Vikings add one for 2023

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Augustana wrestling head coach Jason Reitmeier announced the addition of Braiden Kort to the 2023 signing class on Tuesday. Kort will enroll in the fall of 2023.

Braiden Kort | 125 pounds | Juniata, Nebraska | Hastings HS
Reitmeier on Kort: “Really excited to announce the signing of Braiden Kort. We were looking to add another great light weight that could come in and compete right away and we found that in Braiden. Braiden and his family first off are great people! What drew me to Braiden is his attitude for competition. He loves to compete and has the skill set in all positions to do that at the DII level. Braiden brings a lot of state and national accolades. It will be exciting to watch the 2023 class compete with each other next year.”

High School: Kort will graduate from Hastings High School in May of 2023. As a junior, he helped his team to a fourth-place finish at the state tournament, held an individual record of 49-1 and is a three-time state runner-up in Nebraska.

Personal: Braiden is the son of Jessica and Brian Kort. He has two siblings and enjoys playing golf. While at Augustana, he plans to major in Business.

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