Southwest Minnesota State goes 2-1 at UW-La Crosse Duals

SMSU wrestling tallies first dual wins of the season

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Southwest Minnesota State got pins from Ethan Hildebrandt at 141 pounds, and Jacob Begin at 174 pounds to lift the Mustangs to their first dual win of the season with a 27-15 victory over Waldorf (Iowa). SMSU then fell 25-15 to Wisconsin-La Crosse but rebounded with a 33-10 dual win over Wisconsin-Eau Claire to cap the three-dual day at the Candlewood Suite Duals.

SMSU MustangsWith the dual wins, SMSU improves to 2-2 on the season.

In the 27-15 victory over Waldorf, Justin Reinsma used a 14-8 decision over Raymond McQueen to pull the dual score even at 3-3. Hildebrandt followed with a quick pin of Dillon Spates at 1:08. With a 9-3 lead heading into the 149 pound bout but Waldorf took nine points from the next two bouts with a pin and a win by decision. Kyle Begin stopped the bleeding at 165 pounds with a 5-2 decision over DMonte Aursby. Jacob Begin followed his brothers performance by one-upping him with a pin of Jacob Baumann at 4:48 to give SMSU an 18-12 lead. Micah Larson took six points by a win by forfeit and SMSU would go on to take the bout 27-15.

Southwest Minnesota State 27, Waldorf 15
125 Bo Bettinson, WAIO, dec. Antonio Meikel, SMS, 2-1
133 Justin Reinsma, SMS, dec. Raymond McQueen, WAIO, 14-8
141 Ethan Hildebrandt, SMS, pinned Dillon Spates, WAIO, 1:08
149 Martin Lopez, WAIO, pinned Jake Slocum, SMS, 3:39
157 Bryce Robbins, WAIO, dec. Codie Lane, SMS, 3-2
165 Kyle Begin, SMS, dec. DMonte Aursby, WAIO, 5-2
174 Jacob Begin, SMS, pinned Jacob Baumann, WAIO, 4:48
184 Travis Peralta, SMS, dec. Brock Binversie, WAIO, 8-5
197 Micah Larson, SMS, forf.
285 Angel Gomez, WAIO, dec. Jon Gorter, SMS, 6-0

UW-La Crosse 25, Southwest Minnesota State 15
125 Ryan Weinmann, WLC, dec. Antonio Meikel, SMS, 4-3
133 Dustin Weinmann, WLC, dec. Justin Reinsma, SMS, 6-3
141 Cody See, WLC, dec. Ethan Hildebrandt, SMS, 3-0
149 Dylan Shaffer, WLC, dec. Beau Buysse, SMS, 4-2
157 RJ Dilcher, WLC, tech. fall Jake Slocum, SMS, 0:00 16-0
165 Kyle Begin, SMS, pinned Sean Huls, WLC, 1:22
174 Jacob Begin, SMS, dec. Richard Carlson, WLC, 3-2
184 Eric Twohey, WLC, dec. Travis Peralta, SMS, 4-1
197 Mike Minske, WLC, tech. fall Micah Larson, SMS, 0:00 16-1
285 Jon Gorter, SMS, forf.

Southwest Minnesota State 33, UW-Eau Claire 10
125 Antonio Meikel, SMS, forf.
133 Justin Reinsma, SMS, forf.
141 Nathaniel Behnke, WEC, maj. dec. Ethan Hildebrandt, SMS, 9-0
149 Ryan Seidler, WEC, dec. Beau Buysse, SMS, 7-1
157 Matt Arnold, SMS, maj. dec. matt koch, WEC, 15-3
165 Kyle Begin, SMS, maj. dec. Mathew Laugen, WEC, 10-2
174 Jacob Begin, SMS, pinned Josh Cormican, WEC, 3:47
184 Andrew Rodas, SMS, maj. dec. Jacob Hoffstatter, WEC, 8-0
197 Luke Ortscheid, WEC, dec. Micah Larson, SMS, 5-3
285 Jon Gorter, SMS, dec. Justn Karkula, WEC, 6-4

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