St. Cloud State Wrestling to host June Huskies Wrestling Camps

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – St. Cloud State Wrestling will host High School and Youth Technique Camps on June 19-21 for grades K-2, 3-6 and 7-12 at Halenbeck Hall. The Huskies Wrestling Camps will educate and drill wrestlers in all aspects of the sport, including takedowns, defense and counter-attacks, top and bottom positions, in addition to camp games and live wrestling incorporated steadily throughout the camp to enhance the participant experience.

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St. Cloud State announces 2022-23 Team Awards

Huskies honored tremendous 2022-23 season at annual Awards Banquet on Friday

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – St. Cloud State Wrestling has announced their 2022-23 Team Awards, honoring their highly successful campaign at the team’s annual Awards Banquet on Friday, April 21. The Huskies took third at the NCAA Tournament in Cedar Rapids after winning the 2023 Super Region V Championship and earning the 2023 NWCA DII National Duals Championship over the course of the season.

Nick Novak was named the Dean Weisman Wrestler of the Year following his undefeated NCAA Championship campaign, earning the national title at 157 pounds in addition to being named the Super Region V and NSIC Wrestler of the Year.

Phillip Kue and Shaeden Scheidt were named the program’s Scholar Wrestlers of the Year, while the Gary Boman Most Improved Wrestler honors went to Blake Legred, Dominic Murphy and Jimmy Pierandozzi. Augustus Donovan, Isaac Grams, Robby Horsman, Dominic Murphy, Sebastian Zamorano earned the Iron Man of the Year Award.

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11 Huskies named NWCA Scholar All-Americans

Program matches second-highest team total in Costanzo era

MANHEIM, Pa. – 11 St. Cloud State wrestlers have been named 2022-23 Scholar All-Americans by the National Wrestling Coaches Association, as announced by the NWCA on Friday afternoon. The 11 Huskies Scholar All-Americans match the program’s second-highest total since 2006-07.

Wyatt Abele, Joey Bianchini, Augustus Donovan, Owen Herbst, Anthony Herrera, Phillip Kue, Cody Minor, Dominic Murphy, Nick Novak, Shaeden Scheidt, and Logan Vaughan each earned Scholar All-American status. Bianchini is one of just ten wrestlers across the country to become a five-time Scholar All-American; Scheidt and Minor earned their third career honor, while Donovan, Herrera, Murphy, and Novak each become two-time honorees.

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2023 NWCA Division II Scholar All-America Awards

MANHEIM, PA – For the fifth time in six seasons, the Saints of Maryville University sit atop the NWCA Scholar All-America Team listing for NCAA Division II. In addition, 318 individuals from 57 programs were also honored in the annual awards.

The Saints posted a GPA of 3.487 to top the team listing. Wisconsin-Parkside (3.466); Indianapolis (3.386); West Liberty (3.378) and Northern State (3.372) round out the top five teams.

“We are proud of our team for this,” Saints Head Coach Mike Denney said. “The academic standards at Maryville are high and we want to be a positive force in that. Winning this award shows we are contributing to our campus in that way and I am really just so pleased and proud of our guys.”

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Huskies Wrestling Awards Banquet set for April 21

Annual SCSU Team Awards Banquet scheduled for Friday, April 21 from 5-9 p.m. CT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The 2022-23 St. Cloud State Wrestling Team Awards Banquet has been scheduled for Friday, April 21, at the Holiday Inn located at 75 37th Avenue South in St. Cloud. Parents, alumni, boosters, and friends of Huskies Wrestling are invited to attend the event, which will begin at 5:00 p.m. CT and run through 9:00 p.m.

Individual and team accomplishments will be recognized alongside a season highlight video, reflecting on an outstanding 2022-23 campaign as the program looks ahead to next season.

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Nick Novak named NWCA Super Region V Wrestler of the Year

NCAA Champion at 157 pounds becomes finalist for NWCA DII Wrestler of the Year

MANHEIM, Pa. – St. Cloud State Wrestling true sophomore and reigning NCAA Champion 157-pounder Nick Novak has been named the 2023 National Wrestling Coaches Association Super Region V Wrestler of the Year as announced by the NWCA on Thursday morning. Novak now becomes a finalist for the NWCA DII National Wrestler of the Year, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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