DII Winter Championships Festival relocated to Birmingham

By David Pickle – NCAA.org

The 2013 Division II Winter National Championships Festival has been moved from Cleveland to Birmingham, Ala., because of challenges involving the hotel block in Cleveland.

The Festival – which will feature Division II national championships in men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s indoor track, and wrestling – will be conducted March 3-9, 2013, at Birmingham’s CrossPlex multisport facility. The dates and schedule of events will not be affected by the change of venue. The Gulf South Conference and the City of Birmingham will serve as co-hosts.

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Huskies announce incoming class of wrestlers for 2012-13

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo and his staff of assistant coaches have announced the newest class of Husky wrestlers. Seven talented wrestlers have signed Letters of Intent and are set to join the 2012 NCAA DII Runner-Up Huskies for 2012-13. In addition, SCSU received notice that 12 additional student-athletes plan to continue their academic and athletic careers at SCSU.

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St. Cloud State Wrestling Enjoys Strong Showing in Classroom

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University wrestling recently released its 2012 spring grades for the second semester of the academic year.

“I am very proud of the way our young men have performed in the classroom this semester,” said Brady Wilson, SCSU Head Assistant Wrestling Coach. “Our conversation with our student-athletes is always academics first. We have emphasized to our young men all semester about finishing the academic year strong.”

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