Watch the RCTC Women's and Men's Basketball Teams take on MN State Community & Technical College, Saturday, February 6th, at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.
Rochester Yellowjackets Win MCAC Championship Crowning 6 Individual Champions
The Rochester Community and Technical College Yellowjackets competed in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference Championship this past Saturday in Willmar, MN.
The Jackets took championship honors in six of the ten weights. 2016 MCAC Champions include: 141 Zach Scott (Holdingford, MN), 157 Brett Bradford (Byron, MN), 165 Connor Hanson (Haromony, MN), 184 Dustin Lee (Oregon, WI), 197 Ryan Jones (St. Michael, MN), and HWT Chase Nottestad (Westby, WI). This is the fourth consecutive MCAC Tournament Championship for RCTC.
Connor Hanson was also unanimously voted by the coaches as the MCAC Wrestler of the Year. Hanson is currently 28-10 and plans on continuing his wrestling career next season, but is still undecided on his transfer plans.
MCAC Team Scores
1. Rochester Community College 108.5
2. Ridgewater College 99.5
3. Itasca Community College 31.0
4. Northland Community College 18.5
5. Minnesota West 17.0
The Yellowjackets will travel back to Willmar on Thursday 1/4 to wrestle Ridgewater and determine the MCAC Dual Team Champions. The Jackets are currently undefeated in the MCAC.
Wrestling - Rochester Yellowjackets Win 36-11 on the Road over the Itasca Vikings
The Rochester Community and Technical College Yellowjackets traveled to Grand Rapids on Wednesday to face the Itasca Vikings in an MCAC dual.
Pins from Zach Scott (Holdingford, MN) and Brett Bradford (Byron, MN) helped the Yellowjackets take the lead in the dual and wins from Connor Hanson (Harmony, MN) and Tyler Vogt (Owatonna, MN) kept them in the lead. RCTC is now 2-0 in the MCAC.
The Yellowjackets will wrestle next at home on Saturday, January 23rd in a quad with Iowa Central, NIACC, and Augsburg. Wrestling will be at the UCR Sports Center and starts at 9:00 AM.
Rochester 36, Itasca 11
125 – Double Forfeit
133 – Doug Fillbrand ICC over Forfeit RCTC
141 – Zach Scott RCTC WBF 0:57 over Spencer Erb ICC
149 – Jonah Gahm ICC TF over Deven Loepp RCTC
157 – Brett Bradford RCTC WBF 2:13 over Mitch Jobe ICC
165 – Connor Hanson RCTC DEC 11-4 over Wayne Voss ICC
174 – Tyler Vogt RCTC OT 8-6 over Mike Zupan ICC
184 – Dustin Lee RCTC over Forfeit ICC
197 – Alex Kubicek RCTC over Forfeit ICC
285 – Chase Nottestad RCTC over Forfeit ICC
Congratulations to Tori Peterson and Jessica Foster, who were named 2015 NJCAA DIII All-Americans! Tori was named to the first team, and Jessica was honorable mention.