Minnesota State to host Newberry

Mankato, Minn. — The Minnesota State wrestling team is set to host its first home dual of the season at Taylor Center against #4 Newberry Wednesday. The dual is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

MSU-Mankato MavericksMSU is 2-0 overall and in NSIC action to start the season, while the Newberry Wolves own a 7-0 overall record on the season. Newberry has five probable starters ranked for the upcoming dual and will boast a tough line up full of seniors.

Minnesota State has young leaders in Darick Vancura (Fr., 174 lbs.) and Alphonso Vruno (So., 141 lbs.) to help them overcome a big opponent.

Brendan Eichmann (Sr., 197 lbs.) will see his first dual action of the year. Eichmann and Corby Running (Sr., 285 lbs.) are the only two upperclassmen to start for MSU.

MSU’s Probable Starters for Newberry
125 – Trevor Schultz
133 – Tanner Mills
141 – Alphonso Vruno
149 – Weston Droegemueller
157 – Adam Cooling
165 – Sawyer Hoffman
174 – Darick Vancura
184 – Scott VanDeLoo
197 – Brendan Eichmann
285 – Corby Running

Newberry’s Probable Starters for Newberry
125 – #3 Jeffrey Vesta
133 – Nicholas Lankford or Trung Duong
141 – #5 B.J. Young
149 – Seiji Borja
157 – William Melko or Taylor Knapp
165 – #7 Blake Ridenour
174 – Joseph Pittman
184 – Jared Holiday
197 – #8 Joe Grisko or Braden Carter
285 – #5 Robert Wade