St. Cloud State repeats at Super III

Huskiesí Merritt garners individual title at 165 pounds

St. Cloud State Athletics

Last Updated - February 27, 2012 1:08 GMT

St. Cloud State Athletics
St. Cloud State Athletics

Top-ranked St. Cloud State won its second consecutive Super Region III championship on Sunday.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- For the second consecutive year No. 1 St. Cloud State claimed the Super Region III Championship and this time it was captured on their home mat.
The Huskies sent four wrestlers to the championship bout and won an individual title at 165 pounds where Tad Merritt defeated Blake Sorensen of Upper Iowa by major decision, 16-4. It was the second regional title for Merritt.
St. Cloud State advanced seven individuals to the NCAA Division II National Championships. The Huskies were the 2011 NCAA runner-up.
St. Cloud State posted 164.0 points and beat out runner-up Upper Iowa (155.5) in the 12-team field.