Augsburg to compete at NCAA Division III national tourney this weekend

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Eleven-time national champion Augsburg College will have eight wrestlers competing at the NCAA Division III Wrestling National Championships this Friday and Saturday (3/15-16) at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. Action begins at 11 a.m. on Friday with preliminary rounds, and quarterfinal and wrestleback action at 6 p.m. On Saturday, action continues at 10 a.m. with championship semifinals, consolation action and placing matches for third, fifth and seventh places. Parade of All-Americans will be at 6:30 p.m., with the championship matches scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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Thirty-Four Huskies Named to 2012-13 NSIC Winter All-Academic Teams

Burnsville, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) announced the 2012-13 Winter All-Academic team and thirty-four St. Cloud State University student-athletes representing men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s indoor track and field, women’s indoor track and field, women’s swimming and diving, and wrestling have been recognized for their academic success.

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Eight of Ten Gophers Seeded for 2013 NCAA Championships

All 10 starters will compete next week in Des Moines

Coming off a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, where two wrestlers were crowned individual champions, the Minnesota wrestling team will be traveling to the 2013 NCAA Championships in search of a national title. The Gophers will be taking a full roster of participants to Des Moines, Iowa after all 10 starters earned automatic qualifications at the last weekend’s tournament.

The NCAA has released the seeding announcements as well as the competition brackets for the event, which will take place March 21-23 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Eight of Minnesota’s 10 are seeded in their respective weight classes.

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Bison’s Stoll, Knutson Receive At-Large Bids to NCAA Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – North Dakota State senior 184-pounder Mac Stoll and sophomore heavyweight Evan Knutson were among the at-large bids for the 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships announced Wednesday evening by the NCAA. Stoll and Knutson will join senior Trent Sprenkle (125 pounds) and junior Steven Monk (165 pounds) to give NDSU four qualifiers for the national meet.

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