College Wrestling: Eischens honored again

Kolton Eischens.

ST. CLOUD — For the second consecutive season, St. Cloud State University wrestler Kolton Eischens has been selected to the College Sports Information Directors Association Academic All-America Division II Men's At-Large Team.

A senior from Pierz, Eischens received Academic All-America Second Team honors for the Huskies in 2019-20 and was also named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America squad in 2018-19.

Eischens is a technology management major at SCSU and also served as a team captain for the Huskies in 2019-20.

A three-time All-American in wrestling at 174-pounds, Eischens helped SCSU win its ninth consecutive NSIC championship this season along with championships at the 2020 NCAA Division II regional and the 2020 NWCA Division II National Duals. A three-time national qualifier, Eischens was named the NSIC Wrestler of the Year in 2019-20 and finished his season with an 18-1 record for the Huskies. SCSU advanced a total of nine wrestlers to the 2020 NCAA DII championships, including Eischens at 174-pounds. The NCAA DII championships were halted before competition began due to COVID-19.

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