Congratulations to the St. Cloud State University wrestling team on winning the NCAA Division II national championship Saturday in St. Louis. It is the first time St. Cloud State has won a national championship in any sport, any division. But this victory wasn’t a fluke.
The school honored the team with a short celebration and program Tuesday afternoon at the Atwood Center. Around 300 people came to watch a video of the championship run and hear from the team’s head coach, Steve Costanzo, and the Huskies’ six All-Americans.
The St. Cloud State University Wrestling Team celebrated not only their first, but the University’s first National Championship in school history. SCSU Athletic Director Heather Weems was at the Wrestling Championships, and says it was great to watch the team’s hard work pay off.
Eden Prairie sisters Alicia and Jessica Shuman have taken a big-sister-little-sister coaching dynamic to college. Alicia, the big sister, cheered for the Eden Prairie High School hockey team before cheering four years for Division I St. Cloud State University.
Tim Prescott won the 125-pound national title for St. Cloud State on Saturday night in St. Louis, Missouri. The Huskies team won its first championship the same night. It was the first national team championship the school has ever won.
The Huskies claimed the NCAA Division II crown, while the Auggies added a 12th national title in Division III. The Gophers will try to make it a sweep this weekend.
The St. Cloud State wrestling team accomplished a first for the school Saturday night. The program won the school’s first national championship in any sport by claiming the Division II national wrestling championship at Chaifetz Arena.
Dave Harris has been named the new dean of the Herberger Business School at St. Cloud State University. Harris will start June 22.
St. Cloud State University student Britton Mikkelson found out about the trip on the social media site Tumblr and took a train from Minnesota to St. Louis in order to join in.
At St. Cloud State, more than 900 students came in for counseling in the 2013-14 school year, a 50 percent increase from 10 years earlier. The number of total sessions doubled over the same time frame.