Southwest Minnesota State at the Tracy Borah Duals

SMSU wrestling goes 3-1 at Tracy Borah duals

GUNNISON, Colo. – Southwest Minnesota State rebounded from its first dual loss of the season with wins in its final three bouts at the Tracy Borah duals. SMSU is now 10-1 on the season in dual matches – matching last season’s total.

SMSU used a 28-15 victory over California Baptist and 25-18 victory over Colorado State-Pueblo before defeating Western State Colorado 19-17 on Saturday. SMSU lost earlier in the day to No. 14 Colorado Mesa 32-9.

SMSU MustangsSMSU vs Western State Colorado recap:
SMSU exploded with four straight match wins to open the dual. Travis Borcher (decision), Justin Reinsma (decision), Devin Terry (fall) and Cody Fritz (decision) put SMSU up 15-0 just four bouts in. Travis Longtin fell in the 157 bout but Jacob Begin knotted four points with a major decision in the 165 bout. The four points from Begin’s major decision became SMSU’s last points of the dual as WSCU secured the last four bouts with a major decision and three decisions.

SMSU vs Colorado State-Pueblo recap:
SMSU lost the opening bout by fall, but Devin Terry and Ethan Hildebrandt both responded with wins (forfeit and fall) to put SMSU up 12-6. SMSU would drop the next to bouts as Codie Lane and Travis Longtin both fell by decision which tied the score. SMSU would take the next three bouts as Jacob Begin, Andrew Rodas and Micah Larson won by fall, major decision and decision. SMSU held a 25-12 advantage heading into the 197 and 285 bout. SMSU dropped the last two bouts but limited CSP’s scoring to just six points.

SMSU vs. Cal Baptist recap:
SMSU lost the opening bout by fall, but Justin Reinsma put SMSU on the board with a maj. dec. victory to make the score 6-4 in favor of Cal. Baptist. SMSU fell behind 9-4 after the 141 lb. match, but SMSU’s Cody Lane won by fall at 149 to give SMSU the lead at 10-9. Ca. Baptist regained the lead at 12-10 at 157, before SMSU answered with four straight victories to build a 28-12 lead. Jacob Begin started the run with a win by tech. fall to give SMSU a 15-12 lead and the Mustangs never looked back.

SMSU vs. CMU recap:
Justin Reinsma and Jacob Begin were the only Mustangs to secure points in Southwest Minnesota State’s 32-9 loss to Colorado Mesa at the 23rd annual Tracy Borah Duals hosted by Western State Colorado University. The loss was the first defeat the Mustangs have surrendered all season in dual matches.

SMSU (10-1) will begin Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conferene action on Friday, Jan. 18 versus Augustana.

Click HERE for the 23rd annual Tracy Borah Duals Tournament page.

No. 14 Colorado Mesa 32, Southwest Minnesota State 9
125 Jonathon Stelling (CMU) def. Travis Borchert (SMSU) dec. 4-1 0-3
133 Justin Reyn (SMSU) def. Tyler Nelson (CMU) dec. 6-0 3-3
141 Drew Schumann (CMU) def. Ethan Hildebrandt (SMSU) dec. 6-3 3-6
149 Justin Schumacher (CMU) def. Codie Lane (SMSU) fall 3-12
157 Jon Gappmaier (CMU) def. Travis Lonstin (SMSU) fall 3-18
165 Jacob Begin (SMSU) def. Chester Granard (CMU) fall 9-18
174 Mitch Wyatt (CMU) def. Andrew Rodas (SMSU) dec. 7-6 9-21
184 Nick Peterson (CMU) def. Travis Peralta (SMSU) dec. 15-6 9-25
197 Jordan Passehl (CMU) def. Micah Larson (SMSU) dec. 7-5 9-28
285 Francisco Retana (CMU) def. Todd Klemz (SMSU) maj dec. 21-9 9-32

Southwest Minnesota State 28, California Baptist 15
125 Taylor Hall (CBU) def. Ed Reno (SMSU) fall 6-0
133 Justin Reinsma (SMSU) def. Dakota Thayer (CBU) maj. dec. 9-1 6-4
141 Bradford Gerl (CBU) def. Ethan Hildebrandt (SMSU) dec. 8-2 9-4
149 Codie Lane (SMSU) def. Alec Smith (CBU) fall 9-10
157 Paul Miller (CBU) def. Travis Longtin (SMSU) dec. 3-1 12-10
165 Jacob Begin (SMSU) def. Anthony Ballinger (CBU) tech fall 18-2 12-15
174 Terrance Maier (SMSU) def. Kenneth Tribble (CBU) dec. 4-2 12-18
184 Travis Peralta (SMSU) def. Paul Head (CBU) maj. dec. 10-0 12-22
197 Micah Larson (SMSU) def. David Dill (CBU) fall 12-28
285 Charles Merrill (CBU) def. John Gorter (SMSU) dec. 2-0 15-28

Southwest Minnesota State 25, Colorado State-Pueblo 18
125 Jesse Hillhouse (CSUP) def. Ed Reno (SMSU) fall 0-6
133 Devin Terry (SMSU) win by forfeit forfeit 6-6
141 Ethan Hildebrandt (SMSU) def. Adam Ortivez (CSUP) fall 12-6
149 Jimmy Chase (CSUP) def. Codie Lane (SMSU) dec. 3-2 12-9
157 Nick Stahler (CSUP) def. Travis Longtin (SMSU) dec. 9-2 12-12
165 Jacob Begin (SMSU) def. Trevor Grant (CSUP) fall 18-12
174 Andrew Rodas (SMSU) def. Jack Wyman (CSUP) maj. dec. 14-1 22-12
184 Micah Larson (SMSU) def. Adam Carey (CSUP) dec. 25-12
197 Chris Frisbie (CSUP) def. Jon Gorter (SMSU) dec. 3-2 25-15
285 Niko Bogojevic (CSUP) def. Todd Klemz (SMSU) dec. 7-0 25-18

Southwest Minnesota State 19, Western State Colorado 17
125 Travis Borchert (SMSU) def. Dustin Stiegemeyer (WSCU) dec. 7-3 0-3
133 Justin Reinsma (SMSU) def. CJ York (WSCU) dec. 7-3 0-6
141 Devin Terry (SMSU) def. Cody Cole (WSCU) fall 0-12
149 Cody Fritz (SMSU) def. Corbin Bennetts (WSCU) dec. 8-3 0-15
157 Shawn Seppala (WSCU) def. Travis Longtin (SMSU) maj. dec. 10-2 4-15
165 Jacob Begin (SMSU) def. Austin Harris (WSCU) maj. dec. 12-2 4-19
174 Elliot Copeland (WSCU) def. Terrance Maier (SMSU) maj. dec. 11-3 8-19
184 Kyle Piatt (WSCU) def. Travis Peralta (SMSU) dec. 7-3 11-19
197 Sam Mangum (WSCU) def. Micah Larson (SMSU) dec. 8-1 14-19
285 Kyle Graulus (WSCU) def. Carter Ash (SMSU) dec. 3-1 17-19

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