Cobber Top 2 Finishes Highlight Eau Claire Invite

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Concordia continued their upward trend just three days after going toe-to-toe with Division II Northern State as they captured three weight-class titles and had three other runner-up finishes at the Wis-Eau Claire 8-Man Battles Invite. The Cobbers finished second in the final team standings.

The lighter weight classes carried the day for Concordia with Cole Kubesh, Jacob Prunty, and Cade Lundeen winning the 125, 133 and 141-lb weight classes.

Continue reading

NWCA Division III Rankings – November 14, 2019

Manheim, PA – The latest 2019-2020 National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III team and individual rankings compiled by the ranking committee on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Freshmen and transfers have been included in the individual rankings. Since many NCAA Division III wrestling programs have not competed at this point of the season, this team ranking is based on a tournament point system based on where individuals are ranked. The next team ranking to be released later this month will reflect a dual meet team ranking.

Continue reading

NWCA Division III Rankings – October 29, 2019

Manheim, PA – The NWCA has released its 2019-2020 Pre-Season Division III team and individual rankings as compiled by the coaches’ ranking committee.

For this initial ranking, freshmen and transfers are not eligible and will be considered once they compete this season. Additionally, the team ranking is based on a point system on where individuals are ranked in the poll.

Continue reading

Barner Hired As Top Concordia Assistant

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia head coach Quincy Osborn announced that Greg Barner has been named the new full-time assistant coach in the program. Barner fills the position vacated by Osborn after he was hired as head coach.

Barner comes to Concordia after serving as the top assistant at Simpson College for two seasons.

“When I set out to hire a full-time assistant coach I made a list of qualities that were priorities for us and Greg really excels in all of those areas,” Osborn commented. “He builds meaningful relationships, he’s a hard worker, he loves the sport and he has proven an ability to successfully recruit.”

Continue reading