NDSU 10th in NWCA Top 30 All-Academic Team Standings, Four Wrestlers Scholar All-Americans

MANHEIM, Pa. — North Dakota State University was ranked No. 10 in the 2020 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Top 30 All-Academic team standings announced Thursday, April 30, while NDSU 197-pound senior Cordell Eaton headlined a group of four Bison named to the NWCA Scholar All-American individual list.

Eaton, a redshirt senior Long Grove, Iowa, would have made his first NCAA appearance. He won the 197-pound true sixth place match to earn the AQ at the Big 12 championship. Eaton went 4-2 at the Big 12 tournament and stands at 15-12 overall. He is a two-time NWCA Scholar All-American and was named the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Dylan Droegemueller, a redshirt freshman from Champlin, Minn., would have made his first trip to the NCAA tournament. He had a 3-2 record and battled through the 141 loser’s bracket to place fourth at the Big 12 championship. Droegemueller has a 15-10 record with five major decisions, three pins, and a tech fall.

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Cordell Eaton Named Big 12 Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year

IRVING, Texas – North Dakota State 197-pounder Cordell Eaton was named the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year as the conference announced its 2020 Winter Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

Eaton, a redshirt senior from Long Grove, Iowa, his the second NDSU wrestler to receive the award, joining former teammate and two-time recipient Clay Ream (2017, 2018).

Eaton qualified for his first NCAA tournament this season. He won the 197-pound true sixth place match to earn the AQ at the 2020 Big 12 Championship. Eaton went 4-2 at the Big 12 tournament and finished 15-12 overall.

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Bison’s Eaton Named to 2019 NWCA Scholar All-American List

MANHEIM, Pa. – North Dakota State University 197-pounder Cordell Eaton was named to the 2019 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Scholar All-American list released Thursday. Eaton is one of 142 wrestlers nationally to receive the award.

Eaton, a redshirt junior from Long Grove, Iowa, maintains a 3.786 GPA majoring in agricultural and biosystems engineering. He is a three-time selection to the Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling first team.

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NDSU’s Fogarty, Eaton Each Claim Third Titles at Bison Open

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University 165-pounder Andrew Fogarty and 197 Cordell Eaton each won their third title, while 157-pounder Clay Ream claimed his second at the 47th annual Bison Open before 647 spectators at Scheels Center in the Sanford Health Complex.

North Dakota State is scheduled to open the dual season at No. 7-ranked Iowa at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and at No. 13 Northern Iowa at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.

Fogarty rolled up a 4-0 record in claiming his third Bison Open championship including a 9-0 major decision over South Dakota State’s Logan Peterson. He had a pair of major decisions, one tech fall and his first pin of the season. Fogarty improved to 9-1 this season.

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