MINNEAPOLIS — Several members of the Augsburg College wrestling team were honored recently at the team’s annual postseason banquet, held at the college’s Christensen Center. More than 125 guests attended the banquet.
Three-time All-American Tony Valek (SR, Belle Plaine, Minn./Scott West) and two-time All-American and 2012 heavyweight national champion Chad Johnson (SO, Ferryville, Wis./DeSoto HS) were named the team’s co-Most Valuable Wrestlers. Continue reading at athletics.augsburg.edu
MANHEIM, Pa. – The North Dakota State wrestling team was named one of the National Wrestling Coaches Association annual All-Academic Top 30 Teams and junior Trent Sprenkle was selected to the individual All-Academic team. Continue reading
The National Wrestling Coaches Association has announced its annual Division I All-Academic Top 30 Teams and the NWCA Individual All-Academic wrestling team for the 2011-12 wrestling season.
Minnesota was 24th as a team on the Top 30 List with an average GPA of 3.0478. Continue reading
Itasca Community College has hired a new Head Wrestling Coach. David Copp, of Oostburg, Wis., has been introduced as the New Head Wrestling Coach. David served as the Assistant this last season, and helped an Itasca team that finished sixth in the Nation, with five National Qualifiers and an All-American. Continue reading at grandrapidsmn.com
By Mike Finn
J Robinson doesn’t needed to be reminded by those outside the Minnesota wrestling program that he is 65 years old.
That happens enough from those inside the Gopher wrestling room. Continue reading at win-magazine.com
Itasca Community College wrestler Casey Williams will continue his wrestling career at MSU-Moorhead.
Williams is a two-time NJCCA All-American for Itasca placing 7th at 141 in 2011 and 8th at 149 in 2012. Continue reading