Augsburg wrestling alums shine at University Nationals

AKRON, Ohio — Two Augsburg College wrestling alumni reached the finals at the USA Wrestling University Nationals tournament in Greco-Roman competition on Friday, with Donny Longendyke ’17 winning the championship at 130kg (286 pounds) and Mike Fuenffinger ’15 finishing second at 59kg (130 pounds). Longendyke, competing for the Minnesota Storm… Continue reading

Augsburg 2nd in wrestling academics, 9 individual honorees

MINNEAPOLIS — With nine wrestlers earning National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Scholar All-America recognition, the Augsburg College wrestling team recorded the second-highest team grade-point average among Division III wrestling teams, it was announced recently. Augsburg recorded a 3.46 team grade-point average, good for second place in the Division III… Continue reading

Longendyke national runner-up, Auggie wrestlers second at nationals

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Augsburg College’s Donny Longendyke (SR, Vadnais Heights, Minn./White Bear Lake HS) finished as national runner-up at heavyweight, as his Augsburg wrestling team claimed a second-place finish at the NCAA Division III National Championships, completed on Saturday at the La Crosse Center. In a rematch of last… Continue reading