SCSU Sweeps Post Season NSIC Wrestling Awards

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Post Season Wrestling Awards.

NSIC Wrestler of the Year
Tim Prescott
(125 lbs, Jr., McPherson, Kan.  / McPherson HS)
St. Cloud State University

Tim Prescott was voted by the league coaches as the 2014-15 NSIC Wrestler of the Year. Prescott knocked off top-ranked and returning national runner-up T.J. North of Augustana 3-2 in the 125-pound finals to clinch the outright team title for St. Cloud State at the NCAA Division II Championships. Prescott avenged two losses to North earlier this season.  Prescott, who defeated the top three wrestlers in the NCAA at 125 pounds on this way to the title, finished the season with a 21-8 record.  His National Title also earned him All-NSIC First Team honors after he placed third at the NCAA Super Region Three Championships.

NSIC Rookie of the Year
Larry Bomstad
(141 lbs, Fr., Lake Lillian, Minn. / Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City )
St. Cloud State University

Larry Bomstad was voted by the league coaches as the 2014-15 NSIC Rookie of the Year. Bomstad earned NCAA DII All-American honors by placing seventh at 149-pounds in his freshman campaign for the Huskies.  During the NCAA National tournament Bomstad earned the “Most Falls” award in the least amount of time as he won three of his five matches via pins.  Bomstad placed fourth in the Central Region Championships and earned Central Region “Freshman of the Year” honors. He finished his season with a 28-7 record including 15 wins by fall.

NSIC Coach of the Year
Steve Costanzo (9th Season)
St. Cloud State University

Steve Costanzo was voted by his peers as the 2014-15 NSIC Coach of the Year. Costanzo led the Huskies to an NSIC Championship, a third place finish in the NWCA National Duals, a second place finish in the Central Region and an NCAA DII National Championship this season.  The Huskies went 17-2 in dual action and a perfect 8-0 in the NSIC as SCSU won its first NCAA title in wrestling and also won the school’s first NCAA title in any sport. At the National Championships all six of the Huskies competing earned All-American status and four finished the top three in the nation.

2014-15 NSIC ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAMNameWt. Yr. School HometownTJ North125Jr.AugustanaElk Point, S.D.Tim Prescott125Jr.St. Cloud StateMcPherson, Kan.Blake Bosch133So.MSU MoorheadWishek, N.D.Alphonso Vruno141Jr.Minnesota StateSandwich, Ill.Larry Bomstad149Fr.St. Cloud StateLake Lillian, Minn.Clint Poster157Jr.St. Cloud StatePierz, Minn.Cody Quinn165Sr.Minnesota StateCovington, Wash.Jacob Begin174Sr.SMSUAnoka, Minn.Blake Sorensen184Sr.Upper IowaDenver, IowaJayd Docken197Sr.AugsutanaWinner, S.D.Austin Goergen285So.St. Cloud StateCaledonia, Minn.2014-15 NSIC ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAMNameWt. Yr. School HometownDa`Wayne Robertson125Jr.Minnesota StateMesa, Ariz.Mike Rhone133So.St. Cloud StateBenton, Pa.Josh Howk141Sr.St. Cloud StateOak Grove, Mo.Trevor Duke149Sr.Upper IowaBurlington, IowaAdam Cooling157So.Minnesota StateMadelia, Minn.Gabe Fogarty165Jr.St. Cloud StateJordan, Minn.Clayton Jennissen174So.St. Cloud StateCambridge, Minn.Aero Amo184Fr.AugustanaRapid City, S.D.Joe Gomez197So.Northern StateGraham, Wash.Cole Wilson285Sr.SMSUFaribault, Minn.

NSIC All-Conference Criteria
The highest place-winner at the NCAA Regional Tournament from each weight class is named all-conference first team. The next highest NSIC finisher is named all-conference second team. Also, any NCAA Division II National Champion earns NSIC All-Conference First Team honors and any wrestler that earns NCAA All-American honors is recognized as second team all-conference.

2014-15 NCAA ALL-AMERICANS (13)Tim Prescott125St. Cloud State1st PlaceTJ North125Augustana2nd PlaceDa`Wayne Robertson125Minnesota State4th PlaceMike Rhone133St. Cloud State5th PlaceBlake Bosch133MSU Moorhead8th PlaceLarry Bomstad149St. Cloud State7th PlaceClint Poster157St. Cloud State3rd PlaceGabe Fogarty165St. Cloud State3rd PlaceCody Quinn165Minnesota State7th PlaceJacob Begin174Southwest Minnesota State4th PlaceJayd Docken197Augsutana6th PlaceJoe Gomez197Northern State8th PlaceAustin Goergen285St. Cloud State2nd Place

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