Wrestling in nat'l meet

Monday, February 25, 2013

Shamus O'Grady is a math education major and an All-American

Shamus O'Grady is a math education major and an All-American.

Shamus O'Grady is a math education major and an All-American Jacob Kahnke, who is majoring in recreation and sports management, is an All-American and Academic All-American Andy Pokorny, who is majoring in psychology, is an All-American Clint Poster is an entrepreneurship major in the Herberger School of Business 

The nation's top-ranked NCAA Division II wrestling team lived up to its billing Feb. 24 advancing nine student athletes, including four champions, to the national meet March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala.

Husky Wrestling earned 140.5 points at the NCAA Super Region 3 meet in Waterloo, Iowa, outscoring Upper Iowa University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and 10 other schools.

Senior Shamus O'Grady, Coon Rapids, was named Most Valuable Wrestler for his first-place finish at 184 pounds. 

Husky Wrestling's three other regional champions are:

Advancing to the national championship meet with second-place finishes are:

Advancing to nationals with third-place finishes are:

St. Cloud State competes in the 2013 NCAA Division II championships March 8-9 at the Spring Sports Festival in Birmingham, Ala. Meet the entire team.

The Huskies were national runners-up in 2012 and 2011. Coach Steve Costanzo's team has been ranked first in the NCAA Division II Coaches' Poll since Jan. 16.

Read the full story on the Husky Athletics website. View the team results and weight-class brackets (PDF).

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