Augustana Adds Vancura to 2023 Signing Class

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head wrestling coach Jason Reitmeier has announced the addition of Jackson, Minnesota, native Caleb Vancura to the 2023-24 roster. Vancura went 48-3 as a senior while helping Jackson County Central to a Minnesota State Championship.

“We are excited to welcome Caleb and his parents to our Augustana wrestling family,” Reitmeier said. “Caleb comes from a winning program with great tradition. He is coming off a great season and an outstanding summer. Caleb continues to get better each year.

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Brandon Morvari Becomes Sixth Member of Signing Class

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota wrestling head coach Brandon Eggum announced Friday that Brandon Morvari has signed a National Letter of Intent to become the sixth member of the Golden Gophers’ 2023 recruiting class.

“Brandon comes from one of the premier in-state programs where he was coached by Gopher alum Will Short,” Eggum said. “He has had success at the state and national level and will be a great addition to our lightweights.”

A Richfield, Minn., native, Morvari won two individual state titles and four team titles at Simley High School where he was teammates with fellow signee Gavin Nelson and current redshirt sophomore Bennett Tabor.

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Tyler Wells Added to 2023 Recruiting Class

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota wrestling has added another piece to its 2023 recruiting class as Tyler Wells has signed a National Letter of Intent, head coach Brandon Eggum announced Friday.

Wells becomes the fifth member of a class that includes previously announced Rhett Koenig, Max McEnelly, Gavin Nelson, and Ethan Riddle. A Princeton, Minn., native, Wells joins McEnelly (Waconia) and Nelson (Inver Grove Heights) as in-state products.

“We are excited to add Tyler to an already great recruiting class,” Eggum said. “Tyler is a four-time Minnesota state champion and holds the best career winning percentage for the state of Minnesota. It’s always our goal to keep the best in-state kids home and are excited for the opportunity for Tyler to compete for his home state.”

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Vikings Add McEnelly to Roster

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head wrestling coach Jason Reitmeier has announced the addition of Samuel McEnelly to the 2023-24 roster. McEnelly comes to Augustana after spending two years on the football roster at Winona State.

“We are excited to welcome Samuel and his family to Augustana wrestling,” Reitmeier said. “Sam adds much needed depth to our upper weights. Sam comes in with a great attitude and a great work ethic, ready to get to work after two years away from wrestling. Looking forward to working with Sam.”

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