Johnnies Open Season With Five Placers at Augsburg

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Saint John’s placed five wrestlers at its season-opening tournament, the Auggie-Adidas Invitational, on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Minneapolis. Junior Luke Dodd (Apple Valley, Minn./Eastview), who is ranked eighth nationally at 184 pounds, went 3-1 to finish second. He started his season with a technical fall (19-4) and… Continue reading

Longtime SJU Assistant Takes Over Wrestling Program

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Kevin Schiltz, a 16-year assistant wrestling coach at Saint John’s University, has been named head coach of the Johnnies’ program, athletic director Bob Alpers ’82 announced on Thursday, July 20. Schiltz replaces Tony Willaert ’11, who was named head wrestling coach at Augustana College (Ill.) June 22.… Continue reading

Four Johnnies Named NWCA All-America Scholars, Team Posts Fourth-Best GPA

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – The Saint John’s University wrestling team and four of its student-athletes received 2016-17 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) academic honors at the NCAA Division III Championships March 10-11 in La Crosse, Wis. Seniors Teddy Erickson (Annandale, Minn.) and Robert Tait (Faribault, Minn./Bethlehem Academy), sophomore Luke Dodd (Apple… Continue reading