MSU wrestlers hoping this season is Farmah’s Market

MANKATO — Minnesota State wrestler George Farmah doesn’t remember the exact moment it came together for him last season; he just knows he was a much better wrestler from that moment on.

Farmah, a 133-pounder out of St. Paul’s Eastview High School, arrived at MSU last season after two years at Iowa Lakes Community College. He came in as an NJCAA All-American and quickly established himself as a starter for the Mavericks.

After a solid regular season, he peaked in the playoffs. He finished second in the Super Region 3 regional and then reached the finals of the Division II national tournament, where he finished second.

“He needed to find his own identity as a wrestler,” MSU assistant coach Ty Eustice said. “Instead of standing still and reacting to what his opponent was trying to do, he had to get aggressive. Once he established his style, he did a lot better.” Continue reading at www.mankatofreepress.com

Mavericks Enter 2018-19 Rated Eighth in Nation

The Minnesota State wrestling team is rated eighth in the 2018-19 NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Top 25 Preseason Poll.

The Mavericks are one of three Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference teams ranked in the poll. St. Cloud State is rated first, Upper Iowa comes in tied for sixth and the Mavericks are eighth. Continue reading