MSU-Mankato 54, Minot State 0

Six Mavericks Records Pins; Win 54-0

Mankato, Minn. — In the first ever meeting between No. 13 Minnesota State and Minot State, six Mavericks recorded falls in a 54-0 rout of MISU – two of which came under 0:30 seconds. MSU now stands at 5-3 overall and 2-0 in NSIC action.

MSU-Mankato MavericksAfter junior David Demo (125 lbs) won by forfeit and freshman Alphonso Vruno (133 lbs) won a 10-5 decision, Drew Lexvold and Thomas Allen recorded back-to-back falls at 141-lbs and 149-lbs.

Freshman Sawywer Hoffman (157 lbs) won a 4-2 decision before MSU won four of the last five matches by pins. Senior Aaron Norgren also won by forfeit at 184-lbs.

Returning All-American Cody Quinn (165 lbs) started the dominating stretch for MSU with a fall at 2:56. Junior Brendan Eichmann (174 lbs) followed Quinn’s fall up with a pin of his own at 3:49.

Senior Nathan Haynes (197 lbs) and junior Corby Running (285 lbs) each recorded pins following Norgren’s forfeit at 197-lbs. Haynes’ fall came at 2:13, while Running’s came at 0:16.

To view a complete play-by-play of tonight’s dual click HERE.

MSU will close out a three-dual homestand Jan. 24 as it hosts No. 6 Upper Iowa. The dual is slated for 7 p.m.

Minnesota State 54, Minot State 0
125 David Demo (MSM) forf.
133 Alphonso Vruno (MSM) dec. Joshua Douglas (MSND) 10-5
141 Drew Lexvold (MSM) pinned Flynn Stormer (MSND) 0:31
149 Thomas Allen (MSM) pinned Marcus Wilson (MSND) 6:53
157 Sawyer Hoffman (MSM) dec. Ricard Avakovs (MSND) 4-2
165 Cody Quinn (MSM) pinned Eric O`Neill (MSND) 2:55
174 Brendan Eichmann (MSM) pinned Devon Flores (MSND) 3:00
184 Aaron Norgren (MSM) forf.
197 Nathan Haynes (MSM) pinned Joe Johnson (MSND) 2:14
285 Corby Running (MSM) pinned Bob Bartz (MSND) 0:17

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