Bartel

Isaac Bartel of MSU-Northern won an NAIA wrestling title at 197 pounds Saturday.

PARK CITY, Kan. — Montana State-Northern wrestler Isaac Bartel won the NAIA national championship at 197 pounds Saturday.

Bartel, a four-time All-American from Mason City, Iowa, downed Trevor Lawson of Lindsey Wilson 6-0. He went 4-0 in the tournament.

Bartel finished second the past two years and third in 2018 as a freshman.

MSU-Northern finished 11th as a team. Chase Short, who wrestled at Great Falls High, finished seventh at 174 pounds and Nick Kunz was eighth at 133 to earn All-America honors. Kunz wrestled in high school at Helena Capital. 

Providence placed 26th.

Keegan Mulhill of Eastern Oregon placed sixth at 174 pounds. Mulhill wrestled in high school at Bozeman High. 

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