St. Olaf 24, UW-Eau CLaire 13

Ole wrestlers open season with win over UW-Eau Claire

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – The St. Olaf wrestling team (1-0)opened the season with a win on Thursday, defeating UW-Eau Claire (0-1) 24-13 at the Skoglund Center.

Hugh Ellerman had a pin at 174 to lead the Oles. St. Olaf won six of the nine decisions. The Oles compete next at the DWU Open in Mitchell, S.D. on November 16.

St. Olaf (1-0) 24, UW-Eau CLaire (0-1) 13
133 – John Koehl (StO) wins by forfeit (St. Olaf 6-0)
141 – Nathaniel Behnke (UWEC) def. Nichola Chrisner (StO) Fall 0:52 (St. Olaf 6-6)
149 – Carl Elmer (StO) def. Alex Kleinschmidt (UWEC) 8-1 (St. Olaf 9-6)
157 – Adam Woitala (StO) def. Matt Koch (UWEC) 3-1 (St. Olaf 12-6)
165 – Ryan Behnke (UWEC) def. Alexander Evan (StO) 8-4 (St. Olaf 12-9)
174 – Hugh Ellerman (StO) def. Tyler Palzkill (UWEC) Fall 3:35 (St. Olaf 18-9)
184 – Joseph Pesta (StO) def. Josh Cormican (UWEC) 5-4 (St. Olaf 21-9)
197 – Luke Ortscheid (UWEC) def. Matthew Caulfield (StO) 13-3 (St. Olaf 21-13)
285 – Zach Gibson (StO) def. Justin Kankula (UWEC) 5-2 (St. Olaf 24-13)

St. Olaf Oles

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