Austin, Tex. — Minnesota State senior wrestling national champion Trevor Turriff has been selected First Team Academic All-America® men’s at large by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The CoSIDA Academic All-America team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. In order to be nominated for this award, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher and be a significant contributor to their team. After Academic All-District teams are announced, Academic All-America teams are voted on by sports information personnel from across the country.
Named this year’s Don Buchanan Award recipient as Minnesota State’s top male senior student-athlete, Turriff sports a 3.79 GPA and is completing a master’s degree in business administration, The De Pere, Wis., native captured a 2022 NCAA Division II national championship at 174 lbs and also finished second at the 2021 national championship tournament. A two-time All-American, Turriff finished his senior season with a 21-3 record and was the 2022 NCAA Super Region V Tournament champion. Named the 2022 NSIC Outstanding Senior Wrestler of the Year, Turriff was a three-time NWCA Scholar All-American. A three-time NCAA national championship tournament qualifier, Turriff finished his college career with a 63-17 record.