Tickets are on sale now for the 2020 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships Friday and Saturday, March 13 & 14, 2020, at NCAA.com/tickets. The championships are co-hosted by Augustana University and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority.
Single-session and all-session tickets are available, with affordable options for all ages. Fans interested in premium seating options should contact the KELOLAND Box Office located in the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Discounted tickets are also available to groups purchasing at least 10 tickets.
Dragons Rally for Thrilling 20-19 Win over Rival Concordia
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team rallied from a 16-6 deficit with wins in four of the final five matches to earn a thrilling 20-19 win over crosstown rival Concordia in a nonconference dual Thursday at Nemzek Fieldhouse. After several frustrating close losses, MSUM beat the Cobbers for the first time since the 2010 season.
MSUM improved to 1-3 on the year with the win while Concordia fell to 5-4.
Sophomores Justin Dravis (165) and Evan Foster (174) helped complete the comeback for the Dragons, which received a huge momentum boost from a pin from senior Zach Scott at 149.
The NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Top 25 and Individual Rankings have been released for January 22, 2020.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team is set to host crosstown foe Concordia for a dual on Thursday, Jan. 23 starting at 7 p.m. The Dragons will then travel to face No. 8 Upper Iowa at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Fayette, Iowa.
MSUM is 0-4 overall in duals this season. The Dragons are coming off a 33-6 loss at home against Augustana (S.D.) last weekend. MSUM grabbed two wins on the day.
Vikings Dominate MSU Moorhead For Fifth-Straight Victory
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana wrestling team dominated the MSU Moorhead Dragons 33-6 Sunday afternoon en route to its fifth-consecutive dual victory. The Vikings are now 5-2 on the season and 2-0 in NSIC duals.
Junior Ethan Cota started the Vikings off with a 16-0 tech fall victory at 125 pounds. Redshirt freshman Jack Huffman followed suit with a quick 18-3 tech fall of his own at 133 pounds to give the Vikings a 10-0 lead.
At 141 pounds, redshirt freshman and No. 11 ranked Hunter Burnett recorded four near-fall points late in the third period to earn a major decision and give the Vikings a 14-0 lead. Junior Jebben Keyes followed Burnett by pinning his opponent in the 149-pound bout, after being down 10-4. Keyes victory put Augustana up 20-0.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Because of the storm that has impacted the Red River Valley Region, there have been changes to the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team’s schedule.
The Dragons’ home dual vs. Minot State, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed and rescheduled until Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Moorhead.
The Dragons’ home dual with Augustana, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, has been postponed to Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team is set to host two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference duals this weekend. The Dragons host Minot State on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. The next day, MSUM hosts Augustana at 3 p.m.
The weekend duals are a part of a four-match homestand for the Dragons. MSUM does not go on the road until Jan. 26 for a dual against Upper Iowa.
Mustangs finish 2-0 on weekend with dual victory over Dragons
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team (2-3, 2-2 NSIC) finished the weekend 2-0 with a 24-15 victory over MSU Moorhead (0-3, 0-2 NSIC) on Saturday afternoon in Nemzek Hall.
This was the first back-to-back conference victories for the Mustangs since the 2016-17 season when the Mustangs defeated Minot State and UMary.
The Mustangs started the dual off with a 6-0 lead as Justin Sampson (141) earned a victory by fall at 6:32 over MSUM’s Mason Schultz.