ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Rocky Burkett announced the addition of two student-athletes to national letters of intent Tuesday. Tanner Meyers (Tea, S.D.) and Travis Smith (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) will join the Wolves in the fall of 2023.
Tanner Meyers – 184/197, Tea, S.D. / Canton HS
Tanner Meyers is a 5-foot-9, 184/197-pound wrestler out of Canton High School. He is a 4-year starter and team captain for the C-Hawks under the direction of head coach Jeremy Swenson. Meyers won the 2022 South Dakota State Championship. He holds the Canton school record with 173 career takedowns. In addition, he is a Fargo All-American, GFC Elite Champion, and ranked No. 1 in the state of South Dakota. He is the son of Kayleen and Andrew Meyers.
Travis Smith – 165, Inver Grove Heights, Minn. / Simley Senior HS
Travis Smith is a 5-foot-8, 165-pound wrestler out of Simley Senior High School. He is a 5-year starter and 3-time place winner as a prep. Heading into his senior season, Smith held 138 career wins and 77 career pins. The Simley Spartans won the MSHSL State Championship and Smith was named to the all-tournament team in 2022. In addition, he is a Fargo All-American, Cheesehead Champion, and Cadet Duals Freestyle All-Tournament team member. Smith is a 13-time MN/USA State Champion competing in folkstyle, freestyle, and Greco. He is the son of Brady and Jenni Smith.