St. Cloud State University redshirt sophomore Austin Goergen (Caledonia, Minn./Caledonia Area H.S.) has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week for the week ending on Dec. 7.
Goergen charted a first place finish in the 285-pound bracket at the 2014 MSU Moorhead Dragon Open on Saturday. To reach the tournament finals, Goergen gained a first round bye and then scored a 1:39 fall over Delson Saintal of Concordia Moorhead. In the tournament semifinals, Goergen added a fall victory at 2:39 against Nader Abdullatif of MSU Moorhead. Goergen wrapped up his undefeated run with a 12-5 major decision in the title bout.
Goergen is currently ranked number three in the nation for the Huskies and owns a 10-1 record with five falls to his credit.
The #5 ranked Huskies will open their 2014-15 dual match season on Dec. 10 with a 7 p.m. match at home against Concordia-Moorhead. The Huskies bring an 18-dual match home win streak into the start of the 2014-15 dual season. SCSU will then host the annual Holiday Inn/Husky Open wrestling tournament on Saturday, Dec. 13 in Halenbeck Hall. The action at the Husky Open gets underway at 9 a.m.