#4 Huskies Open Wrestling Season with Black/Red Classic
The #4 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team opened its 2013-14 by hosting its annual Black/Red Classic intrasquad dual match on Friday, Nov. 8 in Halenbeck Hall.
Team Red captured a 34-3 victory over Team Black in the match, which provided fans a chance to get a preview look at the Husky wrestling roster for 2013-14. Former Husky standouts Chad Becker and Mike Schultz served as the honorary coaches for the Black/Red Classic in 2013.
SCSU Red 34, SCSU Black 3
125 – Mike Rhone, Red major dec. Jarred Oftedahl, Black 14-3
133 – #2 Andy Pokorny, Red dec. Zach Stewart, Black 8-7
141 – #4 Matt Nelson, Red dec. Cullan Morrissey, Black 8-4
149 – Jay Hildreth, Black dec. Josh Howk, Red 9-5
157 – #3 Clint Poster, Red pin Tyler Mathison, Black 1:44
165 – #5 Gabe Fogarty, Red dec. Alex Anaya, Black 8-4
174 – Taylor Lewandowski, Red fall Jack Barnes, Black 1:32
184 – Clayton Jennissen, Red dec. Dylon Braun, Black 3-2
197 – Chris Brassell, Red dec. Uthman Rabiu, Black 7-2
285 – Austin Goergen, Red dec. Caleb White, Black 6-1
The Huskies will continued its season with a trip to the Iowa State Cyclone Open on Nov. 16. On Dec. 5, the Huskies will open their home dual match season with a 7 p.m. contest against local rival St. John’s.
SCSU tied a record last year by winning its 47 consecutive dual match, and the Huskies have a chance to break the NCAA Division II record for most consecutive dual wins with a victory over SJU.
The Huskies have posted consecutive 21-0 seasons in 2011-12 and 2012-13, and they have also won two consecutive NSIC championships along with three consecutive NCAA Division II Super 3 Regional titles. At the NCAA Division II championships, St. Cloud State has earned runner-up team finishes in 2011, 2012 and 2013.