Southwest Minnesota State 28, U-Mary 15

SMSU finishes weekend 2-0 with win over U-Mary

BISMARK, N.D. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team defeated U-Mary 28-15 to complete the weekend sweep, this afternoon in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference wrestling.

The Mustangs started out handling the dual as they took the first four bouts as Jordan Biehn took down Hunter Menendez with a 12-5 decision. In the 141 bout, Trent Butcher pinned Miguel Rivera at 5:00 to give the Mustangs a 15-0 after the first three bouts.

SMSU MustangsJohn Weeding tagged on some more points at 149 as he defeated Dane Fischer 12-2 for a major decision.

U-Mary scored its first points of the dual at 157 as Paul Michaelson defeated Patrick Kelley in a 6-2 decision. The Marauders added four more points in the 165 dual as Riley Nagel recorded a 14-2 major decision. SMSU still lead, 19-7 after six duals.

Jacob Begin earned his second pin of the weekend as he took down Jered Keller at 1:06 to push the Mustang lead to 27-7.

U-Mary took the next two duals by major decision to pull within 10 with the heavyweight dual remaining.

Cole Wilson earned his 26th win of the season as the heavyweight defeated Travis Smith by a 4-1 decision.

Southwest Minnesota State 28, U-Mary 15
125 pounds | Taylor Curtis (SMSU) over Unknown (MARY) Forfeit (SMSU 6-0)
133 pounds | Jordan Biehn (SMSU) over Hunter Menendez (MARY) Decision 12-5 (SMSU 9-0)
141 pounds | Trent Butcher (SMSU) over Miguel Rivera (MARY) Fall 5:00 (SMSU 15-0)
149 pounds | John Weeding (SMSU) over Dane Fischer (MARY) Major Decision 12-2 (SMSU 19-0)
157 pounds | Paul Michaelson (MARY) over Patrick Kelley (SMSU) Decision 6-2 (SMSU19-3)
165 pounds | Riley Nagel (MARY) over Hunter St. John (SMSU) Major Decision 14-2 (SMSU 19-7)
174 pounds | Jacob Begin (SMSU) over Jered Keller (MARY) Fall 1:06 (SMSU 25-7)
184 pounds | John DeVito ( MARY) over Ashton Bartlett (SMSU) Major Decision 12-2 (SMSU 25-11)
197 pounds | Tom DeVito (MARY) over Brody Goens (SMSU) Major Decision 10-2 (SMSU 25-15)
285 pounds | Cole Wilson (SMSU) over Travis Smith (MARY) Decision 4-1 (SMSU 28-15)

Southwest Minnesota State will return home for its final two games of the regular season against St. Cloud State and MSU Moorhead.

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