Four Dragons Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Distinction

MANHEIM, Pa. — MSU Moorhead wrestlers Gunnar Mogen, Jonas Anez, Isaiah Huus, and Parker Benz have been named National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Scholar All-Americans.

For Mogen, it is his third consecutive season earning NWCA Scholar All-America honors, while Anez and Benz make their first return trips to the team in 2023-24. Huus is a first-time NWCA Scholar All-America honoree in 2023-24. Mogen is a junior majoring in biology at MSUM, while Benz, a redshirt sophomore, is a finance major. Anez, a sophomore, is an exercise science major, while Huus, a redshirt freshman, is a computer science major.

The University of Indianapolis topped the team ranking with a GPA of 3.480, with Lake Erie College close behind with a 3.466. Colorado Mesa (3.439), Minnesota State (3.438), and Wisconsin-Parkside (3.436) round out the top five teams.

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Eight Gophers Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

MINNEAPOLIS — Eight members of the Minnesota wrestling program have been recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association for their work in the classroom and on the mat, the NWCA has announced.

Receiving honors for the Golden Gophers were sixth-year seniors Jake Gliva and Garrett Joles, senior Isaiah Salazar, redshirt junior Sam Skillings, redshirt sophomores Blaine Brenner, Drew Roberts, Vance VomBaur, and true freshman Tyler Wells.

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Four Dragons Named NWCA Scholar All-America

MANHEIM, Pa. — MSU Moorhead wrestlers Jonas Anez, Parker Benz, Gunnar Mogen, and Samuel Grove have all been named to the NWCA Scholar All-America team.

In order for a student-athlete to be nominated to the Division II Scholar All-American Team, he must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale, with that benchmark at 3.25 for those who qualified for the 2023 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships and a 3.0 for those who were All-Americans at the 2023 Nationals. Wrestlers must have competed in four dates of competition.

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Five Mavericks Named 2023 NWCA Scholar All-America Team

Mankato, Minn. — Five Minnesota State wrestlers have been named 2023 NWCA NCAA Division II Scholar All-America award winners for their efforts in the classroom and on the wrestling mat.

To be eligible for the award, a wrestler must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. For those who qualified for the 2023 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships, the GPA is 3.25 and for those who were All-Americans at the national championships, the benchmark GPA drops to 3.0.

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