Vikings’ Rohman Named to CSC At-Large Academic All-District Team

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Five student-athletes, including wrestler Jaxson Rohman, were selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) to the 2022-23 At-Large Academic All-District team. Augustana was represented by wrestling, men’s golf, and women’s golf on the all-district team.

Rohman, from Trimont, Minnesota, finished his sophomore season with a 20-7 record, All-American honors and a second-place finish at the NCAA DII National Championship tournament. In addition to CSC Academic All-District honors, Rohman was named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence and garnered NWCA Division II Scholar All-America honors.

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2023 NWCA Division II Scholar All-America Awards

MANHEIM, PA – For the fifth time in six seasons, the Saints of Maryville University sit atop the NWCA Scholar All-America Team listing for NCAA Division II. In addition, 318 individuals from 57 programs were also honored in the annual awards.

The Saints posted a GPA of 3.487 to top the team listing. Wisconsin-Parkside (3.466); Indianapolis (3.386); West Liberty (3.378) and Northern State (3.372) round out the top five teams.

“We are proud of our team for this,” Saints Head Coach Mike Denney said. “The academic standards at Maryville are high and we want to be a positive force in that. Winning this award shows we are contributing to our campus in that way and I am really just so pleased and proud of our guys.”

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Nine Augustana Wrestlers Selected For Winter All-Academic Teams

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana athletics is the NSIC’s leader with 80 student-athletes, including nine wrestlers, named to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic honors for the winter sports season. Announced three times a year, Augustana has maintained its spot atop the conference in both academic and athletic prowess. The 2022-23 total when combined with fall sports, brings AU’s tally to 177 student-athletes.

“Our winter sport student-athletes continue to carry the tradition of excelling in the classroom and performing strong in competition,” Augustana Director of Athletics Josh Morton said. “Their success in all their facets of their life at Augustana is part of the experience on our campus.”

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National Runner-Up: Rohman Earns All-America Honors at 125 Pounds

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa– Augustana wrestling’s Jaxson Rohman finished second at the 2023 DII National Championships and earned All-America honors at 125 pounds. This is the second trip to the national tournament for Rohman and his first All-America honor.

Rohman reached the National Championship match with a win over No. 1 Cole Laya of West Liberty Saturday morning, 4-3.

In the championship match, Rohman wrestled hard on his feet in the first period, keeping the match scoreless.

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Rohman Punches Ticket to Championship Match

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa–Augustana sophomore Jaxson Rohman is an All-American, and now he’s headed to the finals of the 2023 NCAA DII National Championships at 125 pounds.

Rohman defeated defending national champion No. 1 Cole Laya of West Liberty in a 4-3 decision that sends him to his first championship match. Laya is a five-time All-American and a two-time NCAA National Champion.

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