St. Cloud State hosts Minnesota State in first home dual

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – The St. Cloud State University wrestling team is coming home.

After two dual matches on a road and an early season cancellation, the Huskies will compete in Halenbeck Hall for the first time in 2021. The team’s first home opponent: Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) rival Minnesota State, currently the No. 11 ranked team in Division II.

The dual is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the Halenbeck Hall Gymnasium. At this time, St. Cloud State will allow a limited number of family members for both the home and visiting teams to attend the match, with no more than 150 people in the gym. For those who cannot attend, the match will be streamed live on the NSIC Network, and fans can also follow along via TrackWrestling.

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MSUM at Northern State Cancelled

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling dual at Northern State, which was scheduled for Thursday, has been canceled due to COVID-19 test protocols. Officials from both schools made the announcement on Tuesday.

Per NSIC scheduling guidelines for this season, this dual will not be rescheduled.

Huskies ink Colorado champ to 2021 recruit class

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – St. Cloud State University head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo announced the addition of one more student-athlete to an already strong 2021 recruiting class. Mac Copeland (Bennett, Colo.) has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Huskies.

“Mac is a highly decorated student-athlete coming in from the state of Colorado,” Costanzo said. “He comes from a long list of brothers who wrestled and competed at the college level. I believe Mac has the potential to really excel at this level and we will look for him to make a huge impact for the Huskies.”

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Navy, Binghamton break into Top 25

Manheim, Pennsylvania – With the shortened season, the amount of time for teams to build momentum in dual meets is truncated. For Binghamton and Navy, the two EIWA teams are making the most of their time on the mats with quality performances and those performances have led to their season debuts in the NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.

Navy (2-1) and first-year head coach Cary Kolat nearly upset Pittsburgh to start the season. Since, the Midshipmen beat Clarion and then-No. 18 Lehigh. Binghamton topped then-No. 22 Army West Point convincingly last week, winning seven out of 10 bouts in a 23-10 win over the Black Knights.

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