St. Cloud State University redshirt senior Shamus O’Grady (Coon Rapids) was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week on Dec. 10. This marks the second time this season that O’Grady has earned NSIC Wrestler of the Week honors.
Dragon Wrestlers to Host DIII Power Augsburg in Dual Tuesday
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team puts its unbeaten dual record to the test on Tuesday when it hosts Division III power Augsburg for a match at 7 p.m. at Alex Nemzek Hall.
Champion Ness fulfills childhood dream of coaching
Jayson Ness, who won a national title at Minnesota, now helps coach the team.
Jayson Ness sent a letter to J Robinson as a child that said he wanted to coach the Gophers.
It was a small gesture at the time, one that Ness wasn’t sure Minnesota’s wrestling coach would recognize.
But Robinson did. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com
Dramatic finish helps Gophers sweep
Minnesota’s win against Oregon State came down to the last match.
The Gophers wrestling team bounced back from its first loss a week ago with two wins at the Sports Pavilion over the weekend.
The weekend sweep was no easy task, though. Minnesota dominated Northwestern 33-7 on Friday night but needed a dramatic win in the final match Saturday to beat Oregon State. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com
Vikings place four unattached wrestlers at Buena Vista
STORM LAKE, Iowa – Augustana placed four unattached wrestlers at the Buena Vista Open on Saturday afternoon in Storm Lake, Iowa. Morgan Engbrecht was the 125-pound champion in the open tournament.
Mavericks Compete in UNI Open Saturday
Cedar Falls, Iowa – The No. 9 Minnesota State wrestling team traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa to compete in the UNI Open Saturday. The Mavericks placed two wrestlers in a tournament littered with Division I teams. Junior David Demo (125 lbs) and freshman Alphonso Vruno (133 lbs) were the two Mavericks to place in the highly-competitive tournament.
Weber, Scherkenbach Lead NDSU Redshirts at Husky Open
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Unattached North Dakota State freshmen wrestlers Hunter Weber and Justin Scherkenbach each claimed runner-up finishes at the 2012 Holiday Inn/Husky Open wrestling tournament hosted by St. Cloud State University on Saturday.