Nov 242014

Minnesota beat Grand Canyon and Michigan State at the Sports Pavilion

With a pin and a technical fall against Grand Canyon and Michigan State, respectively, senior Logan Storley electrified the crowd at the Sports Pavilion on two consecutive nights.

No. 1 Minnesota won eight of the 10 matches against Grand Canyon and nine of the 10 matches against Michigan State.

These were two dominating performances by the Gophers, but head coach J Robinson said his team still has some things to improve on. Continue reading at

Nov 242014

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Jacoby Bergeron and Justice Davis led a contingent of 25 Concordia wrestlers who competed in the 16th annual Finn Grinaker Cobber Open hosted by CC. Bergeron and Davis both posted runner-up finishes in the Gold Division of the tournament.

Concordia welcomed wrestlers from eight different schools around the region. The competing teams ran the gamut from ranked NCAA Division I teams to NAIA regional teams. The tournament was separated into two divisions. The Gold Division was for returning upperclassmen while the Maroon Division was for freshman and first-year collegiate wrestlers. Continue reading »

Nov 232014

PHILADELPHIA – Fresh off of a 31-6 win over Drexel last night, South Dakota State regrouped and wrestled in the 2014 Keystone Classic at The Palestra, hosted by Penn on Sunday. Senior Cody Pack continued his dominating weekend with a tournament title, while Brance Simms, Luke Zilverberg and David Kocer all took fourth after wrestling their way back in the consolation bracket.

“Cody did what he was supposed to do,” head coach Chris Bono said. “He was the top seed in the tournament and took care of business. I’m proud of his efforts.” Continue reading »

Nov 232014

The St. Cloud State University wrestling team enjoyed a strong showing at the 2014 Finn Grinaker Open, which was hosted by Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. on Nov. 22. In the Gold Division at the Open, SCSU’s attached wrestlers scored four individual titles and the Huskies also gained one championship in the tournament’s Maroon Division.

In the Gold Division, Tanner Trembley posted a 3-0 record in the 149-pound division. Trembley won the title with an 8-2 victory over Joe Umlauf of North Dakota State. SCSU’s Clint Poster also won a bracket championship with a 4-0 record at 157-pounds. He scored the first place finish with a 13-5 major decision against Zane Zeman of Minnesota. Continue reading »

Nov 222014

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Augustana wrestling team competed at the Holiday Inn Open on Saturday hosted by the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The Vikings had 10 wrestlers that finished in the top five for the day.

Jayd Docken (197 pounds, unattached), Michael Lowman (285 pounds, unattached), Mason Brownlee (141 pounds, unattached), and Clay Broze (285 pounds, unattached) all tabbed second-place.

Shawn Hatlestad (157 pounds, unattached) and Lane Blasius (157 pounds, unattached) took third-place, while Aero Amo (184 pounds, unattached) and Clayton Wahlstrom (184 pounds, unattached) finished fourth place. Continue reading »

Nov 222014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Da’Wayne Robertson placed first at the Auggie-Adidas open Saturday. Seven Minnesota State University wrestlers placed attached and three more placed unattached.

Da’Wayne Robertson (Jr., 125 lbs. 3-0) had three wins en route to his first-place finish in the gold 125 lbs. bracket. After receiving a bye, Robertson got his day started with a decision win over Ryan Weinmann (Wisconsin-La Crosse) by a score of 12-8. His next match was against #6 wrestler in DIII Daniel Page (Central) where he would earn his biggest decision win of the day, 9-4. In the first place match, the Mesa, Ariz., native won 3-1 over the #1 wrestler in DIII and returning National Champion, Mike Fuenffinger (Augsburg). Continue reading »

Nov 222014

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Third-place finishes from sophomores Blake Bosch and Nader Abdullatif led the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team at the Finn Grinaker Cobber Open hosted by Concordia College on Saturday in Moorhead, Minn.

No team scores were kept at the event.

MSUM also got fourth-place finishes from sophomore Isaac Novacek at 149 pounds and senior Philippe Walker at 141. Continue reading »

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