SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana wrestling travels to Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend to compete in the NWCA National Duals. AU is one of 16 teams from NCAA DII that will be participating in the tournament. There are three other NSIC teams competing in the event, with St. Cloud State, UMary and Upper Iowa also traveling south for the NWCA National Duals.
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Two Vikings were individually ranked in the latest NWCA rankings. Jaxson Rohman saw the fifth spot in the poll at 125 pounds. Rohman has a record of 7-1 this season with four falls. At 157 pounds, Miles Fitzgerald is in the 10th spot in the poll. Fitzgerald is 12-4 overall this season with one technical fall, three major decision wins and seven wins by decision.
The Vikings hold a record of 4-3 overall and 1-0 in NSIC action. Augustana was last on the mat in Kearney, Nebraska, on December 17th when the team faced York and No. 2 Nebraska Kearney. Augustana split the duals, defeating York 50-3 and falling to UNK 31-14.
In Augustana’s first conference dual of the season against MSU Moorhead, the Vikings defeated the Dragons 31-15. Augustana saw victories in seven of 10 weight classes.
The Vikings return to the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for an NSIC matchup against Minot State slated for 7 p.m. on January 12. AU continues conference action on the road at St. Cloud State on January 15.