Feb 012015

Des Moines, IOWA — Minnesota State’s Chris Zimmer (So., 197 lbs. 3-2) placed fifth and Sawyer Hoffman (Jr., 157 lbs. 3-3) took sixth at the Grand View Open on Saturday at Grand View University.

Zimmer’s day started off with a major decision loss. In the consolation bracket, Zimmer got hot. The Walker, Minn. native won by a tech fall and recorded a fall at the 2:13 mark. Zimmer faced a familiar foe in Chaydon O’Fallon (Fr., 197 lbs. 3-2) for the third time this season and beat him, 5-1. After a major decision loss, he won the fifth place match by injury. Continue reading »

Feb 012015

North Dakota Edges No. 18 Wyoming 22-21

LARAMIE, Wyo.–North Dakota State University 125-pounder Josh Rodriguez recorded his second straight overtime win over a ranked opponent, and 141 Mitch Bengtson and 149 Clay Ream each recorded pins as the Bison defeated 18th-ranked Wyoming 22-21 on criteria Sunday, Feb. 1, before 504 fans at the University of Wyoming Sports Complex.

NDSU, which has won six straight duals, improves to 7-3 overall and 3-0 in the WWC. The Cowboys drop to 7-3 overall and 3-1 in the WWC. The Bison are scheduled to host Utah Valley University (2-6, 1-1 WWC) at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. Continue reading »

Feb 012015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – South Dakota State (9-7, 2-1 WWC) closed out its final regular-season road trip Sunday afternoon with a 23-9 win over Air Force. SDSU picked up a pair of major decisions at 157 and 174 en route to the win.

“We knew we were going to get tested on the backend of the road trip,” head coach Chris Bono said. “Our guys responded and performed well. We are excited to get back home and in the room leading up to UVU.” Continue reading »

Jan 312015
  • 200th Win – Lance Benick, Totino-Grace, 12th, 195 lbs
  • 175th Win – Jared Willaby, Windom/Mountain Lake, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 168th Win (school record) – Colten Carlson, Willmar, 11th
  • 150th Win – Austin Brockhoff, Sibley East, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 150th Win – Jason Meyer, Sibley East, 12th, 132 lbs
  • 150th Win – Brandon Waage, Badger/Greenbush-Middle River, 12th, 152 lbs
  • 150th Win – Adam Hedin, Rosemount, 11th, 132 lbs
  • 75th Pin – Brendon Coyer, Osakis, 11th Grade 126 lbs
  • 125th Win – Logan Dick, Maple Grove, 11th, 145 lbs
  • 125th Win – Mike Ankeny, Blue Earth Area, 12th, 145 lbs Continue reading »
Jan 312015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team had three individuals place in the top four during the California Collegiate Open which was held on Saturday in San Francisco, Calif.

Sophomore Blake Bosch, ranked eighth in the nation at 133 pounds, placed second in that class on Saturday while sophomore Garret Hoffner (157) and senior Michael Joseph (174) each placed fourth in their respective class. Continue reading »

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