Longtime Huskies Wrestling supporter John A. Peterson inducted into UWW Hall of Fame

The two-time Olympic Medalist among nine legendary wrestlers to enter the Hall

BELGRADE, Serbia – Longtime St. Cloud State Wrestling supporter John A. Peterson was inducted into the United World Wrestling (UWW) Hall of Fame on Friday. A legendary Freestyle wrestler, Peterson earned Gold at the 1976 Montreal Olympics and Silver at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He also earned a silver and a bronze at the World Championships while adding three World Cup Golds.

In his time with St. Cloud State, Peterson served as a volunteer assistant coach focusing on student-athletes’ personal development. His first season with the program was the 2009-10 campaign.

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St. Cloud State unveils 2022-23 schedule

Huskies to wrestle four 2021-22 Top-25 opponents as part of NCAA Super Region V Title Defense

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Six-time defending Super Region V Champion St. Cloud State Wrestling has announced their 2022-23 schedule. The Huskies will wrestle four home duals, three of which feature opponents ranked in last season’s final NWCA Top-25 poll.

“I am excited for another year of Huskies Wrestling,” said head coach Steve Costanzo, “I hope that we can move forward with some normalcy post-COVID. Our guys deserve to compete without any more of these distractions – we will be ready!”

SCSU opens their 2022-23 season with the traditional Black and Red Classic at Halenbeck Hall on October 27. The Huskies will then wrestle at a pair of opens in November with the Yellowjacket Open on the 5th and the Dakota Wesleyan Open on the 12th.

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SCSU Wrestling Golf Classic opens 2022-23 season

Over 100 golfers and 75 sponsors participated in the annual event

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State Wrestling opened their 2022-23 academic year with their Annual Golf Classic at Wapicada Golf Club in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. The 2022 golf classic featured about 110 golfers with three to five individuals per team and over 75 sponsors.

“I would like to personally thank all of the participants, sponsors and donors who helped make this tournament such a success,” said head coach Steve Costanzo, “Each year we depend on so many people and businesses – they always come through for us. We are so blessed to have so much support!”

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SCSU Wrestling Golf Classic and Reunion Set

Annual event will take place on Friday, Aug 26 at Wapicada Golf Club

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The St. Cloud State Wrestling Golf Classic is back again ahead of the 2022-23 season. The 16th annual event will take place Friday, August 26 at the Wapicada Golf Club in Sauk Rapids, Minn., with a Noon CT shotgun start.

The St. Cloud State Wrestling 16th Annual Golf Classic is open to the public and the cost is $120 per person. The registration fee covers green fees, a golf cart, meals, a door gift, and more, while additional meals can be purchased for $20 for those not golfing in the event. Additionally, hole sponsorships are available for just $100 per hole.

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Vos garners CoSIDA Academic All-America honors

Fifth-year senior is third straight wrestler to earn honor in back-to-back seasons

LEXINGTON, KY – For the second straight season, St. Cloud State University wrestling’s Garrett Vos (St. Bonifacius, Minn. / Waconia) is an Academic All-American. The fifth-year senior earned the prestigious honor from the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as he was named Second Team Academic All-America by the organization Tuesday morning.

This is the second straight Academic All-America honor for Vos, as he was named First Team Academic All-America at the conclusion of the 2020-21 academic year. A criminal justice major, Vos maintained a 3.66 GPA while leading the Huskies to another impressive season on the mat. In 2021-22, Vos became the 11th four-time All-American in St. Cloud State history, as he finished as the nation’s runner-up at 133 pounds at the national championship for the second consecutive season. He additionally helped the Huskies break the NCAA record for consecutive win streak, as he played a key role in St. Cloud State’s 77 consecutive dual match victories.

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