Huskies ink five standouts

St. Cloud State Wrestling announces first five members of 2023 recruiting class

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – St. Cloud State Wrestling head coach Steve Costanzo has announced the first five members of the program’s 2023 recruiting class.

The signees, who plan to enroll at SCSU next fall include Colton Bornholdt (149/157, New Prague, Minn.), Dominic Ducato (125, Carpentersville, IL), Cole Glazier (174/184, Kasson, Minn.), Derek Johnson (157/165, Hoxie, KS), and Tyler Wells (133/141, Princeton, Minn.

“I am really looking forward to working with these fine young men,” Costanzo said, “These guys love to compete and all wrestle year-round. It will be very exciting to bring such a high-quality group of individuals to our program.”

Colton Bornholdt | New Prague, Minn. | New Prague High School

117-17 High School Record (three years)
2022 MN/USA Wrestling State – FS – 1st
2022 MSHSL State Tournament – 2A – 2nd
2021 Rumble on the Red – 5th
2021 Minnesota Christmas Tournament – 5th
2021 MSHSL State Tournament – 3A – 3rd
2020 – MSHSL State Tournament – 3A – 4th
Intended Major: Construction Technology
Parents: Shawn & Melissa

“Colton is a great pick-up for Huskies Wrestling. He is everything we are looking for in a student-athlete. Bornholdt loves to compete in the sport of wrestling and is only getting better and better. I look for great things to come from this young man.”

Coach Costanzo on Colton Bornholdt

Dominic Ducato | Carpentersville, Ill. | Jacobs High School

79-19 High School Record (three years)
2022 IL/USA Wrestling State – FS – 1st
2022 IHSA State Tournament – 3A – DNP
2022 IHSA Section Tournament – 3A – 1st
2021 Al Dvorak Invite – 4th
2021 USAW Preseason Nationals – 6th
2021 IWCOA State Tournament – 3A – 4th
2021 IHSA Section Tournament – 3A – 1st
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: Paul & Alana

“Dominic is an extremely scrappy competitor who competes with a lot of grit and intensity. He fills in the depth at a much-needed weight class for the Huskies – 125-pounds. I look forward to being a part of his development and watching his growth in the sport of wrestling.”

Coach Costanzo on Dominic Ducato

Cole Glazier | Kasson, Minn. | Kasson-Mantorville High School

167-38 High School Record (four years)
2022 Northern Plains Regional – FS – 1st
2022 MSHSL State Tournament – 2A – 2nd
2021 Minnesota Christmas Tournament – 2nd
2021 MSHSL State Tournament – 3rd
2019 Rumble on the Red – 3rd
2019 MN/USA Wrestling State – FS – 2nd
Intended Major: Sports Recreation
Parents: Dan & Ann

“Cole is an extremely talented individual that will add much needed depth to our upper weights. This guy flat out knows how to compete and I think he will be a major contributor to Huskies wrestling early in his career. We are very excited about the possibilities with Cole.”

Coach Costanzo on Cole Glazier

Derek Johnson | Hoxie, Kan. | Hoxie High School

118-4 High School Record (three years)
2022 National High School Recruiting Showcase – 1st
2022 USAW Pre-season Nationals – 6th
2022 Southern Plains Regional – FS – 3rd
2022 Southern Plains Regional – GR – 3rd
2022 KSHSAA 3-2-1A State Tournament – 1st
2021 KSHSAA 3-2-1A State Tournament – 1st
2020 KSHSAA 3-2-1A State Tournament – 1st
Intended Major: Mechanical Engineering
Parents: Heath & Casey

“Derek was a high priority for me over the last year during the recruiting process. He models the strong characteristic attributes, the academics and athletic skills that we look for out of a student-athlete. When you combine all of these skills, you get the make-up for one heck of a college wrestler. We really look forward to working with him.”

Coach Costanzo on Derek Johnson

Tyler Wells | Princeton, Minn. | Princeton High School

126-1 High School Record (three years)
2022 MSHSL State Tournament – 2A – 1st
2021 USA Wrestling Nationals – FS – 3rd
2021 MSHSL State Tournament – 2A – 1st
2020 MSHSL State Tournament – 2A – 1st
2019 UWW World Championships – FS – 1st
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: Eric Wells & Carin Stresemann

“Tyler, no doubt, is one of the most highly decorated prospects that we have ever recruited. We think he has the ability to make an immediate impact at the NCAA level and on the national scene. I am extremely excited about the possibilities with him.”

Coach Costanzo on Tyler Wells

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