The 2018 Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association David Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame Induction Dinner will take place April 28th in Benson, Minn. Inductees will be Larry Goodnature, Mark Jensen, Ed Kane, Paul Kuznik, Pat McNamara, Chris Nelson, Jim Williams, and Roger Wilson. Continue reading
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Augsburg improves to 11-1, topple Blugolds 34-3
MINNEAPOLIS — The top-ranked Augsburg University wrestling team claimed wins in nine of 10 bouts in a 34-3 triumph over the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Sunday afternoon at Si Melby Hall.
Augsburg, the top-ranked team in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings, won the first nine bouts to take a 34-0 lead into the heavyweight battle. The Auggies claimed four of its first five wins by bonus-point margins, with a forfeit, technical fall and two major decisions.
No. 5-ranked 133-pounder Sam Bennyhoff (JR, Mound, Minn./Mound-Westonka HS) dominated from start to finish in an 18-2 technical fall win over Cody Vogel. He built an 8-0 lead after two periods with two takedowns and a two-point near-fall, then collected three takedowns and a four-point near-fall in the third period to close the match 45 seconds early. Bennyhoff is now 23-2 on the season with 17 bonus-point wins (eight pins, five technical falls, four major decisions). Continue reading
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Connor Brown and Seth Gross opened the dual with consecutive pins, leading 15th-ranked South Dakota State to a 22-16 victory over 11th-ranked Northern Iowa in a college wrestling dual Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.
The Jackrabbits, who won their ninth dual in a row, improved to 9-2 overall and 4-0 against Big 12 Conference opponents. UNI dropped to 5-3 overall and 2-1 against league foes. SDSU ended a 21-dual losing streak to the Panthers, which began in the 1973-74 season.
A freshman from Oak Grove, Missouri, Brown trailed 6-0 late in the first period against 18th-ranked Jay Schwarm on a takedown and four-point near-fall. However, Brown was able to wriggle out of a potential pinning situation and knotted the match at 8 late in the period with a pair of reversals and four-point near-fall of his own. Continue reading
The University of Minnesota wrestling team suffered their first home loss of the 2017-18 season against No. 8 Michigan on Sunday afternoon.
The Gophers picked up two victories during the dual. No. 10 Nick Wanzek defeated No. 5 Logan Massa by decision at 165 and then No. 10 Tommy Thorn picked up a victory at 141.
“Losing the close ones can be a little frustrating,” head coach Brandon Eggum said after the dual. “We had opportunities today and couldn’t come up big in some close matches that we feel we could of won today. We know losing this dual isn’t what we wanted, but we know when March comes around we will be using these moments to become better.” Continue reading
1. Gale-Etrick Tremp 520
2. Baldwin-Woodville 411
3. Cadott 404 Medford 398
4. Minnetonka 388.5
5. Brookwood 274
6. Eau Claire Memorial 248
7. Prescott 247
8. Gale-Ettrick-Tremp JV 224
9. Mosinee 216
10. Cochrane-Fountain City 204.5
11. Arcadia 196.5
12. Onalaska 187
13. Saint Croix Central 166
14. Independence/Gilmanton 118 Continue reading