Alumni and SCSU Seniors to be Saluted on Feb. 12
St. Cloud State will salute its Alumni Wrestlers and Senior Wrestlers on Feb. 12. This year’s group of seniors includes Tad Merritt, Lucas Munkelwitz, Derek Skala and Jake Tabbert.
The deadline for coaches to nominate their teams for the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Academic Team Award is this Friday, February 10, 2012.
Olympian Brandon Paulson talks to Takedown Wrestling about Jake Deitchler’s retirement from competition. Listen at takedownradio.com
Mitchel Lexvold of Kenyon-Wanamingo won his 200th career match on Saturday. With the win, the Lexvold brothers are tied for the most Career Wins by Brothers in Minnesota at 699 wins.
Interview with Logan Storley.
With former heavyweight national champion Brock Lesnar on the bench for the first half, the Gophers wrestling team defeated Nebraska 26-7 to capture a share of the Big Ten Conference’s regular season dual meet crown.
“[Winning the Big Ten] is big, because everybody’s in it,” head coach J Robinson said. “We wrestled everybody. We wrestled all the top teams. So it’s great because they earned it, this team earned that championship.” Continue reading at mndaily.com
Winning a championship in any sport is remarkable, but one wrestler who was born with only one leg came to Minnesota to share his remarkable story and a message of determination while thanking a local foundation for raising enough money to get him a custom prosthetic. View/Continue reading at myfoxtwincities.com