NDSU 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…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Wrestling Coach Roger Kish

NDSU Wrestling Coach Roger Kish is the KVRR Coach of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Wrestling is rolling. Since starting the season three and three in dual team matches, the bison have now won six in a row with two duals left in the regular season. Much of that success has come from the leadership of the seniors who have helped develop the young talent onto the scene. KVRR’s…

NDSU Wrestling Credits Team Coming Together for Six Dual Match Win Streak

Bison have not loss since Jan. 10 Against Wyoming

FARGO, N.D. — It was a tough start to the year for North Dakota State wrestling going three and three through their first six dual matches. Since that point, its been a completely different story. The Bison are winners of six straight heading into the final two dual matches of the regular season. In that stretch, the Bison won at…

NDSU wrestling takes down No. 21 Stanford

The Bison defeated the Cardinals 28-13

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State won six of 10 bouts including pins from 174-pounder Luke Weber and 133 Cam Sykora to defeat No. 21 Stanford in a non-conference dual on Saturday, Feb. 15, before 499 in Scheels Center. It marked the fourth straight season the Bison have knocked off a nationally-ranked team. NDSU (8-3, 4-1 #Big12WR) is scheduled to Air Force (4-6, 1-5 #Big12WR) at…

North Dakota State Wrestling Moves Over .500 On The Season With Win Over Oklahoma

Bison Beat the Sooners, 24-15

FARGO, N.D — (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State 24, Oklahoma 15 Results by weight class of each match: 141— #9 Dom Demas (OU) dec Dylan Droegemueller (NDSU), 11-5 149— Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU) fall Jacob Butler (OU), 1:27 157— Jared Franek (NDSU) dec #16 Justin Thomas (OU), 3-1 165— #9 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU) fall Jose Lao Cooper (OU), 3:32 174—…

North Dakota State Wrestling Falls at Northwestern

No. 16 Northwestern bested NDSU 28-18

#16 Northwestern 28, North Dakota State 18 Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 Welsh-Ryan Arena / Evanston, Ill. 125—Michael DeAugustino (NW), Forfeit 133—#3 (125) Sebastian Rivera (NW) dec #7 Cam Sykora (NDSU), 7-3 141—Sawyer Degen (NDSU) fall Alec McKenna (NW), 2:13 149—#10 Yahya Thomas (NW) major dec Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU), MD 11-0 157—#3 Ryan Deakin (NW) major dec Jared Franek (NDSU), MD 12-1 165—#10 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU) fall Shayne Oster…

NDSU Wrestling Opens the Season with Win Over Cal State Bakersfield

The Bison defeat the Roadrunners 24-9

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State won seven of 10 matches including a tech fall from No. 12-ranked 133-pounder Cam Sykora and major decision from 125 McGwire Midkiff to defeat Cal State Bakersfield 24-9 in a non-conference dual on Sunday, Nov. 3, in front of 489 spectators at Scheels Center in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. North Dakota State (1-0,…

NCAA Tournament Comes to an End for NDSU Wrestlers

Brent Fleetwood finished with a 3-2 record in the consolation round

PITTSBURGH, Pa. —  NDSU wrestlers Andrew Fogarty and Brent Fleetwood lost in the round of 16 on Thursday night at the NCAA championships in Pittsburgh, however, both Bison had chances to make it through the consolation round for third place in their weight classes during today’s action. In the 125 pound weight class, Fleetwood finished the tournament in the consolation…