sixth at the Finn Grinaker / Cobber Open.

Jacob Begin, a senior at 174 pounds is ranked No. 7 with his 6-5record in his first season wrestling at 174 pounds. Last season he qualified for the NCAA tournament and was named All-NSIC second team with a record of 17-5 at 165 pounds. He was ranked has high at No. 5 by the NCAA at 165 pounds last season.

Southwest Minnesota State University will continue its season on the road with three duals at the Wiconsin-Lacrosse Duals in La Crosse, Wis., this Saturday, Dec. 7 starting at 9 a.m. SMSU will first square-off with Waldorf (Iowa) at 9 a.m., before taking on Wisconsin-La Crosse at 11 a.m., and Wisconsin-Eau Claire at 1 p.m. SMSU is 0-1 in dual matches this season.

NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Rankings