Carroll, Hajas Qualify For Division II National Championships

ABERDEEN, S.D. — The Augustana wrestling team put on a show at the NCAA Super Region 5 Tournament on Saturday afternoon and is sending two of its wrestlers to the NCAA DII Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. Senior Brandon Carroll (133 pounds) and sophomore Steven Hajas (285 pounds) will represent the Vikings in the America’s Center on March 12-13.

In addition, redshirt-freshman Cade Mueller is “under consideration” for nationals as one of at-least five at-large bids from Region 5. The NCAA will make the at-large announcement on Monday.

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NCAA Regional Next Up for Augustana Wrestling

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — After a six dual regular season in which the Augustana wrestling team went 3-3, the Vikings are set to compete in the NCAA Super Region 5 Tournament Friday In Aberdeen, South Dakota. The event begins at noon.

Northern State will host the tournament inside Wachs Arena and will be allowing 1,500 fans (25% capacity) to attend. More ticket information, fan guidelines and COVID-19 protocols for the event can be found here.

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Augustana Lands Four On All-NSIC Team

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Augustana senior Brandon Carroll, sophomores Hunter Burnett and Kolby Kost and redshirt-freshman Cade Mueller were named to the All-NSIC Wrestling Second Team the conference office announced Thursday morning. Only St. Cloud State posted more all-conference wrestlers than Augustana.

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2020-21 NSIC All-Conference Teams Announced

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The 2020-21 NSIC Wrestling All-Conference teams were announced as the regular season concluded last week. The all-conference teams were selected by the league coaches with the top point receivers at each weight class being named first team and the second being named to the second team. The NSIC Wrestler of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year will be selected by the league coaches and announced following the NCAA Championships.

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