PIERZ, Minnesota – The No. 2 St. Cloud State University wrestling team (13-1, 5-0 NSIC) scored another conference victory with 41-3 triumph vs. Southwest Minnesota State on Thursday, Feb. 4, at Pierz-Healy High School.
The highlight of the evening was Clint Poster, who attended Pierz-Healy High School scoring a fall at 3:02 in his match to excite the hometown crowd.
The Huskies scored a total of four falls on the evening by Jarred Oftedahl at 133 pounds, Matt Nelson at 141 pounds, Poster at 165 pounds and V.J. Giulio at 197 pounds.
Brett Velasquez won by an 11-4 decision at 125 pounds, Jay Hildreth earned a 14-2 major decision at 149 pounds, Travis Holt had a 6-4 decision at 157 pounds, Clayton Jennissen had a 4-2 decision at 174 pounds, Chavez Farris had a 16-6 major decision at 184 pounds.
The loss of the evening for the Huskies was by heavyweight Austin Goergen against Cole Wilson in a 4-2 overtime decision.
SCSU will continue its season on Feb. 6 with a dual match against Minnesota State on the road at 2 p.m.
St. Cloud State 41, Southwest Minnesota State 3
125: Brett Velasquez (SCS) over Taylor Curtis (SMSU) (Dec. 11-4)
133: Jarred Oftedahl (SCSU) over Antonio Meikel (SMSU) (Fall – 2:03)
141: Matt Nelson (SCSU) over Cortez Arredondo (SMSU) (Fall – 4:35)
149: Jay Hildreth (SCSU) over Zach Beaumaster (SMSU) (MD – 14-2)
157: Travis Holt (SCSU) over Patrick Kelley (SMSU) (Dec 6-4)
165: Clint Poster (SCSU) over Kegen Fingalsen (SMSU) (Fall – 3:02)
174: Clayton Jennissen (SCSU) over Kyle Begin (SMSU) (Dec 4-2)
184: Chavez Farris (SCSU) over Brody Goens (SMSU) (MD 16-6)
197: V.J. Giulio (SCSU) over Ashton Bartlett (SMSU) (Fall – 1:23)
285: Cole Wilson (SMSU) over Austin Goergen (SCSU) (Decision 4-2 overtime)