Three Johnnies Place at Augsburg Open

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Three Saint John’s wrestlers placed at the Augsburg Open on Saturday, Nov. 22, in Minneapolis.

Senior Evan Guffey (Wyandotte, Mich./Roosevelt) lost his first match of the day but bounced back with three straight wins, all decisions, to take the consolation title (fifth place) at 141 pounds.

Saint John's JohnniesJunior Josh Willaert (Le Sueur, Minn./Le Sueur-Henderson) won his first two matches of the 2014-15 season, including a pin in 3:51 to start the morning, but used a medically-forfeited his final two matches to finish fourth.

Freshman Nick Pegelow (Eagan, Minn./Eastview) finished second with a 3-1 record in the silver bracket at 197 pounds. He rattled off three straight wins before falling to Wisconsin-La Crosse’s Sean Ward by fall in the championship match.

No. 26 SJU returns to dual competition with three bouts on Saturday, Dec. 6, in La Crosse, Wis. The Johnnies are scheduled to face No. 10 Wartburg of Iowa (9 a.m.), No. 22 Cornell of Iowa (10:45 a.m.) and Wisconsin-Eau Claire (12:30 p.m.).

Auggie-Adidas Open results

125
SILVER
-Ben Kollaja (0-2)

133
GOLD
-Austin Miley (0-2)
-Tevin Zavadil (1-2)

141
GOLD
-Evan Guffey (3-1, Fifth)
SILVER
-Andrew Perry (0-2)

149
SILVER
-Branden Schorr (0-2)
-Adam Sutlief (0-2)
BRONZE
-Brian McCann (0-2)

157
GOLD
-Jesse Rogers (1-2)
SILVER
-Jack Edberg (1-2)

165
GOLD
-Ochirbat Bayanjargal (0-2)

174
GOLD
-Josh Willaert (2-0, Fourth)
SILVER
-Teddy Erickson (2-1)
-Devin Nanik (2-1)

184
GOLD
-Glenn Castro (0-2)
SILVER
-Nick Hoff (0-2)

197
SILVER
-Nick Pegelow (3-1, Second)

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