Augustana’s Rohman seeking NCAA Division II national wrestling crown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Former Martin County Red Bulls wrestling standout Jaxson Rohman has his eyes set on an NCAA Division II wrestling national title.

Rohman, a junior on the Augustana University wrestling squad, is fully aware of how difficult it will be to complete his goal after finishing as a runner-up at last year’s national competition.

Rohman reached the pinnacle of high school wrestling when he was just a freshman at Martin County West by winning the Class AA state tournament.

He figured he would keep winning state since he did it as a freshman, but even with all the hard work he put into his craft, he won state one more as a senior. Continue reading at →

Rohman Ranked No. 1, Vikings Tied for No. 15 in NWCA DII Preseason Poll

MANHEIM, Pa. – Jaxson Rohman opens the 2023-24 season as the top-ranked wrestler at 125 pounds, while the Augustana wrestling team opens the season ranked in a tie for 15th in the Top-25 of the NWCA Preseason Division II poll. In total, Augustana has three individually-ranked wrestlers in Rohman, Hunter Burnett, and Cade Mueller.

The Vikings totaled 28 points in the poll and are one of five NSIC teams in the top 25. 2022-23 NCAA Division II runner-up, Lander, leads the preseason poll receiving 82 points. Rounding out the top five is West Liberty, Central Oklahoma, St. Cloud State, and then a tie between McKendree and Upper Iowa.

Rohman, a junior from Trimont, Minn., has his eyes on a National Championship after finishing last season as a runner-up at 125 pounds. The AU Preseason Wrestler to Watch, Rohman earned DII All-American honors after closing last season with an 18-6 record overall and 13-4 record in duals.

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Vikings’ Rohman Named to CSC At-Large Academic All-District Team

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Five student-athletes, including wrestler Jaxson Rohman, were selected by College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) to the 2022-23 At-Large Academic All-District team. Augustana was represented by wrestling, men’s golf, and women’s golf on the all-district team.

Rohman, from Trimont, Minnesota, finished his sophomore season with a 20-7 record, All-American honors and a second-place finish at the NCAA DII National Championship tournament. In addition to CSC Academic All-District honors, Rohman was named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence and garnered NWCA Division II Scholar All-America honors.

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