SCSU Wrestling Names 2012-13 Team Captains

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University wrestling head coach Steve Costanzo and staff have announced their team captains for the upcoming 2012-2013 season.

Seven individuals have been named team captains for the 2012-2013 wrestling campaign. Seniors Eric Ellington, Jacob D. Horn, Jacob R. Horn, Jacob Kahnke, Shamus O’Grady, Andy Pokorny and Kurt Salmen will be leading the way for the Huskies. The husky leaders look to improve on a second consecutive NCAA DII Runner-Up campaign.

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The Guillotine – October 12, 2012

The October 12, 2012 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Featured content in this issue includes: Summer Wrestling in Review | Cambridge-Isanti Wrestling: Kids Building Kids | One-On-One With Dan Chandler | Where Have They Gone? Larry Marchionda.

More content in this issue: Lace ‘Em Up | MWCA Report | Open Tournament Calendar | Camps, Clinics, and Training | Officially Speaking | Ask the Doc | High School Coaching Changes | Years Ago | MN/USA Wrestling Annual Awards | USA Wrestling Junior/Cadet Nationals.

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SCSU Wrestling Ready for 2012-13 Campaign

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo announced the 2012-13 schedule for the Husky’s today.  SCSU will host six duals, one intra-squad match and the annual Holiday Inn/Husky Open.

SCSU’s first action of the season comes on Nov. 10 when the Huskies travel to Ames, Iowa., for the Harold Nichols Open.  Their November schedule will conclude on Nov. 17 when they travel to Moorhead, Minn., to compete at the Finn Grinaker Open.

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Minnesota State Wrestling Set to Embark on 2012-13 Campaign

Mankato, Minn. — The Minnesota State University wrestling team enters the 2012-13 season searching for a fresh start as the squad will have 19 new wrestlers, but will find leadership behind two returning All-Americans.

The Mavericks went 5-9 in dual action in 2011-12, were 3-4 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, earned a ninth-place finish in regional action, and had a pair of underclassmen, David Demo and Cody Quinn, qualify for the NCAA Championship tournament.

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Makovsky and Matzek to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

Jim Makovsky and Mark Matzkek will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, October 10.

Makovsky is his 20th year as the head wrestling coach at Minnesota State-Mankato. He has coached 10 NCAA champions during his tenure.

Matzek is in his fifth year as the head wrestling coach at Augsburg College. He led the Auggies to an NCAA Division III wrestling championship in 2010. He was also a two-time NCAA champion for Augsburg.

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