Hear from South Dakota State wrestling coach Damion Hahn and wrestlers A.J. Nevills, Clay Carlson, and Tanner Sloan as they take questions about their season and the upcoming Big 12 Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
IRVING, Texas — South Dakota State 197-pounder Tanner Sloan was honored Tuesday as Big 12 Wrestler of the Week.
A junior from Alburnett, Iowa, Sloan posted a 3-0 record in dual competition over the weekend, starting with a 5-2 decision over fifth-ranked Rocky Elam of Missouri. The victory helped propel the Jackrabbits to their first-ever dual win over a top-10 team at the Division I level.
Hear from Tanner Sloan (197 pounds), Zach Price (133 pounds) and Head Coach Damion Hahn ahead of the Big 12 Championships this weekend.
MANHEIM, Pa. – Three South Dakota State University wrestlers were honored Friday as members of the 2020 Division I All-America Second Team by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.
After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, this year’s All-America honors were based on each wrestler’s overall body of work through conference tournaments.
IRVING, Texas – South Dakota State 197-pounder Tanner Sloan was honored Tuesday as Big 12 Conference Wrestler of the Week after helping lead the Jackrabbits to a pair of home dual victories.
A redshirt freshman from Alburnett, Iowa, Sloan opened the weekend with a 9-0 major decision over Fresno State’s Dominic Kincaid on Feb. 15. The next night, Sloan knocked off 13th-ranked Nathan Traxler of Stanford by a 7-2 decision.
TALLINN, Estonia – South Dakota State’s Tanner Sloan is ready to take on the world.
The second-year Jackrabbit wrestler is scheduled to compete at the United World Wrestling Junior World Championships, which begin Monday. Sloan is slated to wrestle in the 97-kilogram weight class of the freestyle competition.
Sloan earned a spot on Team USA by winning the UWW Junior Freestyle World Team Trials in Raleigh, North Carolina, in May. In his first international competition a month later, Sloan won the gold medal at the UWW Pan American Championship in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
“I feel we like to hand-fight harder, wrestle harder than some of the foreign countries,” Sloan said. “I felt that when I was in Guatemala, so that was good experience before going over to worlds.”
South Dakota State University wrestler Tanner Sloan will compete in a second international tournament after being selected to wrestle at next week’s United World Wrestling Pan-American Championships.