Augustana 42 Northwestern (Iowa) 0

Augustana blanks Northwestern (Iowa)

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – No. 3 Augustana picked up two wins by fall to roll to a 42-0 victory over Northwestern (Iowa) Thursday night in Orange City, Iowa.

The shutout was the second straight for the Vikings (3-0), who blanked the University of Sioux Falls 47-0 last week.

Gavin Nelson and Ty Copsey picked up Augustana’s two wins by fall at 165 and 197 pounds, respectively.  Nelson pinned Aaron Ruskell in 3:33, while Copsey needed just 1:18 to defeat Ryan McLaurin.

Austin Carmichael notched a win by technical fall in 6:41 over Mark Evjen at 157 pounds.

Al Meger (125 pounds), Cody Lensing (133 pounds), Jason Jeremiason (141 pounds), Nate Herda (149 pounds), Brian Schultz (184 pounds) and Mike Roberts (285 pounds) were all winners by decision.

NWC (1-2) left 174 pounds open, allowing Carl Serck to tack on six points to his team’s total.

The Vikings have won their three duals this season by a combined score of 114-6.

Augustana’s next action will not be until Jan. 8, 2011, when the Vikings make the trip to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals.

Augustana 42, Northwestern (Iowa) 0
125: Al Meger (Augie) dec. Quintana, Diego Angelo (NWC), 14-4
133: Cody Lensing (Augie) dec. Hatch, Tyler (NWC), 7-1
141: Jason Jeremiason (Augie) dec. Dowell, Matt (NWC), 4-0
149: Nate Herda (Augie) dec. Flores, Jerod (NWC), 13-4
157: Austin Carmichael (Augie) techical fall Evjen, Mark (NWC), 6:41
165: Gavin Nelson (Augie) fall Ruskell, Aaron (NWC), 3:33
174: Carl Serck (Augie) wins by forfeit
184: Brian Schultz (Augie) dec. Evjen, Luke (NWC), 7-1
197: Ty Copsey (Augie) fall McLaurin, Ryan (NWC), 1:18
285: Mike Roberts (Augie) dec. Hughes, Brad (NWC), 3-2

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