MANKATO, Minn. – Senior Zach Johnston earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week honors after wresting his way to a 5-0 record en route to winning the 174-pound bracket at the Buena Vista Open on Saturday.
The Minnesota State wrestling team is rated eighth in the 2018-19 NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Top 25 Preseason Poll.
The Mavericks are one of three Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference teams ranked in the poll. St. Cloud State is rated first, Upper Iowa comes in tied for sixth and the Mavericks are eighth.