Brookings, SD – The South Dakota State wrestling team wrapped up the season with a 40-6 loss to Utah Valley on senior night in Western Wrestling Conference wrestling at Frost Arena, Friday.
In the final dual of his career, the Jackrabbit’s lone senior Kevin Kelly put the only points on the board with a win by forfeit at the 285-pound weight class.
The Jacks, who end the regular season with a 1-13-1 record, including 0-6 in the WWC, have a week off before they head to the NCAA West Regional in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 6.
Utah Valley 40 South Dakota State 6
157: Richard Winger (UVU) dec. Nick Flynn, 11-6
165: Jeb Clark (UVU) def. John Nething II by fall, 5:27
174: Brad Darrington (UVU) major dec. Rex Lyon, 10-2
184: Casen Eldredge (UVU) major dec. Joe Rasmussen, 8-0
197: Trevor Rupp (UVU) major dec. Cord Willers, 15-3
285: Kevin Kelly (SDSU) won by forfeit
125: No. 13 Ben Kjar (UVU) won by forfeit
133: No. 13 Flint Ray (UVU) won by forfeit
141: Justin Morrill (UVU) major dec. Tyler Johnson, 13-0
149: Josh Wilson (UVU) dec. Andrew Youngblom, 2-1
Exhibition Match: 149 lbs – Avery Garner (UVU) dec. Jimmy Hamilton, 11-4