Sprenkle Knocked Out of NCAA Championships

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – North Dakota State sophomore Trent Sprenkle was eliminated from the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships after losing to Stanford’s Ryan Mango in the consolation quarterfinals. Mango, the 7th seed in the tournament, defeated Sprenkle in a 12-7 decision.  Mango recorded four takedowns in the first period to take an 8-3 lead. … Continue reading

Sprenkle Wins Twice at NCAA Championships, Advances to Consolation Quarterfinals

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – North Dakota State sophomore Trent Sprenkle pushed his win streak to three with a victory in the consolation bracket third round at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Friday, March 18.  His three NCAA wins are the most for a Bison wrestler since the transition from Division II. Sprenkle claimed an… Continue reading

Sprenkle Wins Second Straight at NCAA Championships

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – North Dakota State sophomore Trent Sprenkle won his second straight bout at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Friday, March 18. Sprenkle won a 10-5 decision over Steven Keith of Harvard.  Sprenkle opened with a dominant first period, scoring a takedown, a two-point near fall and a three-point near fall… Continue reading

Sprenkle Advances, Salminen Eliminated at NCAA Championships

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – North Dakota State sophomore Trent Sprenkle defeated Garrett Frey of Princeton to advance to the second round in the consolation bracket at the NCAA Division I Championships on Thursday, March 17. Sprenkle pinned Frey 2 minutes and 48 seconds into the first period. The Billings, Mont. native tallied an… Continue reading

Gophers Kick Off NCAA Championships

All-Americans Zach Sanders and Mike Thorn each posted 2-0 records in the opening day of competition to advance to the quarterfinals as theMinnesota wrestling team currently sits in ninth place at the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Five other Gophers remain active in the consolation brackets. Sanders opened the day for Minnesota with a… Continue reading