Mustangs Learn Championships Draws

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division II wrestling committee has announced the brackets for the 2019 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. The two-day championship will be held on March 8-9 at the Wolstein Center and is hosted by Ashland University and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.

Southwest Minnesota State University has a pair of student-athletes competing at the championship, including senior, 157-pounder Cortez Arredondo and senior, 184-pounder Griffin Osing.

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Arredondo takes home regional title; SMSU advances two to NCAA Championships

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University 157-pound senior Cortez Arredondo won a regional title to earn his second trip to the NCAA DII Champions on March 8-9 in Cleveland, Ohio.

184-pound senior Griffin Osing took home third place to earn his first trip to the national tournament after a 4-1 day.

As a team, SMSU finished with a total of 52.5 points, ranking ninth out of 10 schools.

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Mustangs ready for NCAA Super Regional V Championships

MARSHALL, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team will compete this Saturday at the NCAA Division II Super Regional V Tournament at Alex Nemzek Hall in Moorhead, Minnesota.

The Super Regional tournament V includes nine NSIC wrestling institutions and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The top three finishers in each weight class will qualify for the NCAA Championships that will be held on March 8-9 at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

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2018-19 NSIC Wrestling All-Conference Teams Announced

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The 2018-19 NSIC Wrestling All-Conferences teams were announced as the regular season concluded last week. The all-conference teams were selected by the league coaches with the top point receivers at each weight class being named first team and the second being named second team. The NSIC Wrestler of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year will be selected by the league coaches and announced following the NCAA Championships.

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