Burnett Named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Augustana Redshirt freshman Hunter Burnett has been named the NSIC’s Wrestler of the Week the conference office announced Monday afternoon.

Burnett helped lead the Vikings to victory last Friday at No. 17 Minnesota State. In the dual, Burnett defeated returning national qualifier, and No. 9 ranked, Louie Sanders in the 141-pound bout. In his match with Sanders, Burnett dominated with two takedowns, a reversal and an extra point for riding time. Augustana would go on to win the dual by a score of 24-13.

Hunter Burnett

Overall, the Pipestone, Minnesota, native has won nine-consecutive bouts and is currently 9-0 in Division II duals. He leads the Vikings with a 25-7 record with six falls, seven major decisions and seven tech falls.

Burnett and the rest of the Vikings return to action Wednesday in St. Cloud, Minnesota where they will take on the defending national champion and No. 1 ranked St. Cloud State Huskies.

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