Jarred Oftedahl named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University redshirt senior Jarred Oftedahl (Chaska, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret’s H.S.) has been selected as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Wrestler of the Week for matches during the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 3. This is the first time that an SCSU wrestler has been honored by the league office this season.

Oftedahl went a perfect 5-0 last week in the 141-pound weight class. He opened the week with a 7-0 win over Trent Butcher of SMSU on Nov. 30.

scsulogoHe continued the success on Dec. 3 with a 1:40 pin against Shawn Scribner of UNC-Pembroke at the Newberry Duals.

In his second match of the day, Oftedahl added a 4:01 fall against Noah Kile of Coker College.

Against Newberry, he scored key points with a 5-0 victory over Tyler Wicken.

To wrap up his busy week, Oftedahl pinned Phil Puiz of Limestone in 1:59.

Oftedahl is 12-0 on the season at 141 pounds for SCSU and ranked No. 4 nationally in his weight class in Division II.

The Huskies (5-0) continue their 2017-18 season on Dec. 9 with the Holiday Inn/Huskies Open at Halenbeck Hall.

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