Keeter places 2nd at ASICS University Nationals

AKRON, Ohio — Augsburg College wrestler Will Keeter (JR, Twin Falls, Idaho) placed second in the Greco-Roman 70-kilogram (154-pound) weight class at the ASICS University National Championships, held on Friday at the University of Akron.

With his second-place finish, Keeter will qualify to compete at the ASICS U.S. World Team Trials, which will be held June 21-23 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. At the trials, he will be able to compete in either the 66 kg (145.5 pounds) or 74 kg (163 pounds) classes, both Olympic-level weight classes. Continue reading

Auggies announce postseason award winners

MINNEAPOLIS — The Augsburg College wrestling team held its annual posteason recognition banquet on Saturday evening at the Christensen Center. Approximately 90 people, including current student-athletes, parents, and various supporters of the program attended the banquet, according to Augsburg head coach Mark Matzek. The banquet, which was organized through the Augsburg College Event Services staff, consisted of a catered meal courtesy of Aviands Dining Service, an awards presenation by the Augsburg coaching staff, and a screening of the 2012-13 highlight video produced by Augsburg assistant coach Tony Valek. Continue reading