Champions crowned in five divisions at NWCA/Cliff Keen Multi-National Duals in Springfield, Ill.

By Coyte Cooper NWCA

MANHEIM, PA – With 64 top teams entering the 2013 NWCA/Cliff Keen Multi-Divisional National Duals, five emerged as champions following Saturday afternoon’s finals. One of the most exciting finals match-ups came at the NAIA division where a fall at the heavyweight class determined the match.

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St. Cloud State Wins NWCA DII National Duals Championship!

The #4 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team (11-0, 1-0 NSIC) continued its impressive run by claiming first place at the 2013 NWCA DIvision II National Duals on Jan. 13 in Springfield, Ill.

The Huskies earned their second consecutive NWCA National Duals crown with a thrilling 17-15 win over #7 Notre Dame (Ohio) in the championship match at the Prairie Capital Center in Springfield, Ill. SCSU earned its berth in the title bout with a 27-9 victory over #17 UW-Parkside in the semifinal round match in the morning of Jan. 13.

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Minnesota 41, Indiana 3

Minnesota Tallies Three Pins En Route to 41-3 Routing of Indiana

Wrapping up a weekend of Big Ten action, the No. 3 Minnesota wrestling team (10-1, 4-0 B1G) defeated Indiana (6-4, 0-2) in a dominating 41-3 performance this afternoon in Bloomington, Ind. Dylan Ness (149 lbs.), Logan Storley (174 lbs.), and Scott Schiller (197 lbs.) all tallied pins in their respective weight classes to pad Minnesota’s team score with bonus points.

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