Wrestling

Martin wins NCAA title, Knights’ four-year reign ends

Martin wins NCAA title, Knights’ four-year reign ends

The Wartburg Knights were looking to rewrite history as the first NCAA Division III team to repeat their national title for five consecutive tournaments. However, Augsburg took home the team title with 100 points. Wartburg was close behind with 89.5 points. Eight Knights earned All-American status at the Division III championships in […]

by · March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wartburg loses lead to Augsburg in Saturday morning session

Wartburg loses lead to Augsburg in Saturday morning session

Coming into Saturday’s competition leading the team scores, the Wartburg wrestling team lost the lead to Augsburg during the morning session. The Auggies have 91 points and three finalists to Wartburg’s 85.5 and two. The finals take place at 6 p.m. Saturday. At 125 pounds, Jake Agnitsch (31-7) took on Central’s […]

by · March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wartburg leads NCAA wrestling after first day

Wartburg leads NCAA wrestling after first day

During the nightcap of the first day of the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships, Wartburg wrestlers went 9-4. Heading into the final day of competition, Wartburg has the lead with 58 team points. Augsburg is in second place with 56 1/2 points. Kenny Martin (29-3) advanced to the 149-pound semifinals with a 10-7 […]

by · March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Connor Campo wrestles at the NCAA championships in Hershey, Pa., Friday morning.

Knights go 9-2 in first NCAA session

Wartburg wrestlers went 9-2 during Friday morning’s session at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Hershey, Pa. Starting things off during the preliminary round, 133-pounder Connor Campo (26-4) grappled with Johnson and Wales’ Justin Colon. Campo came out victorious with a 10-0 major decision and advanced to the first round. At […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wartburg aims for record fifth straight NCAA title

Wartburg aims for record fifth straight NCAA title

The 2015 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships are on target for the Wartburg wrestling team. Competing on Friday and Saturday at Giant Center in Hershey, PA, the Knights are looking for a fifth straight team title with nine qualified wrestlers. On Feb. 27, the Knights were crowned the Central Region team champions, along […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
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