NEWBERRY, S.C. — Southwest Minnesota State wrestler Cole Wilson is individually ranked in the preseason NCAA Division II National Wrestling Coaches’ Association Poll.
Cole Wilson, a senior at 285 pounds is ranked No. 5 in the preseason poll after finishing last season with a 31-7 record. Wilson earned second team All-NSIC honors a season ago after finishing runner-up at the 2015 NCAA Super Region 3 tournament and qualified for the national tournament for the second consecutive season.
SMSU opens the regular season on Nov. 13 competing at Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell, S.D. The Mustangs will open up their eight-match NSIC dual season at Augustana on Jan. 22. SMSU’s first home dual will be Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., versus U-Mary.