Former Pierz standout finds home, success with SCSU wrestling team

About a year ago, Kolton Eischens decided he wanted to have another conversation with St. Cloud State wrestling coach Steve Costanzo.

The Huskies had recently finished second in the NCAA Division II wrestling tournament and Eischens had finished off an injury-shortened season at Itasca Community College. The Healy High School (in Pierz) graduate felt like he was at a crossroads in his athletic career.

“I knew I was only going to go to Itasca for a year because I was going to be done with my associate’s (degree),” Eischens said of transferring. “I’ve asked myself this before, ‘If it wasn’t St. Cloud, would it have been anywhere else?’ Continue reading at