Three wrestlers for St. Cloud State finished second in the NCAA Division II Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, helping the Huskies win their third team title in four years.
James Pleski was the runner-up at 149 pounds, Larry Bomstad at 157 and Vince Dietz at 197. Pleski (29-2), Bomstad (29-5) and Dietz (34-3) all had pins in the semifinals before losing.
The Huskies finished with 92.5 points, Notre Dame of Ohio was second with 84.
Auggies finish second
Sophomore Lucas Jeske, of St. Michael, and Ryan Epps, of Cannon Falls, Minn., won national titles at 163 and 157 pounds, respectively, to lead Augsburg to a second-place finish in the NCAA Division III Championships in Cleveland. Jeske, now 39-1, was named the tournament's outstanding wrestler as well.
Epps ended the season 42-1 and with a 26-match winning streak.
Sam Bennyhoff, a junior from Mound, took second for the Auggies at 133 pounds.
Augsburg finished with 82 points; Wartburg (Iowa) won its fourth consecutive national title with 136.5.
Bethel runner second
Junior Karl Olsen of Bethel was second in the 400-meter run (47.88) n the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
Senior Donson Cook-Gallard of Carleton took third place in the mile (4:11.76) and senior Ali Glassbrenner of St. Thomas was fourth in the women's mile ((4:57.72).
Bethel was fourth in the women's 4x400 relay (3:51.06).
Junior Eric Dols of Hamline placed fifth in the shot put (54-4½).
Darby Dodds scored twice and McKenna Hulslander made 23 saves as Hamline beat Wisconsin-Eau Claire 3-2 in an NCAA Division III women's hockey quarterfinal in St. Peter, Minn. The Pipers (21-4-3) will face No. 1 Norwich (25-1-3) in one of the two semifinals on Friday. The site will be announced on Monday, but it is expected that Norwich will host the game.
UMD hurdler fourth
Junior Danielle Kohlwey of Minnesota Duluth place fourth in the women's 60 hurdles (8.37 seconds) in the NCAA Division II Championships in Pittsburg, Kan.