Johnnies compete at Augsburg Open

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Seven Saint John’s wrestlers competed at the annual Augsburg Open on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Minneapolis.

Senior Mike Pleski (Stacy, Minn./Forest Lake) lost his first match at 141 pounds, but bounced back with two wins before falling to MSU-Mankato’s Tanner Mills by a narrow 5-4 score.

Saint John's JohnniesSophomore Nick Pegelow (Eagan, Minn./Eastview) bumped up to heavyweight from 197 pounds, like the Nov. 18 dual against Southwest Minnesota State, and posted a 2-2 record to finish sixth.

The Johnnies return home to host No. 2 St. Cloud State, the defending NCAA Division II national champions, for a 7 p.m. dual on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in Sexton Arena.

Augsburg Open results

Johnnies Records

125
-Riley Drew (Gold, 0-2)
-Ben Kollaja (Gold, 0-2)

141
-Mike Pleski (Gold, 2-2)

165
-Teddy Erickson (Gold, 1-2)
-Mike Wagner (Gold, 1-2)

174
-Jack Barsody (Silver, 1-2)

285
-Nick Pegelow (Silver, 2-2)

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