SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head wrestling coach Jason Reitmeier has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The schedule features eight NSIC Duals, four opens, and two dual tournaments.
Augustana doesn’t leave South Dakota for its first four meets of the season as they open with the Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D. on Nov. 5, followed by the Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, S.D.
After Thanksgiving break, the Vikings travel to Spearfish, S.D. for the South Dakota Showcase on Dec. 3 for duals against Dakota Wesleyan, Northern State, and South Dakota State. The Vikings wrap up their stay in-state by hosting the Augustana Duals on Dec. 9 and will wrestle against Drury, Northwestern (Iowa), Morningside and Nebraska-Kearney.
Augustana concludes its non-conference schedule with the Midwest Classic Invitational in Indianapolis on Dec. 16-17 and the Warrior-Vikings Open in Fremont, Neb. on Dec. 30.
The Vikings will open their NSIC dual schedule on Jan. 4 in the Elmen Center against Northern State. Augustana will host three other NSIC duals on the season: SMSU on Jan. 18, Minot State on Feb. 2 and U-Mary on Feb. 3.
Augustana’s road NSIC dual schedule is as follows: MSU Moorhead on Jan. 20, Minnesota State on Jan. 25, Upper Iowa on Feb. 11 and St. Cloud State on Feb. 15.
The postseason for Augustana begins on Feb. 23-24 at the Super Region 3 tournament in St. Cloud, Minn. The season culminates at the NCAA tournament on March 9-10 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Augustana University 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule
Nov 5 (Sun) 9 A.M. – Daktronics Open at Brookings, S.D.
Nov 11 (Sat) 9 A.M. – Dakota Wesleyan Open at Mitchell, S.D.
South Dakota Showcase at Spearfish, S.D.
Dec 3 (Sun) 1 P.M. – Dakota Wesleyan
Dec 3 (Sun) 2:30 P.M. – Northern State
Dec 3 (Sun) 4 P.M. – South Dakota State
Augustana Duals at Sioux Falls
Dec 9 (Sat) 10 A.M. – Drury
Dec 9 (Sat) 11:30 A.M. – Northwestern (Iowa)
Dec 9 (Sat) 1 P.M. – Morningside
Dec 9 (Sat) 2:30 P.M. – Nebraska-Kearney
Dec 16-17 (Sat-Sun) – Midwest Class Invitational at Indianapolis, Ind.
Dec 30 (Sat) 9 A.M. – Warrior-Viking Open at Fremont, Neb.
Jan 4 (Thu) 7 P.M. – Northern State at Sioux Falls
Jan 18 (Thu) 7 P.M. – Southwest Minnesota State at Sioux Falls
Jan 20 (Sat) 3 P.M. – Msu Moorhead at Moorhead, Minn.
Jan 25 (Thu) 7 P.M. – Minnesota State at Mankato, Minn.
Feb 2 (Fri) 7 P.M. – Minot State at Sioux Falls
Feb 3 (Sat) 2 P.M. – U-Mary at Sioux Falls
Feb 11 (Sun) 2 P.M. – Upper Iowa at Fayette, Iowa
Feb 15 (Thu) 7 P.M. – St. Cloud State at St. Cloud, Minn.
Feb 23-24 (Fri-Sat) – Super Region 3 at St. Cloud, Minn.
Mar 9-10 (Fri-Sat) – NCAA National Championships at Cedar Rapids, Iowa