Mavericks’ Johnston Named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

MANKATO, Minn. – Senior Zach Johnston earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week honors after wresting his way to a 5-0 record en route to winning the 174-pound bracket at the Buena Vista Open on Saturday.

Zach Johnston

Johnston now holds a 7-3 record on the year. The Waukee, Iowa native defeated St. Cloud State’s Luke Clark 4-1 in the quarterfinals before defeating Northern Iowa’s Keegan Moore 2-1 in semifinals. In the championship match, Johnston defeated St. Cloud State’s Devin Donovan by a 5-2 decision.

The Minnesota State wrestling team will be back in action Thursday, Dec. 19, when they host UW-Parkside at 7:00 p.m. inside Taylor Center.

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