RCTC wrestlers take aim at another national title

The Yellowjackets are ranked No. 5 overall in the nation heading into NJCAA National Tournament.

The Rochester Community and Technical College wrestling team is looking for a repeat.

The Yellowjackets won the non-scholarship national team championship a year ago and this week in Iowa they will look to win a second straight crown.

“That’s the plan, it’s always to win a national championship,” RCTC first-year coach Travis Rutt said. “I know that’s what the guys have their sights set on.” Continue reading at postbulletin.com →

Rochester CTC 21 Concordia 18

An Ache In The Back At The End

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia won four of the first seven matches in their dual with Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) and built a comfortable 18-9 lead with only three bouts left on the schedule. Unfortunately for the Cobbers, they weren’t able to come up with a dual clincher, lost the last three bouts and fell 21-18.

The meet was the first scored competition of the year for Concordia. RCTC, who won the Junior College National Championship last year and is ranked third in the nation this year, is now 2-0 in dual meets. The Yellowjackets other win came against the Cobbers’ next opponent – Cornell (Iowa).

The teams alternated wins in the first seven with the Cobbers grabbing an 18-9 lead by virtue of pins from Cade Lundeen and No.8-ranked Gabe Zierden.

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