Southwest Minnesota State 19 Concordia-Moorhead 15

Mustangs defeat Concordia College in final dual of 2017

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team (8-13, 3-5 NSIC) defeated Concordia College, 19-15 in its final dual match of the season on Thursday night in the Memorial Auditorium.

The Mustangs dropped the first bout of the night but were helped out by a forfeit from Concordia College at 133. Zach Beaumaster and Cortez Arredondo won back to back bouts for SMSU as it raced out to a 12-3 advantage.

Following a 7-1 decision for Concordia College, SMSU came back with a 13-3 major decision from Jake Slocum at 165. The Cobbers would earn six match points from a pair of decisions at 174 and 184 respectively, but Jackson Ryan’s 3-2 decision at 197 would prove to be enough for SMSU to close out its regular season with a win.

SMSU will now turn its attention to the NCAA Super Regional 3 in Moorhead, Minn., on Feb. 24-25.

Southwest Minnesota State 19 Concordia-Moorhead 15
125: Aaron Dick (COMO) over Taylor Curtis (SMS) (Dec 10-6)
133: Jordan Biehn (SMS) over (COMO) (For.)
141: Zachary Beaumaster (SMS) over Adam Presler (COMO) (Dec 3-2)
149: Cortez Arredondo (SMS) over Ty Johnson (COMO) (Dec 3-1)
157: Cole Sladek (COMO) over Kegen Fingalsen (SMS) (Dec 7-1)
165: Jake Slocun (SMS) over Travis Deegan (COMO) (MD 13-3)
174: Jake Johnson (COMO) over Griffin Osing (SMS) (Dec 3-1)
184: Ricky Briggs (COMO) over Cole Hennen (SMS) (Dec 2-1)
197: Jackson Ryan (SMS) over Kody Vandeneykel (COMO) (Dec 3-2)
285: Hunter Santamour (COMO) over Quinn Bullard (SMS) (Dec 3-2)

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