Wrestling to Compete at Auggie-Adidas Open
Mayo and Ortiz Ranked Nationally
Cox Earns Sixth Place Finish at DWU Open
Wrestling Earning Votes in NAIA Poll
Wrestling Holds Captain's Retreat
Win 34 - 9
Loss 12 - 16
Loss 3 - 38
vs. Dakota Wesleyan
Loss 16 - 31
The Northwestern wrestling team will compete in the Augsburg Open on Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn. The Red Raiders will send 16 wrestlers to compete in one of three divisions (gold, silver, bronze).
Seniors JL Mayo and Richard Ortiz were mentioned in the latest NAIA poll as one of the top 16 wrestlers at their weight in the nation.
Tyree Cox paced the Raider wrestling team on Saturday, finishing sixth at the Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, S.D. Northwestern sent 18 wrestlers to the Open.
The Northwestern wrestling team made big strides in 2013-14; doubling their dual win total (3-12 in 2012-13, 6-6 in 2013-14) and sending six wrestlers to the NAIA National Championships, four more than 2012-13.
Three Raiders were ranked in the top 16 of the NAIA rankings and Northwestern earned votes as a team in the preseason coaches poll.