Minnesota State Moves into a Tie for Tenth in NWCA Poll

Mavericks Stand 4-1 for 2020-21

Mankato, Minn. — Minnesota State is tied for tenth in the National Wrestling Coaches Association Poll announced Friday, Feb. 5.

The Mavericks, who stand 4-1 on the year after Thursday night’s 26-10 win over the University of Mary, were rated 13th in the last NWCA poll.

Minnesota State has three individuals who are rated in the top ten individual rankings.

Senior Kyle Rathman (149 lbs.), a two-time All-American, stands 5-0 on the season and is rated second for the second consecutive poll.

Junior Trevor Turriff (184 lbs.), who stands 5-0 for 2020-21, moves up from third in the last poll to #2 this time around.

Senior Trenton McManus (125 lbs.) is also 5-0 on the year and he’s rated eighth now after coming in at #10 in the first poll issued by the NWCA.

NWCA NCAA DII Rankings – February 5, 2021

Now in his 32nd season of college coaching, Jim Makovsky owns an overall record of 316-140-4 and in 28 years in the Key City has guided the Mavericks to a 293-121-3 mark.

The Mavericks close out the 2020-21 regular season Thursday, Feb. 11 with #22 Wisconsin-Parkside visiting Taylor Center.

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