Vikings Add One to Signing Class

Two-time state qualifier Wagener to Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The Augustana wrestling program added another wrestler to the 2021-22 signing class on Thursday. Josh Wagener will enroll in the fall of 2022.

Josh Wagener | 165/174 pounds | Waconia, Minn. | Waconia HS

Reitmeier on Wagener: “We are excited to welcome Josh into the Augustana wrestling family! He has been around our program for a few years with Tyler, his brother, being a Viking, but now we can say Josh is fully invested. Josh is a hammer on top with solid attacks on his feet. Josh’s potential is through the roof, I think we are going to see the best version of Josh in college. He is going to continue to mature and grow in our program. Looking forward to seeing him in a Viking singlet.”

High School: Wagener will graduate from Waconia High School in May of 2022. As a senior, Wagener held a record of 32-8 and earned All-Conference honors. He was also the Section 6AAA region champion, placed fourth at the Rumble on the Red, and was named the Wildcat Wrestler of the Year. Wagener held a 128-55 career record at Waconia High School.

Personal: Josh is the son of Jonie and Kelly Wagener. He enjoys hunting and fishing and plans to major in business administration while at Augustana. Wagener is the brother of Augustana wrestler Tyler Wagener.

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