Augustana College wrestler and Winner native Jayd Docken will make his fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Division II championships which was held Friday and Saturday in St. Louis, Mo.
Docken, wrestling at 197 pounds, finished third at the NCAA Super Region III championships in Mankato, Minn., on March 1.
Docken lost in the semifinals to second ranked Julian Smith of McKendree by a 3-2 decision. Docken then pinned Dylan Windfield of Upper Iowa to earn a spot at the NCAA Division II championships.
Docken battled against Joe Gomes of Northern State for the third time this season, taking the third place match by a 3-2 decision.
At 27-4 on the season, Docken’s only Division II losses have come to Kenny Breaux of Lindenwood and No. 3 Julian Smith of McKendree.