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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Four Set to Represent Augustana at NCAA DII Championships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D–No. 14 Augustana wrestling travels to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this weekend to compete in the 2023 NCAA DII Wrestling Championships. Four Vikings qualified for the national tournament and will represent Augustana on March 10-11.

Upper Iowa University is the host for this year’s NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Access to live scoring, updated brackets, and FloWrestling streams can be found here.

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NWCA Releases Final NCAA Division II Men’s Rankings

MANHEIM, Pa. – With the NCAA Division II National Championships coming for 50 of NCAA DII’s 64 teams, the top two ranked teams in the NWCA Division II Coaches Rankings stayed the same. Central Oklahoma held the top spot heading into the season’s final event in the rankings compiled from the DII ranking committee’s seeding released Friday afternoon.

The Bronchos, fresh off of a team win at the Super Region 4 Championships, have a DII-best 10 Nationa Qualifiers, with nine seeded in the top 8 and another at #9 for all 10 UCO starters adding to the 104 points amassed by the top vote-getters. Lander (84 points), who won the Super Region 2 championship last week, holds at #2 after qualifying nine wrestlers, seven of which are seeded in the top 8 for next weekend’s National Championships. St. Cloud State and UW-Parkside both totaled 67 points to tie for the third-place spot, with Adams State rounding out the top 5 with 61 total points.

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