Johnnies Compete at Luther Open

DECORAH, Iowa – Saint John’s wrestling competed at the Luther Open on Saturday, Nov. 15, in Decorah, Iowa.

The tournament consisted of two sets of brackets, elite and silver.

Junior Ben Henle (Spicer, Minn./New London-Spicer) led SJU with three wins at 141 pounds (elite) on the day. He fell by fall to Minnesota’s Thomas Thorn in the his match of the day before rattling off three straight wins, including a pin of the Gophers’ Josh Shupe. He fell to Upper Iowa’s Matt Paulus, 11-5, in the fifth round of the consolation bracket.

Senior Evan Guffey (Wyandotte, Mich./Roosevelt) posted a 2-2 record at 141 pounds (elite), while sophomore Adam Sutlief (Browerville, Minn.) went 2-2 at 149 pounds (silver). Guffey fell to Shupe by a close 3-2 score in his first-round match and also fell to Paulus.

The Johnnies return to more familiar territory at the Augsburg Open next Saturday, Nov. 22. The tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Si Melby Hall in Minneapolis.

Luther College Open results

Saint John's Johnnies

-Ben Kollaja (Silver, 0-2)

-Tevin Zavadil (Silver, 1-2)

-Evan Guffey (Elite, 2-2)
-Ben Henle (Elite, 3-2)
-Andrew Perry (Silver, 0-2)

-Branden Schorr (Silver, 0-2)
-Adam Sutlief (Silver, 2-2)

-Jack Edberg (Silver, 0-2)
-Chase Monger (Elite, 1-2)
-Jesse Rogers (Silver, 1-2)

-Teddy Erickson (Elite, 0-2)
-Devin Nanik (Elite, 1-2)

-Glenn Castro (Elite, 0-2)
-Nick Hoff (Silver, 0-2)
-Nick Pegelow (Silver, 1-2)
-Robert Tait (Elite, 1-1)

-Dino Saracco (Silver, 0-2)

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