NDSU Places 14 on the Academic All-Big 12 Conference Wrestling Team

IRVING, Texas—North Dakota State placed 14 student-athletes on the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling team announced Thursday, Feb. 20, by the conference office. There were 106 selections overall.

Cordell Eaton, a redshirt senior 197-pounder from Long Grove, Iowa, is a four-time Academic All-Big 12 first-team performer. Eaton and teammate, redshirt freshman 157 Jared Franek (Harwood, N.D.), were two of four student-athletes on the first team with 4.0 grade point averages.

Joining Eaton and Franek on the first team were Austin Brenner, Sawyer Degen, Dylan Droegemueller, Brandon Metz, McGwire Midkiff, TJ Pottinger, Dan Stibral and Sam Stuhl.

Named to the second team were Austin Braun, Andrew Fogarty, Jaden Van Maanen and Cole Witzig.

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, while the second team picks hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

North Dakota State (9-3, 5-1 #Big12WR) closes out the regular season at South Dakota State on Friday and No. 19-ranked Iowa State on Sunday. The Big 12 Conference Championships are scheduled for March 7-8 at the BOK Center in Tulsa.

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