Minnesota States Dominates Northern State in Final Dual of Season, 44-6
Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State scores a dual season high 44 points en route to a 44-6 win over Northern State.
MSU (5-3, 5-3 NSIC) recorded four falls and two forfeits over NSU (2-11, 0-6 NSIC).
After the Wolves forfeited the first to matches of the dual, Alphonso Vruno (So., 141 lbs.) recorded eight takedowns en route to a 22-6 tech fall victory. Dylan Herman followed suit with a win of his own by a fall at the 3:55 mark.
Minnesota State roared back with three more falls. In his last dual action of his career, #5 Cody Quinn (Sr., 165 lbs.) earned his fall in 0:45 seconds. After sitting out last weeks dual, Darick Vancura (So., 174 lbs.) only took 0:38 seconds on his fall. Corey Abernathy (Fr., 184 lbs.) recorded the last fall of the dual in 0:42.
Northern State’s last victory was at the hands of Joe Gomez over Scott VanDeLoo (Jr., 197 lbs.) by a decision score of 8-2. Malcolm Allen finished the dual off with an 8-3 decision win over Dusty Caspers.
Minnesota State will be idle for a week before hosting the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 Championships inside Taylor Center on February 28 and March 1.
Minnesota State 44, Northern State 6
125 lbs: #6 Da’Wayne Robertson (MSU) over Forfeit (NSU) Forfeit (MSU 6, NSU 0)
133 lbs: Trevor Schultz (MSU) over Forfeit (NSU) Forfeit (MSU 12, NSU 0)
141 lbs: Alphonso Vruno (MSU) over Tyler Frost (NSU) tech 22-6 (MSU 17, NSU 0)
149 lbs: Dylan Herman (MSU) over Grant Steen (NSU) fall 3:55 (MSU 23, NSU 0)
157 lbs: Sean Havlovic (NSU) over Sawyer Hoffman (MSU) decision 8-1 (MSU 23, NSU 3)
165 lbs: #5 Cody Quinn (MSU) over Blake Perryman (NSU) fall 0:45 (MSU 29, NSU 3)
174 lbs: Darick Vancura (MSU) over Anthony Navarro (NSU) fall 0:38 (MSU 35, NSU 3)
184 lbs: Corey Abernathy (MSU) over David Murphy (NSU) fall 0:42 (MSU 41, NSU 3)
197 lbs: Joe Gomez (NSU) over Scott VanDeLoo (MSU) decision 8-2 (MSU 41, NSU 6)
285 lbs: Malcolm Allen (MSU) over Dusty Casper (NSU) decision 8-3 (MSU 44, NSU 6)