Johnnies Begin 2012-13 Campaign at Home Friday, Travel to Augsburg Saturday

Saint John’s begins its 2012-13 wrestling season with a 7 p.m. dual against Northwestern (Iowa) this Friday, Nov. 16, at the Old Gym (Guild Hall) in Collegeville. The Johnnies then travel to compete at the annual Augsburg Open Saturday, Nov. 17. The tournament is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start at Si Melby Hall in Minneapolis. Continue reading

MSU-Mankato 33 Waldorf 6

Mankato, Minn. — The new-look Mavericks took to the mat for the first time Thursday night as they defeated Waldorf 33-6. Of the eight matches it won, Minnesota State recorded a fall and three tech falls en route to the victory. Sophomore Drew Lexvold (141 lbs) set the tone early for MSU by pinning Dillon Spates at 1:40. Lexvold was trailing 0-2 after a Spates takedown at 0:45 before escaping at 0:52, and recording a takedown at 1:30 that eventually led to the fall. Continue reading

SCSU to Open 2012-13 Season in Iowa

The #2 St. Cloud State University wrestling team will open its 2012-13 season on Nov. 10 with a trip to the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The action begins at 9 a.m. in Hilton Coliseum.

This open tournament features some of the nation’s top NCAA Division I, II and III wrestlers. The tournament will also mark the official start of the season for the Huskies, which have finished as runner-up at the NCAA Division II tournaments in 2011 and 2012. Continue reading