Mustang wrestling opens season at Bison Open on Saturday

MARSHALL, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team is set to open the lid on the 2011-12 season on Saturday at the Bison Open in Fargo, N.D. The open meet is set to begin at 10 a.m. at the Bison Sports Arena.

The Mustangs were picked to finish eighth in the 2011-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

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Augustana slotted third in preseason NSIC poll

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana is ranked third in the 2011-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the conference office. The Vikings, who are the defending conference champions, collected 44 points in the poll.

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SMSU picked eighth in NSIC preseason wrestling poll

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State University wrestling team was picked to finish eighth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. St. Cloud State, ranked No. 1 in the country, was picked to win the league earning 55 points.

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St. Cloud State tops Division II preseason rankings

EDMOND, Okla. — St. Cloud State (Minn.) enters the 2011-12 season as the No. 1 team in NCAA Division II wrestling, according to the preseason poll released by the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Wednesday.

The Huskies, coming off a best-ever runner-up finish in last year’s national tournament, received four of the eight first-place votes cast in balloting of coaches from around the country and finished with 153 points in earning the favorite’s tag.

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