Dragons Hosts Cobbers on Thursday, Travels to No. 8 Peacocks on Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team is set to host crosstown foe Concordia for a dual on Thursday, Jan. 23 starting at 7 p.m. The Dragons will then travel to face No. 8 Upper Iowa at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Fayette, Iowa.

MSUM is 0-4 overall in duals this season. The Dragons are coming off a 33-6 loss at home against Augustana (S.D.) last weekend. MSUM grabbed two wins on the day.

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Iowa remains unanimous No. 1 as solid crowds highlight wrestling’s weekend

Manheim, Pennsylvania – The flood of upsets slowed in the most recent week of Division I wrestling competition. After eleven ranked teams fell a week ago, just one team was upended by an unranked team, causing scant movement as the most recent NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll was released on Tuesday.

Unbeaten Iowa (7-0) remained the unanimous No. 1 after pickup up a 26-6 win over No. 7 Nebraska in front of 12,883 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday night. It was the 41st largest crowd for a dual meet in NCAA wrestling history and of the 87 duals in recorded history that have drawn over 10,000 fans, 37 have taken place at the iconic arena. Penn State (6-1) remained second after beating No. 22 Rutgers 38-6. Penn State’s attendance is also worth noting as the match was the 53rd straight sellout at Rec Hall and the 58th sellout in the last 60 home duals for the Nittany Lions regardless of facility.

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On-Target Attitude & Response

The chosen attitude and response of excellence

By Mark Schwab, Opportunities to Succeed

People throw the word “Attitude” around like they do Confidence, Goals or Toughness like it’s just some motivational idea.

We tend to think of attitude as positive or negative and very likely don’t realize the magnitude of CHOOSING an On-target Attitude. Thoughts are something that happen to us but attitude is something we choose. Your attitude is determined a little at a time. Attitude is a pattern of chosen and or allowed thoughts, beliefs, emotions, that’s reflected in your behaviors/performance. 

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NDSU at Iowa State on Sunday Postponed

The North Dakota State-Iowa State Big 12 Conference wrestling dual scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Hilton Coliseum has been postponed due to blizzard and hazardous road conditions. The teams are looking to reschedule the dual. No makeup date has been announced.

NDSU (3-3, 0-1 #Big12WR) is scheduled to host Oklahoma (2-2, 0-1 #Big12WR) at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Scheels Center. The Sooners wrestle West Virginia on Sunday.