Dragons Announce Addition of 8 Recruits for 2020-21

By Tom Berg

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead head wrestling coach Kris Nelson has announced the addition of eight recruits for the 2020-21 season.

“We are excited to add these eight individuals to the Dragon wrestling program and look forward to working with them and helping them achieve their goals both in the classroom and on the wrestling mat,” Nelson said. “The class is very talented and feel that they will make an immediate impact to the Dragon wrestling program.”

Here is a look at the newest Dragons:

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Francis Fuenffinger is transferring from Rochester Community and Technical College to Minnesota State University Mankato next season. He was a three-time state qualifier for Hibbing, graduating in 2019.

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St. Cloud State 2020-21 recruit class ranked #1 in the nation

St. Cloud State University head coach Steve Costanzo has announced the addition of nine student-wrestlers for the 2020-21 class, which includes Jared Head (Washington, Ill.), Cade Linn (Elysburg, Penn.), Corbin Okeson (Minot, N.D.), Gavin Osterhaus (Burnsville, Minn.), Jimmy Pierandozzi (Plainfield, Ill.), Tommy Russell (Brookfield, Ill.), Samuel Spencer (Huntley, Ill), Nolan Throne (Milan, Ill) and Holton Truax (Bertha, Minn.).

This past November, the Huskies had previously announced the additions of: Owen Bjerga (Staples, Minn.), Paxton Creese (Shakopee, Minn.), Bryce Fitzpatrick (Mahtomedi, Minn.), Caleb Haase (Morton, Minn.), Cody Minor (Green Bay, Wisc.), Shaeden Scheidt (Canton, S.D.), Blake Thomsen (Underwood, Iowa), and Daniel Valeria (Crystal Lake, Ill.).

SCSU was recently recognized by the The Open Mat has having the top rated recruit class among NCAA Division II programs for the upcoming 2020-21 season. The Huskies finished ahead of #2 West Liberty, #3 Central Oklahoma, #4 Fort Hays State and #5 Indianapolis in the poll. No other NSIC schools were ranked among the TOM’s top 10 poll this season. Complete TOM Recruit Poll Story

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