SCSU’s Goergen Named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

St. Cloud State University redshirt freshman Austin Goergen has been selected as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s wrestler of the week on Jan. 6.

A resident of Caledonia, Minn. and graduate of Caledonia High School, Goergen charted a 3-0 record at 285-pounds to help lead the No. 5 St. Cloud State wrestling team (5-0) to a first place finish at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Duals in Ashland, Ohio on Jan. 5.

SCSU HuskiesGoergen posted two falls and a major decision in his three matches at the duals. He opened the day with a 10-2 major decision victory over Nick Budd of Gannon. The victory capped SCSU’s 33-6 win over No. 20 Gannon. In the semi-finals, Goergen posted a critical pin at 6:00 over Indianapolis’ Evan Wooding. The victory helped seal SCSU’s 27-15 dual win over No. 8 Indianapolis.

To finish the day, Goergen scored a pin at 5:31 over Ashland’s Tyler Houska. The pin provided SCSU with six points in its 36-6 victory over No. 16 Ashland in the tournament’s championship bout.

Goergen owns a 12-4 record this season for the Huskies.

St. Cloud State will continue its 2014 season on Jan. 11-12 at the NWCA Division II National Duals in Des Moines, Iowa. The Huskies are the two-time defending NWCA Division II National Duals champions and they will enter tournament action as the #5 ranked Division II team in the nation.