Ulmer, Bennett Take Third to Lead Dragons at Bison Open

FARGO, N.D. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team kicked off the 2011-12 season on Saturday as All-American Corey Ulmer and Jacob Bennett led the team into the Bison Open.

The tournament held at the Bison Sports Arena marked the start of head coach Kris Nelson’s third season with the Dragons. 17 Dragons took the mat as seven placed sixth or higher.

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New Dragons Assistants Prepare Team for Bison Open

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling head coach Kris Nelson and a couple of his former athletes join forces again in a different role for the soon approaching 2011-12 season.

Former North Dakota State University wrestlers Eric Sanders and Geoff Martin are teaming up with their former coach Kris Nelson to coach this season’s Dragon wrestling team. The two were brought on in August to become assistant coaches. Nelson coached Sanders from 2003-08 and recruited and coached Martin from 2006-09.

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Augustana slotted third in preseason NSIC poll

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana is ranked third in the 2011-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the conference office. The Vikings, who are the defending conference champions, collected 44 points in the poll.

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