Fogarty finds success on college mat

There have been a lot of Scott West wrestlers that have found success on the college mat.

For Jordan’s Andrew Fogarty, he’s in the running to have one the best college wrestling careers of any Scott West wrestler after he wrapped up his college career this past spring.

The other Scott West wrestlers in that conversation are Pat McNamara and Micheal Kroells, who both finished their careers as three-time All-Americans.

Fogarty finished his four-year wrestling career at North Dakota State University with a career record of 96-35 (28 career pinfalls), a four-time NCAA Championships qualifier, three-time Big 12 runner-up, and with a 2020 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-America Team Honorable Mention honor.

“My time at NDSU I would say was both very fast and very slow at the same time,” Fogarty said. “I say this because the wrestling season can be very long and grueling especially with it being about a six-month-long season. The workouts were tough but you had a whole team that was doing everything with you which made it easier — misery loves company.” Continue reading at

Sykora, Franek, and Fogarty Honored as NWCA announces 2020 Division I All-America Teams

MANHEIM, Pa. – North Dakota State 133 Cam Sykora earned second-team All-American honors, and 157 Jared Franek and 165 Andrew Fogarty were honorable mention as the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the 2020 Division I All-American teams.

Each year the NWCA recognizes the outstanding work of the DI Student-Athletes by naming the All-Americans based on their achievements in the national championship, however, this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic the championships were canceled.

All-American honors were based on each wrestler’s overall body of work through the conference tournaments and up to the national championships.

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NDSU’s Fogarty, Eaton Each Claim Third Titles at Bison Open

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University 165-pounder Andrew Fogarty and 197 Cordell Eaton each won their third title, while 157-pounder Clay Ream claimed his second at the 47th annual Bison Open before 647 spectators at Scheels Center in the Sanford Health Complex.

North Dakota State is scheduled to open the dual season at No. 7-ranked Iowa at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and at No. 13 Northern Iowa at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.

Fogarty rolled up a 4-0 record in claiming his third Bison Open championship including a 9-0 major decision over South Dakota State’s Logan Peterson. He had a pair of major decisions, one tech fall and his first pin of the season. Fogarty improved to 9-1 this season.

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