Austin Goergen, a resident of Caledonia and 2012 graduate of Caledonia Area High School, received the “Iron Man of the Year” award and the SCSU Wrestling “Buzz Saw” award at the 2013-14 St. Cloud State University wrestling team’s awards banquet on April 4 in St. Cloud.
Goergen capped a solid redshirt freshman season at SCSU with a 35-8 overall record.
He set a new team record with 19 pins this season for the Huskies and received the team’s Most Falls Award.
One of six national qualifiers for the Huskies, Goergen earned All-American honors with a sixth place finish in the 285-pound bracket at the 2014 NCAA Division II championships.
Goergen was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Rookie of the Year and also gained All-NSIC first team honors for the Huskies.
As a a team, SCSU finished with a 19-1 overall record and won the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference title with an 8-0 record.
SCSU placed sixth at the 2014 NCAA Division II championships and earned third place finishes at the 2014 NCAA Division II Super 3 Regional and the 2014 NWCA Division II National Duals.