College Recruiting: state champion Nicolas to Augustana University

Kaden Nicolas of Becker has committed to wrestling for Augustana University following his upcoming senior season.

Nicolas is a four-time state placewinner and three-time state finalist. As a junior, he won the Class AA 139-pound title in 2024. He was runner-up at 126 pounds as a sophomore, runner-up at 113 pounds as a freshman, and fifth at 106 pounds as an eighth-grader.

Nicolas is projected to wrestle at 149 pounds for the Vikings.

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Kaden Nicolas, Becker
2024 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 11th 139 1st 53-4
2023 Minnesota Christmas Tournament 2A 11th 145 5th
2023 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 10th 126 2nd 50-5
2022 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 9th 113 2nd 40-6
2021 Northern Plains Regional FS 16U 106 6th
2021 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 8th 106 5th 35-4

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