The St. Cloud State University wrestling team (17-2, 8-0 NSIC) wrote a new chapter in the history of the school’s athletic program by capturing the Huskies’ first-ever team national championship. SCSU brought home the 2015 NCAA Division II championship with a first place finish at the 2014-15 championships, which were held on March 13-14 at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Mo.
St. Cloud State University freshman Tim Prescott brought home SCSU’s fifth NCAA Division II individual championship with a 3-2 victory over top seed T.J. North of Augustana. Prescott ended his trip to the NCAA finals with a perfect 4-0 record and is the first Huskies wrestler to win a national crown since Shamus O’Grady took the top spot at 184-pounds in 2013. He is the first SCSU wrestler to win an NCAA Division II title at 125-pounds.
125 – Tim Prescott (SCSU) dec. TJ North (Augustana), 3-2 – Prescott wins NCAA DII championship at 125 (All-American)
285 – Ziad Haddad (Kutztown) dec. Austin Goergen (SCSU), 8-6 (All-American)
Third Place Matches
157 – Clint Poster (SCSU) dec. vs. Jonatan Rivera (Notre Dame, Ohio) 7-6 – Poster places 3rd (All-American)
165 – Gabe Fogarty (SCSU) dec. Devin Aguirre (Nebraska Kearney) 12-6 – Fogarty places 3rd (All-American)
Fifth Place Matches
133 – Mike Rhone (SCSU) dec. Joe Calderone (LIU Post) 6-3 – Rhones places 5th (All-American)
Seventh Place Matches
149 – Larry Bomstad (SCSU) pin Brent Fickel (Ashland) 1:13 – Bomstad places 7th (All-American)