St. Cloud State wrestling takes second at 2016 NWCA DII National Duals

The #2 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team (5-1, 0-0 NSIC) finished as the runner-up at the 2016 NWCA Division II National Duals on Saturday, Jan. 9. The Huskies lost a close 21-15 decision against Notre Dame (Ohio) in the championship dual match, which was held in Fort Wayne, Ind.

In the title bout, Tim Prescott lost a close 6-5 decision to ND’s Jacob Goodwin at 125-pounds. The score was then evened at 133-pounds as Jarred Oftedahl continue his strong season with a 5-1 victory over ND’s #5 David Bravery.

SCSU HuskiesND regained the lead at 141-pounds with a victory by Cobey Fehr against SCSU’s Matt Nelson (fall at 3:57). Jay Hildreth helped SCSU get back into the flow with a 12-8 decision at 149-pounds against ND’s Issac Dulgarian. Notre Dame bounced back at 157-pounds with a win by #1 Jonatan Rivera over SCSU’s Larry Bomstad (11-5 decision).

At 165-pounds, #1 Clint Poster suffered his first loss of the season with a 6-4 OT loss to ND’s Juwan Edmond. The Huskies’ Clayton Jennissen helped SCSU get back on the winning track with a 4-3 victory over Roberto Rivera at 174 while #1 Joey Davis gained an 8-3 win over SCSU’s Uthman Rabiu at 184-pounds.

In the bout at 197-pounds, #4 Garrett Lineberger posted an 8-2 victory over SCSU’s V.J. Giulio. The meet was completed with a forfeit win for the Huskies’ #1 Austin Goergen at 285-pounds.

SCSU will return to action on Jan. 16 with a trip to the Ranger Duals tournament in Kenosha, Wisc.

NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals Results

Notre Dame (Ohio) 21 St. Cloud State 15
125 – Jacob Goodwin (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Tim Prescott (St. Cloud State) Dec 6-5
133 – Jarred Oftedahl (St. Cloud State) over David Bavery (Notre Dame (Ohio)) Dec 5-1
141 – Cobey Fehr (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Matt Nelson (St. Cloud State) Fall 3:57
149 – Jay Hildreth (St. Cloud State) over Isaac Dulgarian (Notre Dame (Ohio)) Dec 12-8
157 – Jonatan Rivera (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Larry Bomstad (St. Cloud State) Dec 11-5
165 – Juwan Edmond (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Clint Poster (St. Cloud State) SV-1 6-4
174 – Clayton Jennissen (St. Cloud State) over Roberto Rivera (Notre Dame (Ohio)) Dec 4-3
184 – Joey Davis (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Uthman Rabiu (St. Cloud State) Dec 8-3
197 – Garrett Lineberger (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over VJ Giulio (St. Cloud State) Dec 8-2
285 – Austin Goergen (St. Cloud State) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

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