St. Cloud State announces 2021-22 schedule

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – The St. Cloud State University wrestling team’s quest for a fourth consecutive national title begins in October. After a whirlwind 2020-21 season that ended in a national championship, the Huskies are ready to begin their title defense, as they announced their 2021-22 regular-season schedule Tuesday afternoon.

St. Cloud State’s schedule will look more traditional in 2021-22 after completing a conference-only schedule in 2021. As in past years, the Huskies will compete in several tournaments during the 2021-22 regular season, including the Finn Grinaker Open at MSU-Moorhead on Saturday, November 6. St. Cloud State will also compete in the Dakota Wesleyan Open, Carolina Clash Duals, and National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division II National Duals in the first half of the regular season.

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Vos earns Academic All-District honors

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – St. Cloud State University wrestler Garrett Vos (Bonifacius, Minn. / Waconia) will need to make more room in his trophy case. The redshirt junior earned First Team Academic All-District honors from the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday afternoon, becoming the sixth wrestler in program history to earn the prestigious honor.

Thanks to an impressive academic and athletic resume, Vos earned Academic All-District honors for the first time in his career and extends the wrestling team’s streak to five consecutive years with at least one representative on the CoSIDA All-District teams. A criminal justice major, Vos was named to the 2020-21 Division II Academic All-District 7 Men’s At-Large team after maintaining a GPA of 3.66 during the academic year while leading the Huskies to their third consecutive national title in March.

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Breaking Records, On and Off the Mat

Minnewaska Area's Tyson Meyer

By Brian Jerzak

Breaking a school record is an amazing feat. It is rare to come across someone who – during a high school career – ended a career, a season, or an individual contest holding a school record. Breaking multiple school records in more than one sport is in another category altogether. Minnewaska Area senior Tyson Meyer is a rare athlete. He breaks school records on and off the mat.

Meyer started wrestling at a young age.

“I have been in wrestling since pre-school. My mom asked me if I wanted to go out for wrestling, and I said yeah. I started wrestling and just kept doing it.”

Success on the mat came quickly for Meyer.

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Huskies recruit class grows to 12

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo announced the addition of three more student-athletes to their strong 2021 recruiting class. Alyeus Craig (Wichita, Kan.) and Gabriel Rangel (Bettendorf, Iowa) have signed a National Letters of Intent with the Huskies while Sebastian Zamorano (St. Paul, Minn.) has signed an Acceptance of Admission letter.

Along with Craig, Rangel and Zamorano – nine additional stand-outs have announced their intentions to continue their education at SCSU in the fall: Mac Copeland (Bennett, Colo.), Augustus Donovan (Richland Center, Wis.), Anthony Herrera (Stansbury Park, Utah), Isaac Grams (Bloomington, Minn.), Nate Rocheleau (Gering, Neb.), Nicholas Lopez (Huntley, Ill.), Paul Ruff (Gering, Neb.), Tyson Meyer (Glenwood, Minn.) and Nicholas Novak (New Prague, Minn.). All have signed with Huskies wrestling earlier this past year.

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