St. Cloud State to face McKendree in NWCA title match

SCSU defeated Central Oklahoma in the semifinals

The #1 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team (9-0, 2-0 NSIC) punched its ticket to the championship match of the NWCA Division II National Duals thanks to a 22-12 win over #6 Central Oklahoma on Saturday, Jan. 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Huskies will now match up with #5 McKendree in the title match of the NWCA National Duals tournament at 2 p.m. CT on Jan. 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Huskies gained wins by Garrett Vos at 133, Garrett Aldrich at 141, James Pleski at 149, Jake Barzowski at 157, Devin FitzPatrick at 165, Kolton Eischens at 174 and Noah Ryan at 197 to bring home the victory over Central Oklahoma.

Of note, Barzowski charted a 3-1 OT win over #4 Ty Lucas of UCO at 157 and FitzPatrick posted a 10-1 major win over #6 Dayton Garrett of UCO at 165. At 197, Ryan added a 3-1 win over #10 Kalin Winkler of UCO.

NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals Brackets/Results on

St. Cloud State 22 Central Oklahoma 12
125 – Tanner Cole (Central Oklahoma) over Robby Horsman (St. Cloud State) TF 16-1
133 – Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) over Noah McQuigg (Central Oklahoma) Dec 8-3
141 – Garrett Aldrich (St. Cloud State) over Nate Keim (Central Oklahoma) Dec 8-4
149 – James Pleski (St. Cloud State) over Zachary Moore (Central Oklahoma) SV-1 3-1
157 – Jake Barzowski (St. Cloud State) over Ty Lucas (Central Oklahoma) SV-1 3-1
165 – Devin Fitzpatrick (St. Cloud State) over Dayton Garrett (Central Oklahoma) Maj 10-1
174 – Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) over Tre`Vaughn Craig (Central Oklahoma) Dec 1-0
184 – Heath Gray (Central Oklahoma) over Tyree Overton (St. Cloud State) Maj 10-2
197 – Noah Ryan (St. Cloud State) over Kalin Winkler (Central Oklahoma) Dec 3-1
285 – Christian Arriola (Central Oklahoma) over Ezayah Oropeza (St. Cloud State) Dec 3-2

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