SMSU hosts U-Mary in 2013-14 regular season finale

After 15 days off the Southwest Minnesota State University wrestling team (11-5, 5-2 NSIC) will wrap-up the 2013-14 regular season this Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m., when the Mustangs play host to the University of Mary. The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference dual will be the last for six SMSU seniors — William Dean, Ethan Hildebrandt, Codie Lane, Micah Larson, Justin Reinsma and Andrew Rodas.

SMSU MustangsSCOUTING U-MARY
U-Mary enters the final weekend of the 2013-14 regular season with an overall record of 2-9 and 1-6 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The Marauders snapped their season-high four dual losing skid with a 25-19 win over Northern State on Feb. 13. U-Mary is coming off a 42-3 loss to MSU Moorhead this past Saturday. The Marauders are 0-2 on the road this season and are 2-5 in duals versus SMSU in the series history. U-mary defeated SMSU last season in the McDowell Activity Center 24-12. Trevor Johnson leads U-Mary with his 14-4 record at 141 pounds.

SENIOR NIGHT
Saturday’s dual with U-Mary will be the final home dual for six Southwest Minnesota State senior wrestlers — William Dean (165), Ethan Hildebrandt (141) , Codie Lane (157), Micah Larson (197), Justin Reinsma (133) and Andrew Rodas (184).

WINNING STREAKS
Andrew Rodas has put together a team-high six bout winning streak over the course of the last month. The senior 184-pounder is 15-8 this season with two pins and five major decision wins. Kyle Begin had a season-high 13-bout winning streak earlier this season, while Justin Reinsma won nine straight.​

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