Big 12 Wrestling

Senior Tribute: NDSU Wrestling’s Cam Sykora

Sykora reflects on his four years at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Wrestling tied a program record for having six wrestlers qualify for the NCAA championships that never happened due to the cancellation of the event because of coronavirus. One of those six qualifiers was senior Cam Sykora, who was going to making his fourth consecutive appearance in the championships. “All the work we put in,…

A Chapter Not Finished: NDSU Wrestling Coach Roger Kish Reflects on Season & Canceled NCAA Wrestling Championships

Championships Canceled Two Days Before Competition

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Wrestling finished both their regular season and had the opportunity to compete in the Big 12 championships. However, the Bison were two days away from their six NCAA Championship qualifiers competing for titles before the NCAA canceled the championships due to COVID-19. The emotion of a cancelled championships reached far more than just the…

NDSU Wrestling Upsets Ranked Northwestern in Season Opener

FARGO, N.D. -(NDSU Athletics)  The North Dakota State wrestling team opened the season on Sunday afternoon with a 26-17 win over 17th-ranked Northwestern. It marked the third-straight year the Bison have knocked off a top 20 team. NDSU jumped out to an early lead with a pair of back-to-back wins to open the match. At 125 pounds, Brent Fleetwood held a 9-2 lead…

NDSU Wrestling Opens Up Season With Scrimmage

Green Beats Gold 28-23

FARGO, N.D. —  (NDSU Athletics) The Green outlasted the Gold 28-23 in North Dakota State University’s annual intra-squad scrimmage held Sunday, Oct. 28, before 144 spectators in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. NDSU is scheduled to host Northwestern University at 12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Scheels Center. The Green won eight of the 13 matches…

College Wrestling: Bison Lock up Four Bids to NCAA’s From Big XII Tournament

NDSU finishes in fifth in the Big 12 conference wrestling tournament

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University 157 pounder Clay Ream and 165 Andrew Fogarty both recorded runner-up finishes at the Big 12 Wrestling Championships on Saturday, March 3, in the BOK Center. NDSU 133 Cam Sykora and 285 Dan Stibral each placed fifth, and 125 Paul Bianchi placed seventh. Ream, Fogarty, Sykora and Bianchi each earned AQs…

NCAA Wrestling Seeds Released: Ream grabs No. 6, Rodriguez No. 9

The NCAA Wrestling Tournament begins March 16

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NDSU Athletics) — The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship brackets were revealed Wednesday, March 8, for North Dakota State University 125-pound Josh Rodriguez, 133-pound Cam Sykora, 157-pound Clay Ream, 165-pound Andrew Fogarty and 285-pound Ben Tynan. The NCAA tournament is scheduled for Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. Rodriguez,…