The latest 2020 NCAA wrestling award standings

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released updated standings for the 2020 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships.

The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the 2012 wrestling championships. The three awards, given in each division, honor the Most Dominant Wrestler as well as the student-athletes that have accumulated the most falls and the most technical falls throughout the course of the regular and postseasons.

For falls and tech falls to be counted for the awards they must come against opponents in the same division (i.e. Division II vs. Division II). Ties in the two categories are broken based on the aggregate time.

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Auggies net 7 champs in top division at Saint John’s

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — The No. 2-ranked Augsburg University men’s wrestling team claimed seven of the 10 weight-class titles in the top division at the Saint John’s University North Country Open, held on Saturday.

Thirty-one Augsburg wrestlers combined for a 55-35 record with 25 bonus-point wins — 17 pins, three technical falls and five major decisions. Ranked No. 2 in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings, the Auggies faced numerous wrestlers from upper-division schools, including top-ranked Division II squad St. Cloud State, Division II squad Minnesota State-Mankato and Division I programs North Dakota State and Minnesota.

Top-ranked 184-pounder Tanner Vassar (SR, Maple Lake, Minn./Maple Lake HS) improved to 21-0 on the season with three victories over upper-weight wrestlers, scoring first-period pins in his first two matches and a 10-5 win over North Dakota State’s Gary Wokojance in the title bout. Vassar now has 12 pins on the season and 42 in his 114-29 career.

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Saint John’s North Country Open

2020 Saint John’s North Country Open results. Saturday, January 25 at Collegeville, MN.

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NCAA Wrestling Awards Standings Update – Week 3

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released updated standings for the 2020 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships.

The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the 2012 wrestling championships. The three awards, given in each division, honor the Most Dominant Wrestler as well as the student-athletes that have accumulated the most falls and the most technical falls throughout the course of the regular and postseasons.

For falls and tech falls to be counted for the awards they must come against opponents in the same division (i.e. Division II vs. Division II). Ties in the two categories are broken based on the aggregate time.

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Division 3 Tournament & Dual Team Polls and Individual Rankings

Manheim, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III team dual meet, team tournament, and individual rankings have been released. There were quite a few changes in each poll after all the action that took place over the weekend at the US Marine Corps/NWCA Multi-Division National Duals Championships in Louisville, KY. Wartburg sits atop the Team Dual Poll after winning the Division III Championship over Augsburg, while Augsburg holds the #1 ranking in the Team Tournament Poll.

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Weather impacts Augsburg wrestling events

MINNEAPOLIS — The major snowstorm impacting the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota on Friday and Saturday is impacting some Augsburg athletic events with postponements and/or cancellations. Check Augsburg’s athletic Twitter account (@AugsburgAuggies) for updates throughout the weekend and before you travel, as conditions may force changes.

The Augsburg men’s wrestling team will NOT BE COMPETING at the Cornell (Iowa) (Mike Duroe Open) on Saturday, January 18.

The Augsburg’s women’s wrestling team’s dual meet against Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been POSTPONED from Saturday (1/18) to Sunday (1/19) at 12 p.m. at Si Melby Hall. There will also be a youth wrestling competition between Minnesota and Wisconsin wrestlers that will be held at 11 a.m.

Visit athletics.augsburg.edu for more information.

NCAA wrestling award standings updated for 2020 season

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released updated standings for the 2020 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships.

The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the 2012 wrestling championships. The three awards, given in each division, honor the Most Dominant Wrestler as well as the student-athletes that have accumulated the most falls and the most technical falls throughout the course of the regular and postseasons.

For falls and tech falls to be counted for the awards they must come against opponents in the same division (i.e. Division II vs. Division II). Ties in the two categories are broken based on the aggregate time.

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