PHOTO GALLERY: Loper wrestlers earn program’s sixth national runner-up finish

For the sixth time in program history, the UNK wrestling team is the NCAA Division II national runner-up.

UNK scored 105.5 points at the Division II Wrestling Championships in St. Louis to finish second. A school-record nine Lopers earned All-American honors by placing in the top eight individually.

St. Cloud State won the final match of the day to edge UNK with 107 points and claim its third straight national title.

UNK All-Americans
Wesley Dawkins – fourth place at 133 pounds
Nick James – seventh place at 141 pounds
Sam Turner – fourth place at 149 pounds
Jacob Wasser – seventh place at 157 pounds
Matt Malcom – fifth place at 165 pounds
Terrell Garraway – seventh place at 174 pounds
Austin Eldredge – fourth place at 184 pounds
Joseph Reimers – fourth place at 197 pounds
Lee Herrington – fourth place at 285 pounds