ABERDEEN, S.D. – If anyone questioned the St. Cloud State University wrestling team’s dominance heading into the Super Region V Championship in Aberdeen, South Dakota, they need not anymore. After one of the most bizarre seasons in recent history, the Huskies once again stood atop the podium, earning their fifth consecutive NCAA Division II Championship with 116.5 points.
St. Cloud State was forced to share the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Title in mid-February due to the COVID-19 shortened season, but the team left little doubt that it’s the best in the region. The Huskies saw seven wrestlers qualify for semifinal matches, with six of those seven reaching the finals. Additionally, Garrett Vos (Bonifacius, Minn. / Waconia), Joseph Bianchini (Elk Grove Village, Ill. / Immaculate Conception), Devin FitzPatrick (Mahtomedi, Minn. / Mahtomedi), Billy Pitzner (Jefferson, Wis. / Milton) and Kameron Teacher (Grove City, Ohio / Central Crossing) all need to make more room in their trophy cases, as they were crowned Regional Champions in their respective weight classes Saturday evening.
No. 1 Voss went 4-0 at 133 pounds, winning his second consecutive regional weight class with a 13-4 major decision win over Augustana’s Brandon Carroll. The junior will make his third consecutive trip to nationals with the win and improves his already impressive perfect season record to 9-0.
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