Mavericks Upended by #10 Peacocks
Mankato, Minn – The Mavericks effort was not enough against #10 Peacocks on Thursday night, as they fell, 27-10, at Taylor Center. MSU won three matches in the dual.
Minnesota State (4-3,4-3 NSIC) suffered its first loss at home this season. Upper Iowa (11-2, 6-0 NSIC) remains unbeaten in conference action.
#7 Da’Wayne Robertson (Jr., 125 lbs.) got the dual started off with a major decision win over previously undefeated Chris Paulus. Alphonso Vruno (Jr., 141 lbs.) took his match into sudden victory before being taken down close to the edge of the mat.
#5 Adam Cooling (So., 157 lbs.) got points early in the first period with a takedown over #6 Jordan Rinken. In the third period with the score 3-2 in favor of Rinken, Cooling suffered a fall at the 6:37 mark. Cody Quinn (Sr., 165 lbs.) got MSU back into the winning column with a 12-5 decision win over #8 Colbey Vance. Scott VanDeLoo (Jr., 197 lbs.) was the other member to get a win, a 2-1 decision.
Malcolm Allen (Jr., 285 lbs.) and #7 Logan Hopp both had escapes before heading into overtime. After one sudden victory period, the grapplers were still tied. In the second sudden victory, Hopp secured a win with two seconds of riding time.
MSU will be back at Taylor Center with its last dual action of the season against Northern State. Dual time is slated for 7:00 p.m.
#10 Upper Iowa 27, Minnesota State 10
125 lbs: #7 Da’Wayne Robertson (MSU) over Chris Paulus (UIU) major 13-4 (MSU 4, UIU 0)
133 lbs: Matt Paulus (UIU) over Trevor Schultz (MSU) tech fall 15-0 (MSU 4, UIU 5)
141 lbs: Jordan Roths (UIU) over Alphonso Vruno (MSU) decision SV-1 3-1 (MSU 4, UIU 8)
149 lbs: Trevor Duke (UIU) over Dylan Herman (MSU) decision 6-5 (MSU 4, UIU 11)
157 lbs: #6 Jordan Rinken (UIU) over #5 Adam Cooling (MSU) fall 6:37 (MSU 4, UIU 17)
165 lbs: Cody Quinn (MSU) over #8 Colbey Vance (UIU) decision 12-5 (MSU 7, UIU 17)
174 lbs: Dalton Westerlund (UIU) over Max Bullock (MSU) major 9-1 (MSU 7, UIU 21)
184 lbs: #6 Blake Sorensen (UIU) over Corey Abernathy (MSU) decision 7-2 (MSU 7, UIU 24)
197 lbs: Scott VanDeLoo (MSU) over Richard Briggs (UIU) decision 2-1 (MSU 10, UIU 24)
285 lbs: #7 Logan Hopp (UIU) over Malcolm Allen (MSU) (MSU 10, UIU 27)