BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota State wrestling team has been ranked seventh in the 2022-23 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Wrestling Coaches’ Poll.
The Mavericks accumulated 36 points in the poll. St. Cloud State led the poll with 81 points and received a total of nine first-place votes.
The 2021-22 NSIC Wrestler of the Year and Minnesota State’s own, Darrell Mason, was named the NSIC Preseason Wrestler of the Year by league coaches for this upcoming season. Mason, a senior from Chicago, Ill., finished his season last year with a perfect record of 22-0 as the 2022 NCAA DII Individual Champion in the 285-pound weight class. Mason was also awarded the 2021-22 NWCA DII Wrestler of the Year award.
Minnesota State’s season gets underway this Saturday starting with the Yellow Jacket Open in Rochester, Minn. The Maverick’s 2022-23 full schedule can be found HERE.
2022-23 NSIC Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Poll
St. Cloud State (9) 81
Augustana (1) 73
Northern State 56
Upper Iowa 49
Minnesota State 36
SW Minnesota State 24
Minot State 19
MSU Moorhead 9
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