St. Cloud State 45, MSU-Moorhead 0

#2 St. Cloud State wrestling blanks MSU Moorhead, 45-0

The #2 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team scored a 45-0 victory over Minnesota State University, Moorhead on Thursday, Feb. 5 at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud, Minn. The victory improved SCSU’s season tally to 14-2 overall and a perfect 5-0 in the always rugged NSIC. The Dragons fall to 4-5, 0-4 NSIC with the loss to the Huskies.

SCSU HuskiesThe victory was SCSU’s 23rd consecutive win at home and it was the Huskies 33rd consecutive victory in NSIC competition. SCSU will continue its season on Feb. 13 with a match at Southwest Minnesota State. The match tonight marked SCSU’s final regular season home match and the Huskies’ seniors (Dylon Braun, Josh Howk, Ben McPhail, Zach Stewart and Caleb White) were recognized for their contributions to the program in a special ceremony prior to the start of the match against MSUM.

This group of senior has helped SCSU posted a 75-3 record over the past four seasons along with winning three NSIC titles, two regional titles and finishing as the NCAA runner-up twice. The complete results from the dual against MSUM are listed below. Of note, SCSU’s Clint Poster improved to 29-0 on the season in the match while Austin Goergen charted his team-leading 14th pin in the match.

#2 St. Cloud State 45 MSU-Moorhead 0
125: Tim Prescott (SCS) over Shane Novak (MSM) (MD 14-4)
133: #6 Mike Rhone (SCS) over Blake Bosch (MSM) (Dec 5-4)
141: #7 Josh Howk (SCS) over Philippe Walker (MSM) (Fall 2:34)
149: Larry Bomstad (SCS) over Isaac Novacek (MSM) (MD 14-6)
157: #2 Clint Poster (SCS) over Garrett Hoffner (MSM) (TF 15-0 7:00)
165: #3 Gabe Fogarty (SCS) over Daniel Murakami (MSM) (TF 16-0 4:09)
174: Clayton Jennissen (SCS) over Michael Joseph (MSM) (Dec 4-2)
184: Dylon Braun (SCS) over Shawn Porter (MSM) (Dec 14-10)
197: VJ Giulio (SCS) over Christopher Bascon (MSM) (Fall 2:09)
285: #3 Austin Goergen (SCS) over Nader Abdullatif (MSM) (Fall 2:19)

SCSU is now 14-2, 5-0 NSIC

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