Augustana 45, Dakota Wesleyan 0

MITCHELL, S.D. – Augustana picked up its sixth-straight dual win with a 45-0 rout of Dakota Wesleyan Thursday night in Mitchell, S.D.

Augustana improves to 12-1 (5-0 NSIC); DWU falls to 2-6.

The Vikings picked up two wins by technical fall and two by major decision.

The Tigers left three weights–149, 184 and 197 pounds–open.

Al Meger and Cody Lensing both recorded wins by technical fall at 125 and 133 pounds.

Gavin Nelson and Matt Morris were responsible for Augustana’s two wins by major decision, notching those victories 165 and 174 pounds.

Sam Fischenich topped DWU’s Richard Rios 11-4 at 141 pounds, and Austin Carmichael beat the Tigers’ Nick Hetcheson 6-5 at 157 pounds. Mike Roberts also defeated Eric Gruis 3-1 in his heavyweight contest.

The shutout was Augustana’s third of the season.

The Vikings travel to Southwest Minnesota State for an NSIC dual tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Augustana 45, Dakota Wesleyan 0
125: Al Meger (Augie) tech. fall Zach Nelson (DWU), 15-0, 4:21
133: Cody Lensing (Augie) tech. fall Alan Stuber (DWU), 15-0, 4:21
141: Sam Fischenich (Augie) dec. Richard Rios (DWU), 11-4
149: Chism Fink (Augie) wins by forfeit
157: Austin Carmichael (Augie) dec. Nick Hutcheson (DWU), 6-5
165: Gavin Nelson (Augie) maj. dec. Tanner LaValliere (DWU), 13-1
174: Matthew Morris (Augie) maj. dec. Tyler Sarringar (DWU), 16-6
184: Tom Davies (Augie) wins by forfeit
197: Sean Derry (Augie) wins by forfeit
285: Mike Roberts (Augie) dec. Eric Gruis (DWU), 3-1

Would you like to receive the latest Minnesota wrestling news in your inbox?