NDSU’s Julson and Wyoming’s McCulley Share WWC Weekly Award

North Dakota State University 174-pound sophomore Kurtis Julson (Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley HS) and University of Wyoming 157-pound sophomore Andy McCulley (Rock Springs, Wyo./Rock Springs HS) have been named Co-Western Wrestling Conference Wrestlers of the Week after both had outstanding performances on the mat last weekend. The conference award was announced Tuesday by the league.

Julson helped spark a Bison rally in their dual with No. 20 Northern Iowa on Sunday by posting a 3-2 decision over No. 19 Cody Caldwell of UNI. 

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Northern Iowa 21, North Dakota State 15

NDSU Comeback Falls Short at Heavyweight, Bison Lose to No. 20 UNI, 21-15

FARGO, N.D. – The No. 25-ranked North Dakota State wrestling team found itself down 14-4 through five matches against No. 20 Northern Iowa on Sunday, but NDSU gave the Bison Sports Arena crowd plenty of reason to stick around.

The Bison rallied to within 18-15 going into the heavyweight bout, but a 4-1 decision by Northern Iowa’s Blayne Beale over Evan Knutson was enough to give the Panthers a 21-15 dual victory.

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