Augustana wrestling (14-4, 3-0 NSIC) returns to action Thursday, Jan. 29, hosting Minnesota State in the Elmen Center at 7 p.m. to continue Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference competition.
Augustana hosted MSU-Moorhead last Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Elmen Center. The Vikings won 35-3 behind two pins in the 133-pound and 184-pound bouts.
Augustana next traveled to Marshall, Minn. to take on the Mustangs on Saturday, Jan. 24. The Vikings dominated the Mustangs, behind two back-to-back pins winning 38-6 in Marshall, Minn.
Augustana will continue NSIC duals on Saturday, Feb. 7 and Sunday, Feb. 8.
Facing off first with Minot State on Feb. 7, the Vikings will travel to Minot, N.D. to wrestle against Minot State with a start time of 7 p.m.
Augustana will follow the match-up against the Beavers and travel to Bismarck, N.D., to take on the Marauders of U-Mary with a start time of 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8.
Scouting the Competition – Minnesota State
Live Web Stream – Thursday, Jan. 29 – 7 pm
- Minnesota State comes into the weekend with a 4-1 overall record, 4-1 in the NSIC.
- The Mavericks are 3-0 at home and 2-1 on the road.
- MSU has not been ranked this season in the NCAA Division II National rankings.
- Minnesota State has one Maverick that is individually ranked in the NCAA Division II at 165-pounds.
- Cody Quinn owns the No. 4 spot at 165 pounds, having a 7-3 record, and a 7-1 record against Division II competition.
- Series: Augustana trails Minnesota State 19-16 in the all-time series.
- The Vikings are 5-7 against the Mavericks in duals hosted by MSU.
- Augustana had won four consecutive duals before falling to the Mavericks on Jan. 26, 2013 with a score 21-19 at the Elmen Center.
- The Vikings got back on track last season winning 30-10 on the road in Mankato, Minn.