Gophers avenge losses, win National Duals

The Gophers avenged midseason losses for the second year in a row at the National Duals.

The Gophers made a statement to the college wrestling world this weekend at Williams Arena as they repeated as National Duals champions.

No. 4 Minnesota avenged midseason losses to No. 2 Iowa and No. 1 Oklahoma State to win its second straight title. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com

St. Cloud State Captures Third Consecutive Regional Title

Waterloo, Iowa – The #1 St. Cloud State University wrestling team captured its third consecutive NCAA Division II Super Region 3 championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Young Arena in Waterloo, Iowa.

The Huskies posted 140.5 team points ahead of second place Upper Iowa with 95.5 points. SCSU captured four individual titles at the region tournament and will advance nine wrestlers to the upcoming NCAA Division II championships on March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala. Continue reading

Mavericks Qualify Four for NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship

Waterloo, Iowa – Cody Quinn won the 165-lb weight class as No. 8 Minnesota State had four wrestlers punch their ticket to the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship on Saturday, en route to a third-place finish with 84.5 points. Quinn, along with David Demo (125 lbs), Alphonso Vruno (133 lbs) and Aaron Norgren (184 lbs) all extended their seasons with their performances at Young Arena. Continue reading

Three Vikings going to nationals, team finishes seventh at regional

WATERLOO, Iowa – Augustana placed seventh at the Super Regional Three Championship and qualified three wrestlers for the NCAA Championship Sunday.

The Vikings racked up 68.5 team points while St. Cloud State earned the regional title with 140.5 team points and Upper Iowa took second scoring 95.5 team points. Continue reading

Reinsma and Begin brothers punch NCAA Nationals tickets; Kyle Begin captures 174 crown

WATERLOO, Iowa – Southwest Minnesota State wrestler’s Justin Reinsma (133), Jacob Begin (165) and Kyle Begin (174) all claimed berths to the NCAA National Tournament that will be held in Birmingham, Ala., March 8-9 by placing in the top four at the NCAA Division II Super Regional 3 today. Continue reading