Dragons Welcome 11 New Recruits for 2022-23

MOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead head wrestling coach Kris Nelson has announced the Dragons’ 2022-23 recruiting class. Eleven student-athletes are joining MSUM this week.

“We are excited to add these individuals to the Dragon wrestling program,” Nelson said. “This is a talented group of wrestlers who we are excited to get to work with this season. Thank you to the Dragon wrestling staff and recruiting coordinator/assistant wrestling coach Griffin Osing for their hard work bringing these individuals to Dragon Athletics.”

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Four MSUM Wrestlers Earn NSIC All-Academic Honors

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead had four wrestlers earn All-Academic honors from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for the winter season, it was announced on Wednesday.

Samuel Grove was named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence, which recognizes individuals with a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher.

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NWCA Releases Final Division II Rankings Prior to Nationals

MANHEIM, PA – The field has been set for the 2022 NCAA Division II National Championships, with the top 10 ranked wrestlers in each weight class making up the final NWCA Division II Coaches Rankings of the season.

The final rankings represent the top 8 seeds and top 10 ranked wrestlers for the upcoming NCAA Division II National Championships in St. Louis March 11-12. Nebraska-Kearney moved into the #1 spot for the first time this season, amassing 115 total points behind an NCAA DII-high nine National Qualifiers. Central Oklahoma moved to the #2 spot with 111 points behind seven National Qualifiers, with 2021 National Champion St. Cloud in the three-spot with 95 points from seven National Qualifiers. West Liberty held in the #4 spot, while Indianapolis moved up to the #5 ranking.

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