Mustangs Fall 24-13 Against No. 10 Upper Iowa in NSIC Dual
MARSHALL, Minn. – No. 10 Upper Iowa University won six out of 10 bouts tonight at the PE Gym to defeat Southwest Minnesota State University 24-13 in an NSIC dual in Marshall. The Peacocks improve to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the NSIC while SMSU falls to 4-2-1 and 0-2 in the NSIC.
The dual started at 125 pounds where Upper Iowa’s Trevor Frankling (No. 3 NCAA) defeated SMSU’s Travis Borchert in an 8-2 decision. Justin Reinsma squared off with Kyle Pedretti who is ranked No. 1 in the NCAA at 131 pounds. Pedretti won a 10-4 decision over Reinsma pushing the Peacocks’ lead to 6-0.
SMSU’s Ethan Hildebrandt (141 pounds) almost had a pin early in the first period against Upper Iowa’s Victor Coronado earning three points with a nearfall. Hildebrandt led 5-0 heading into the second period. He went on to pick up a 6-1 decision improving his record to 15-7 on the season.
The Peacocks extended their lead to 9-3 when Colby Kriegel defeated SMSU’s David Albrecht in the 149 pound bout. Kriegel won a tight 6-5 decision. Winston Robbins of Upper Iowa defeated SMSU’s Casey Field at 157 pounds to give the Peacocks a 12-3 lead heading into the 165 pound bout.
Upper Iowa won the next two bouts first at 165 when Bryce Lumzy pinned Logan McAlpin at 2:53 pushing the Peacocks’ lead to 18-3 and Wade Gobin defeated Zach Coates at 174 pounds in a 7-4 decision giving Upper Iowa a 21-3 lead.
CD Johnson stretched his season record to 20-11 earning a 10-2 major decision over Mark Mueller in the 197-pound bout. Martin Hagen followed that bout at 197 pounds and fell in a 9-3 decision to Carl Broghammer which stretched the Peacocks lead to 24-7.
Brian Rodas made quick work of Arron Cramer at the 285-pound weight class. Rodas pinned Cramer just 35 seconds into the first period. Upper Iowa would go on to win the dual 24-13.
Southwest Minnesota State will continue NSIC action next weekend hosting No. 2 Augustana College on Friday night at 7 p.m. before welcoming No. 20 Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.
Upper Iowa 24 Southwest Minnesota State 13
125 – Trevor Franklin (UIU) def. Travis Borchert 8-2 decision (UIU leads 3-0)
133 – Kyle Pedretti (UIU) def. Justin Reinsma 10-4 decision (UIU leads 6-0)
141 – Ethan Hildebrandt (SMSU) def. Victor Coronado 6-1 decision (UIU leads 6-3)
149 – Colby Kriegel (UIU) def. David Albrecht 6-5 decision (UIU leads 9-3)
157 – Winston Robbins (UIU) def. Casey Field 9-3 decision (UIU leads 12-3)
165 – Bryce Lumzy (UIU) def. Logan McAlpin by fall at 2:53 (UIU leads 18-3)
174 – Wade Gobin (UIU) def. Zach Coates 7-4 decision (UIU leads 21-3)
184 – CD Johnson (SMSU) def.l Mark Mueller 10-2 major decision (UIU leads 21-7)
197 – Carl Broghammer (UIU) def. Martin Hagen 9-3 decision (UIU leads 24-7)
285 – Brian Rodas (SMSU) def. Arron Cramer by fall at 0:35 (UIU leads 24-13)