North Dakota State will open the season with the annual Green-Gold Intra-Squad scrimmage at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. Admission is free for the scrimmage.
NDSU returns four NCAA qualifiers with three two-time selections – 133 Cam Sykora, 165 Andrew Fogarty and newcomer Central Michigan 125-pound transfer Brent Fleetwood, and 125 Paul Bianchi, who made his first trip to the national tournament. Fogarty was the 2018 Big 12 Conference runner-up at 165 pounds.
Here are pairings for the Green-Gold scrimmage:
NDSU Intra-Squad Scrimmage
Match 1—149 Austin Braun vs. Sam Gilseth
Match 2—149 Brody Schmidt vs. Jaden Van Maanen
Match 3—141 Sawyer Degen vs. Taylor Nein
Match 4—174 Jesse Shearer vs. Dylan Urbach
Match 5—125 Paul Bianchi vs. Brent Fleetwood
Match 6—133 Cam Sykora vs. Nico Colunga
Match 7—157 Nick Knutson vs. Austin Brenner
Match 8—165 Andrew Fogarty vs. Jimmy Noel
Match 9—184 Tyler McNutt vs. Michael Otomo
Match 10—197 Cordell Eaton vs. Cole Witzig
Match 11—285 Dan Stibral vs. Brandon Metz
Match 12—141 Gavin Sutton vs. Nein/Degen winner
Match 13—149 Braun/Gilseth winner vs. Schmidt/Van Maanen winner
Match 14—174 Lorenzo De La Riva vs. Urbach/Shearer winner
North Dakota State is scheduled to open the regular season against Northwestern University at noon Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex.