#1 St. Cloud State charts 2-1 record at Ranger Duals

The #1 St. Cloud State University wrestling team (9-1, 1-0 NSIC) charted a pair of victories and one loss at the 2017 Ranger Duals tournament, which was held at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisc. on Saturday, Jan. 14.

The Huskies opened the day with a 30-6 victory over #8 McKendree. A highlight of the match was Mike Rhone’s 10-7 win over #9 ranked Naquan Hardy at 133 pounds.

scsulogoIn the second match of the day, SCSU suffered its first dual loss of the season with a 22-17 setback against Indianapolis. #1 Brett Velasquez (125), James Pleski (149), #5 Clayton Jennissen (174), #3 Vince Dietz (197) and #1 Austin Goergen (285) all gained wins in the match. To complete the day, SCSU posted a 31-10 win over #8 ranked Findlay. Velasquez, Dietz and Goergen all earned three victories in the duals at the Ranger Duals on the day.

Fans can check out the completed results from the matches below. The Huskies will return to Halenbeck Hall on Jan. 19 for a 7 p.m. home dual match against NSIC rival Minnesota State Moorhead. Tickets for the match can be purchased at the gate and all SCSU students get into the match for FREE!

Match #1

#1 SCSU 30 #8 McKendree 6
125 – #1 Brett Velasquez (SCSU) major dec. Jarrett Reisenbichler (MU) 10-2
133 – Mike Rhone (SCSU) dec. #9 Naquan Hardy (MU) 10-7
141 – #3 Darren Wynn (MU) dec. Travis Swanson (SCSU) 5-2
149 – James Pleski (SCSU) major dec. Ruben Garcia (MU) 15-6
157 – #7 Larry Bomstad (SCSU) dec. Opponent Unknown (MU) 10-5
165 – Austin Geerlings (MU) dec. #8 Gabe Fogarty (SCSU) 6-4
174 – #5 Clayton Jennissen (SCSU) dec. Nick Foster (MU) SV-1 6-4
184 – #6 Uthman Rabiu (SCSU) dec. Qiante Wagner (MU) 5-2
197 – #3 Vince Dietz (SCSU) major dec. Luke Diener (MU) 11-3
285 – #1 Austin Goergen (SCSU) fall Christian Boyles (MU) 1:47

Match #2

Indianapolis 22 #1 SCSU 17
125 – #1 Brett Velasquez (SCSU) major dec. DJ Smith (INDY) 10-1
133 – Joe Kieffer (INDY) dec. Jarred Oftedahl (SCSU) 5-4
141 – #4 Nick Crume (INDY) major dec. Ryan Rodorgio (SCSU) 13-3
149 – James Pleski (SCSU) dec. Neal Molloy (INDY) 16-11
157 – Heath Lange (INDY) fall Travis Holt (SCSU) 3:38
165 – Barry McGinley (INDY) fall #8 Gabe Fogarty (SCSU) 5:55
174 – #5 Clayton Jennissen (SCSU) major dec. Brendon Kelley 8-0
184 – Taylor DeLong (INDY) dec. Chevy Farris (SCSU) 5-2
197 – #3 Vince Dietz (SCSU) dec. Brody Conner (INDY) 6-2
285 – #1 Austin Goergen (SCSU) dec. #12 Dylan Faulkenberg (INDY) 6-0

Match #3

#1 SCSU 31 #8 Findlay 10
125 – #1 Brett Velasquez (SCSU) win by forfeit
133 – Jarred Oftedahl (SCSU) fall Devin Rogers (Findlay) :38
141 – #11 Josh Wimer (Findlay) dec. Travis Swanson (SCSU) 14-8
149 – #1 Nic Goebel (Findlay) dec. James Pleski (SCSU) 6-1
157 – #10 Joey White (Findlay) major dec. #7 Larry Bomstad (SCSU) 12-2
165 – #8 Gabe Fogarty (SCSU) dec. Alonzo Turner (Findlay) 10-6
174 – #5 Clayton Jennissen (SCSU) dec. #7 Bradley Metz (Findlay) 7-3
184 – Chevy Farris (SCSU) dec. Charles Wells III (Findlay) 10-5
197 – #3 Vince Dietz (SCSU) major dec. Chancellor Sonnenberg (Findlay) 12-2
285 – #1 Austin Goergen (SCSU) fall Luke Fleming (Findlay) 1:38

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