Northland men finish 9th at NJCAA Wrestling Championships

Council Bluffs, Iowa – Northland freshman Ethan Horn recorded three bonus point wins to lead the Pioneers during the 2024 NJCAA Men’s Wrestling Championship Friday, March 1 at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Wrestling at 141 pounds, Horn scored 7.5 of the Pioneers’ 10 team points, which were good enough for ninth in the NJCAA Division 3 team standings.

Horn went 3-1 in the morning session with wins over Danny Ramirez Middlesex by fall, Eric Guy Jr., of Garrett by 14-0 major decision, and Kyle Simpson of Rowan College by fall, and a loss to Jazen Brown of Labette. Horn went into the evening session two wins away from a top-eight finish and All-American status. His run ended, however, with a loss by fall to River Wardle of Western Wyoming. Both of Horn’s losses were to All-Americans, with Wardle finishing third and Brown finishing seventh.

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Six Northland wrestlers head to Council Bluffs for National Tournament

Six Northland Community & Technical College wrestlers, three men and three women, will compete in the NJCAA National Wrestling Championships later this week in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

This is the second year that the NJCAA has hosted a National Women’s Invitational to run concurrently with the men’s national tournament. There is no qualifier, but the tournament has grown from 12 to 18 participating teams.

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RCTC Hosts 2024 North Plains District National Wrestling Qualifier

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCACwrestling programs will hit the mats at Rochester Community and Technical College (Rochester, MN) on Sunday, February 18th, for the 2024 NJCAA Region 13 North Plains District Wrestling Championships. The tournament competition will begin at 10:00 AM in the Regional Sports Center on the RCTC campus.

This one-day event serves as a national qualifying tournament for the NJCAA Wrestling National Championships. On Sunday, one team will also walk away with the 2024 MCAC Wrestling Tournament Champion title.

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