Johnson Caps Career At NCAA Meet

ROANOKE, Va. — Senior Ty Johnson capped his career at Concordia with his second appearance at the NCAA Championship Meet. Johnson, who also qualified for nationals as a sophomore, faced an uphill battle as he faced the 2018 NCAA runner-up at 149 in his opening match and then faced an opponent with over 100 college wins in his second match.

Johnson lost both matches to have his NCAA Meet come to an end on Day 1.

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Johnson qualifies for Cobbers

Yes Ty, There Is A Virginia

Senior Ty Johnson made sure his career wouldn’t end at the Upper Midwest Regional Meet as he came up with an electrifying pin in the second period in his semifinal match at 149 and qualified for the NCAA National Meet.

Johnson was one of four Cobbers to finish in the Top 5 at the regional and CC placed six of its 10 wrestlers in the Top 8. Concordia finished with 69.5 total team points and placed seventh out of 17 schools at the meet. Both numbers show improvement for a year ago when the Cobbers ended the region meet with 49.5 points and was tied for 10th place.

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Six Cobbers Survive To Day 2 At NCAA Regional

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — And then there were six. Concordia advanced six wrestlers to Day 2 after an intense opening day of competition at the NCAA Upper Midwest Regional at Wis.-Eau Claire.

The Cobbers ended the opening rounds of the two-day regional meet with 45.5 team points which was good for seventh place in the 15-team meet.

Senior 149-pounder Ty Johnson and sophomore 125-pounder Jake Nohre led the way for the Cobber crew as they both won their first two matches of the meet and advanced to the semifinals of their weight class.

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Concordia-Moorhead 45, Dickinson State 4

Seniors Lead Pin Parade

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s three seniors were honored before the team’s final home dual meet of the season against Dickinson State and then the three led the Cobber pin parade as No.20-ranked Concordia rolled over Dickinson State 45-4.

Ty Johnson, Travis Deegan and Nick Gravdahl all recorded pins in the final home meet of their careers. The trio of seniors were a part of five wins by pin on the night as Concordia moved its dual-meet record to 8-3 on the season.

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