No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling and No. 4 UW-Parkside to Wrestle for First Place

Top-5 Matchup could determine NSIC Regular Season Championship

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling (11-1, 6-0 NSIC) heads to No. 4 Wisconsin-Parkside (9-0, 7-0 NSIC) on Saturday for an important dual that could decide the regular-season conference championship. The dual is scheduled to start at 12:00 p.m. CT at De Simone Arena.

Both teams enter the dual with undefeated marks, with UWP at 7-0 in conference action and SCSU at 6-0. The winner of the dual will be in first place in the NSIC standings, with only a few remaining duals left in the regular season.

FOLLOW THE HUSKIES
The dual will be streamed for free at team1sports.com/Parkside, with live results available through TrackWrestling.

PROBABLES VS. UW-PARKSIDE
125: No. 7 Conor Knopick (SCSU) vs. No. 3 Shane Corrigan (UWP)
133: Caleb Meekins or Sam Spencer (SCSU) vs. No. 6 Matthew Chi (UWP)
141: No. 12 Alyeus Craig (SCSU) vs. No. 2 Cayden Henschel (UWP)
149: No. 8 Colby Njos or Nolan Throne (SCSU) vs. No. 12 Jalen Spuhler (UWP)
157: No. 1 Nick Novak (SCSU) vs. Ben Durocher (UWP)
165: Ethan Hendrickson or No. 10 Anthony Herrera (SCSU) vs. Brady Schuh (UWP)
174: Bryce Dagel or Jude Link (SCSU) vs. No. 6 Brody Hemauer (UWP)
184: No. 10 Bryce FitzPatrick or Tyson Meyer (SCSU) vs. Reece Worachek (UWP)
197: No. 4 Dominic Murphy (SCSU) vs. Chase Stegall (UWP)
HWT: Jadon Mims or Elijah Novak (SCSU) vs. Lloyd Reynolds (UWP)

NWCA RANKINGS
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its fourth Division-II Men’s Coaches Poll on Jan. 22, with the Huskies checking in at No. 5 with 52 points. Central Oklahoma now holds the No. 1 spot all alone with 93 points, while Lander checks in at No. 2 with 71 points. Rounding out the top five is West Liberty at No. 3 (55 points), IW-Parkside (54 points), and SCSU (52 points). Below is a look at the Huskies including in the individual rankings (top-12 for each weight class).
No. 1 – Nick Novak (157 pounds)
No. 4 – Dominic Murphy (197 pounds)
No. 7 – Conor Knopick (125 pounds)
No. 8 – Colby Njos (149 pounds)
No. 10 – Anthony Herrera (165 pounds)
No. 10 – Bryce FitzPatrick (184 pounds)
No. 12 – Alyeus Craig (141 pounds)

Information regarding single dual and season tickets can be found at scsutickets.com. For all the latest on St. Cloud State Wrestling, stay tuned to SCSUHuskies.com and follow the team on X (Twitter), Instagram, and Facebook.

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