Epps hopes to lead Augsburg to national title, claim third individual title

Augsburg coach Jim Moulsoff knows it won’t be easy to say goodbye to Ryan Epps.

The two-time national champion embodies everything you want in a successful student-athlete.

Epps is one of the leaders on the loaded Augsburg College wrestling team and he also excels in the classroom.

Epps, a senior from Cannon Falls, Minn., has compiled a remarkable 136-12 career record in college. Seven of those losses came his freshman year.

“Ryan’s the hardest working kid,” Moulsoff said. “He never stops moving forward and looking to score. He’s relentless.” Continue reading at intermatwrestle.com

Epps named D3wrestle.com Wrestler of the Week

MINNEAPOLIS — Augsburg University’s Ryan Epps (SO, Cannon Falls, Minn./Cannon Falls HS) was named D3wrestle.com Wrestler of the Week, it was announced on Wednesday by D3wrestle.com, a website that covers NCAA Division III wrestling.

Entering the week as the No. 3-ranked 157-pounder in the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings, Epps had an impressive set of matches, headlined by a 9-6 upset win over top-ranked Logan Thomsen of Wartburg (Iowa) on Thursday in the annual “Battle of the Burgs” dual between the two Division III wrestling powers. Continue reading