Oles compete at Auggie-Adidas Open

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The St. Olaf College wrestling team competed at the Auggie-Adidas Open at Augsburg University on Saturday.

In the 125-pound bracket, Luke Wallace dropped his opening-round match against Southwest Minnesota State’s Willie Meine by fall but rebounded by pinning Edwin Pesantez at 2:42 in his first consolation match. He then was pinned by Itasca Community College’s Drew Vanvleet at 3:56.

olaflogoJack Ridgway and Joaquin Montero both competed in the 149-pound bracket. Ridgway lost a 6-3 decision to Minnesota State Mankato’s Tony Heng in the first round and a 17-8 major decision to William Penn’s Dennis Simmons in the consolation bracket. Montero was pinned by a pair of Itasca Community College wrestlers in his two matches.

St. Olaf had three wrestlers compete at 157 pounds. Charles Gieser lost by fall to two Southwest Minnesota State wrestlers, Bryant Ridgway dropped a major decision to Jackson Gissell of Central College and lost by technical fall to Nicholas Compton of Ridgewater College and Adam Bass was pinned by Daniel Close of Minnesota State Mankato and Shawn Barth of Augsburg.

2018 Auggie-Adidas Invitational Results

The Oles head to Milwaukee, Wis. for the MSOE Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 1. The invitational starts at 9 a.m.

Luke Wallace
125 Champ. Round 1 – Willie Meine (Southwest Minnesota State) over Luke Wallace (St. Olaf) (Fall 2:16)
125 Cons. Round 1 – Luke Wallace (St. Olaf) over Edwin Pesantez (Unattached) (Fall 2:42)
125 Cons. Round 2 – Drew Vanvleet (Itasca Community College) over Luke Wallace (St. Olaf) (Fall 3:56)

Jack Ridgway
149 Champ. Round 1 – Tony Heng (Minnesota State Mankato) over Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) (Dec 6-3)
149 Cons. Round 1 – Dennis Simmons (William Penn (Iowa)) over Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) (MD 17-8)

Joaquin Montero
149 Champ. Round 1 – Tracy Davis (Iowa Lakes Community College) over Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) (Fall 3:50)
149 Cons. Round 1 – Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) received a bye
149 Cons. Round 2 – Ethan Kiehm (Itasca Community College) over Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:17)

Charles Gieser
157 Champ. Round 1 – Zach Beaumaster (Southwest Minnesota State) over Charles Gieser (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:51)
157 Cons. Round 1 – Don Boone (Minnesota State Mankato) over Charles Gieser (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:22)

Bryant Ridgway
157 Champ. Round 1 – Jackson Gissell (Central (IA)) over Bryant Ridgway (St. Olaf) (MD 10-2)
157 Cons. Round 1 – Nicholas Compton (Ridgewater College) over Bryant Ridgway (St. Olaf) (TF 19-2 3:00)

Adam Bass
157 Champ. Round 1 – Daniel Close (Minnesota State Mankato) over Adam Bass (St. Olaf) (Fall 1:02)
157 Cons. Round 1 – Shawn Barth (Augsburg) over Adam Bass (St. Olaf) (Fall 1:33)

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