Reinsma and Begin brothers punch NCAA Nationals tickets; Kyle Begin captures 174 crown

WATERLOO, Iowa – Southwest Minnesota State wrestler’s Justin Reinsma (133), Jacob Begin (165) and Kyle Begin (174) all claimed berths to the NCAA National Tournament that will be held in Birmingham, Ala., March 8-9 by placing in the top four at the NCAA Division II Super Regional 3 today. Kyle Begin, the fourth seed and a true freshman, captured the 174 crown by going 4-0 in the championship bracket. Jacob Begin lost in the championship bout for his only hiccup of the day, while Justin Reinsma qualified for his second straight nationals by finishing fourth at 133 pounds. 130 wresters were in action today, vying for 40 berths to the NCAA National Tournament.

The last time the Mustangs qualified three wrestlers for the NCAA Division II Nationals was the 2010-11 season.

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NCAA Division II Super Regional 3 results

Round One Results
125: (2) David Demo (MSU) by fall Ed Reno (SMSU), 3:27
133: (5) Justin Reinsma  (SMSU) by fall Hunter Menendez (UMary), 3:58
141: (6) Devin Terry (SMSU) dec. Arik Yde (UWP), 5-2
149: (5) Jordan Rinken (UIU) major dec. Beau Buysse (SMSU), 10-1
157: Codie Lane (SMSU) dec. Collin Engelhardt (UMary), 4-3
165: (1) Jacob Begin received a bye
174: (4) Kyle Begin (SMSU) by fall Anthony Navarro (NSU), 2:57
184: (1) Shamus O’Grady (SCSU) major dec. Travis Peralta (SMSU), 18-4
197: (6) Chris Brassell (SCSU) dec. Micah Larson (SMSU), 5-3
285: (4) Evan Wooding (Indianapolis) dec. Jon Gorter (SMSU), 4-0

Championship Bracket
Quarterfinals:
133 | Bout 54: (5) Justin Reinsma (SMSU) dec. (4) Philippe Walker (MSUM), 5-3
141 | Bout 60: (3) Justin Kieffer (Indianapolis) by fall Devin Terry (SMSU)
157 | Bout 71: (2) Clint Poster (SCSU) major dec. Codie Lane (SMSU), 11-2
165 | Bout 73: (1) Jacob Begin (SMSU) by fall Marvio Tischhauser (Maryville)
174 | Bout 79: (4) Kyle Begin (SMSU) by fall (5) Nick Burghardt (Maryville), 3:46
Semifinals:
133 | Bout 141: (1) Trevor Franklin (UIU) fall (5) Justin Reinsma (SMSU), 2:56
165 | Bout 157: (1) Jacob Begin (SMSU) dec. (4) Jeff Weiss (Indianapolis), 3-1
174 | Bout 161: (4) Kyle Begin dec. Josh Anthonny (UWP), 7-3
Finals:
165 | First place: (2) Cody Quinn (MSU) dec. (1) Jacob Begin (SMSU), 10-3
174 | First place: (4) Kyle Begin (SMSU) dec. (2) Blake Sorensen (UIU), 7-2

Wrestle Backs:
Second Round:
125 | Bout 100: Mitchell Dunlap (MSUM) dec. Ed Reno (SMSU), 8-3 — Reno eliminated
141 | Bout 106: Ian Muirhead (NSU) dec. (6) Devin Terry (SMSU), 9-7 — Terry eliminated
149 | Bout 110: Casey Williams (MSUM) dec. Beau Buysse (SMSU), 5-1 — Buysse eliminated
157 | Bout 113: (1) Dillon Bera (UWP) dec. Codie Lane (SMSU), 5-4 — Lane eliminated
184 | Bout 125: Travis Peralta (SMSU) dec. Ryan Beltz (Maryville), 11-7
197 | Bout 92: Matt Lewellen (MSUM) by fall Micah Larson (SMSU), 1:34 — Larson eliminated
285 | Bout 134: Bob Bartz (Minot State) dec. Jon Gorter (SMSU) 9-2 — Gorter eliminated
Quarterfinals:
184 | Bout 167: Travis Peralta (SMSU) dec. Tyler Hasenbank (Newman), 9-6
Semifinals:
133 | Bout 179: (5) Justin Reinsma (SMSU) dec. Terrell McKinney (Maryville), 8-4
184 | Bout 191: (5) Sean Derry dec. Travis Peralta (SMSU), 5-2 — Peralta eliminated
Finals:
133 | Third place: (3) Alphonse Vruno (MSU) major dec. (5) Justin Reinsma (SMSU), 14-4.
184 | Fifth place: Travis Peralta (SMSU) dec. (4) Matt Gille (UWP), 4-3

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS:
125: Ed Reno 0-2 [eliminated]
133: Justin Reinsma 3-2* [fourth place]
141: Devin Terry 1-2 [eliminated]
149: Beau Buysse 0-2 [eliminated]
157: Codie Lane 1-2 [eliminated]
165: Jacob Begin 2-1* [second place]
174: Kyle Begin 4-0* [first place]
184: Travis Peralta 3-2 [fifth place]
197: Micah Larson 0-2 [eliminated]
285: Jon Gorter 0-2 [eliminated]

*Claimed NCAA Nationals berth in Birmingham, Ala, March 8-9.

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