Gophers Close Out Home Slate against No. 2 Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS – The No. 11 University of Minnesota wrestling program (11-2, 4-2 B1G) is set for their home finale on Friday night, as they look to go undefeated at home for the first time since the 2014-15 season against the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes (12-1, 5-1 B1G) inside Maturi Pavilion at 8:00 p.m. CST.

The dual will be broadcasted live on Big Ten Network with Ray Flores and Tim Johnson on the call. Fans can also follow along to match-by-match updates on Twitter at @GopherWrestling.

Minnesota is coming off the heels of a 24-9 win over No. 17 Illinois, where the Gophers claimed seven of the ten bouts, including three upset victories from Jake Bergeland, Cael Carlson, and Bailee O’Reilly

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NWCA Division III Poll – February 2, 2023

Manheim, PA – On Thursday the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released their fifth set of regular season Division III Men’s Coaches Tournament and Dual Polls, as well as national and regional individual rankings.

Wartburg now sits at the top of both the Tournament and Dual Top 25 polls. This following their 22-14 upset win over then #1 Augsburg. The tournament poll top five is now comprised of #1 Wartburg (71 pts), #2 Johnson & Wales (51 pts), #3 Augsburg (48pts), #4 Baldwin Wallace (45.5 pts), and finally #5 Loras (34 pts).

Wartburg (12-1) is now the new #1 jumping up from third while #2 Augsburg (8-1), #3 Johnson & Wales (26-3), #4 UW-La Crosse (13-3), and #5 Baldwin Wallace (15-2) round out the top five.

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No. 14 Vikings Welcome UMary, MSU for NSIC Matchups

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The No. 14 Augustana wrestling team hosts two NSIC opponents at the Elmen Center this weekend. On Friday, the No. 14 UMary Marauders come to town for a dual scheduled for 8 p.m., taking place after the high school dual that takes place at 6 p.m. The Vikings are set to take on the Minnesota State Mavericks on Saturday at 7 p.m. for Parent’s Night.

Live results can be found at GoAugie.com/Live and on the GoAugie app, presented by CellOnly, found in the app store and on Google play.

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NDSU Heads to Colorado for Final Road Duals of Season

FARGO, N.D. – The No. 13/16 North Dakota State wrestling program will wrap up the road portion of the dual schedule this weekend in Colorado with trips to Air Force and Northern Colorado.

Dual Schedule
Friday, Feb. 3 – at Air Force – 8 p.m. CT
Saturday, Feb. 4 – at Northern Colorado – 7 p.m. CT

Dual Coverage
Both duals will be streamed live on FloWrestling. The duals will also have live results through TrackWrestling. Links for coverage will be available on GoBison.com.

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Road test for No. 5 Huskies awaits at No. 10 Upper Iowa

St. Cloud State looks to jump Peacocks in NSIC standings on Thursday evening

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling continues their five dual road stand on Thursday with a match against No. 10 Upper Iowa. The Huskies and Peacocks will begin at 7:00 p.m. CT in Fayette at the Dorman Memorial Gymnasium, squaring off in a battle between the second and third-place teams in the current NSIC standings.

SIZING UP THE PEACOCKS
Wrestling their final season in the NSIC, Heath Grimm’s Upper Iowa squad enters the dual 9-3 with a 5-1 record in Northern Sun competition. The Peacocks’ lone conference loss came at the hands of No. 14 Mary, while the team features four ranked wrestlers in No. 4 Tate Murty (141), No. 2 Chase Luensman (165), No. 8 Dalton Hahn (197) and No. 10 Zach Ryg (HWT).

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