Rochester, MN — Shane Siewert (Lake City, MN), a student-athlete at Rochester Community & Technical College, has earned his second straight MCAC Wrestler-of-the-Week honor.
Siewert won the 174 Elite bracket Championship at the Luther Open this past weekend. The Yellowjacket sophomore went 5-0, which included his semi-final win over former Ellsworth NJCAA All-American and National Runner-up Jordan Gundrum, currently wrestling at Upper Iowa University. In the finals, Shane defeated Kyle Briggs of Wartburg College with a 14-6 major decision.
Notable Performances from around the MCAC:
Northland Community & Technical College heavyweight wrestler Andre Baguma in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference for his recent performance for the Pioneers.
Baguma placed fifth in a loaded heavyweight bracket at the prestigious Bison Open. The freshman from Fargo, North Dakota picked up wins over Vince Ebanks and Devin Reynolds of fellow MCAC program Itasca Community College and defeated Brady Gilliland-Daniel of Arizona State University. His two losses both came at the hands of four-year college opponents; Sam Erckenbrack of Minnesota State University Moorhead by 4-1 decision and Daniel Stibral of North Dakota State University by disqualification.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for the success of our student-athletes and competition among member institutions. The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student-athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty, and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.