Dragons Welcome 11 New Recruits for 2022-23

MOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead head wrestling coach Kris Nelson has announced the Dragons’ 2022-23 recruiting class. Eleven student-athletes are joining MSUM this week.

“We are excited to add these individuals to the Dragon wrestling program,” Nelson said. “This is a talented group of wrestlers who we are excited to get to work with this season. Thank you to the Dragon wrestling staff and recruiting coordinator/assistant wrestling coach Griffin Osing for their hard work bringing these individuals to Dragon Athletics.”

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NDSU Announces 2022-23 Signee Class

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State wrestling program and head coach Roger Kish have announced the complete signing class ahead of the 2022-23 season this week.

The 2022-23 signee class includes 13 Bison commits who are slated to join the program this fall from five different states. The class features 20 high school state championships along with numerous other cadet and junior regional and state titles.

“We are excited to welcome another talented group of young men to Fargo,” said Kish. “We have a great squad that this class will further add to and we have very high expectations for this group as they join our Bison Family.”

Five signees are ranked on the top recruiting big boards, bringing the NDSU total over the last two seasons to 13.

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SMSU announces three signings for 2022-23

MARSHALL, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University head wrestling coach Chayse Jackson announced today three high school student-athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and wrestling careers at SMSU.

Joining the program for the 2022-23 season include Jackson Esping from Minneota, Minn., Alex Ibanez from Grafton, N.D., and Jake Messner from Northfield, Minn.

“With only a few seniors graduating this year, this class reloads the weight classes where a senior has moved on,” Jackson said. “Each of these recruits have shown they have what it takes to compete at the highest level and perform consistently. Between the three of them, SMSU brings in six state places, 10 state qualifications, and a host of Freestyle and Greco accolades.”

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