Carlson, Franek, Bishop, Rathman, Turriff, Vos, and Shilson named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Seven area wrestlers were named to the 2021-22 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® Men’s At-Large Team, selected by College Sports Information Directors. CoSIDA Academic Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

Clay Carlson of South Dakota State, Jared Franek of North Dakota State, Daniel Bishop of Augustana, Kyle Rathman of Minnesota State, Trevor Turriff of Minnesota State
Garrett Vos of St. Cloud State, and Tyler Shilson of Augsburg have been selected as Academic All-District® honorees.

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St. Cloud State Announces 2021-22 Team Award Winners

Bianchini Named Wrestler of the Year, Scheidt Named Scholar Wrestler of the Year

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The St. Cloud State Wrestling team honored its seniors and award winners to celebrate a successful 2021-22 campaign at its Annual Team Banquet on Friday evening. The Huskies won their 11th consecutive NSIC championship, sixth consecutive Super Region V title, and finished fourth at the NCAA Championships, its 13th straight top-10 national finish. During the banquet, head coach Steve Costanzo announced the 2021-22 team award winners, including the Dean Weisman Wrestler of the Year award.

Redshirt junior Joseph Bianchini (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) took home wrestler of the year honors after finishing third at 141 pounds at the NCAA Championships, the second consecutive season that he has finished among the top three nationally and his third All-America honor overall. Prior to the NCAA meet, Bianchini won a Super Region V Championship, was First Team All-NSIC and earned NWCA Scholar All-America and NSIC Academic All-Conference honors. Additionally, he won team awards for most individual wins (30), most team points (142), and most bonus-point wins (16).

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11 from St. Cloud State Wrestling Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

Huskies record 20th-best team GPA in NCAA D-II at 3.146

MANHEIM, Pa. – St. Cloud State Wrestling had 11 student-athletes earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors, as the organization announced its academic awards on April 15. In addition to the individual honors, the Huskies earned the Scholar All-America Team distinction, checking in with the 20th-best team GPA in NCAA D-II at 3.146.

Redshirt senior Garrett Vos (Bonifacius, Minn.) was one of eight wrestlers nationally who had the unique distinction of being named Scholar All-American for a fifth time due to the extra year of eligibility awarded by the pandemic.

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Wrestling award winners crowned at NCAA championships

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA presented the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Awards to eight student-athletes at the Divisions I, II and III Wrestling Championships over the last two weekends.

The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the 2012 wrestling championships. The three awards, given in each division, honor the Most Dominant Wrestler as well as the student-athletes that have accumulated the most falls and the most technical falls throughout the course of the regular and postseasons.

For results to be counted for the awards they must come against opponents in the same division (i.e. Division II vs. Division II). Ties in the falls and tech falls categories are broken based on the aggregate time.

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St. Cloud State Places 8 Wrestlers on NSIC Winter All-Academic List

Donovan and Vos earn Team of Excellence recognition

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – St. Cloud State had eight wrestlers earn All-Academic honors from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for the winter season, it was announced on Wednesday.

Devin Donovan and Garrett Vos were named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence, which recognizes individuals with a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher.

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