St. Cloud State’s Goergen named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

St. Cloud State University redshirt senior Austin Goergen (Caledonia, Minn./Caledonia Area H.S.) was named as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week for Jan. 2-8.

A three-time All-American for the Huskies, Goergen charted a perfect 4-0 record at 285-pounds during action at the 2017 NWCA Division II National Duals on Jan. 5-6 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

scsulogoGoergen won all four matches at the NWCA Duals by a fall and all four fall were recorded within the first period of each match. In his first match on Jan. 5, Goergen gained a fall against San Francisco State’s Ricardo Jaramillo at :41. In the second match of the day on Jan. 5, Goergen added a pin against Pitt-Johnstown’s Allan Beattie at 1:50. On Jan. 6, Goergen continued with a pin of UW-Parkside’s Matt Halverson at 1:32 and finished with a pin of Wheeling Jesuit’s Max Lacey at 1:39.

SCSU claimed the team title at the NWCA Division II National Duals with a 4-0 record. This marked SCSU’s third team title at the NWCA Duals (2017, 2013 and 2012).

The nation’s number one ranked Division II wrestler at the DII level, Goergen is now 13-0 this season with seven pins to his credit.

The Huskies will host Central Missouri in a dual match on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. in Halenbeck Hall. On Jan. 14, SCSU will travel to the Ranger Duals in Kenosha, Wisc. at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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