Oles open season at Luther Open

DECORAH, Iowa – The St. Olaf College wrestling team opened its 2018-19 season at the Luther College Open on Saturday.

In the 125-pound elite bracket, Luke Wallace was pinned by Brady Wilsie of Coe at 1:07 in his first match before dropping a 5-1 decision to Minnesota State Mankato’s Lucas Hagel in the consolation bracket.

Bryant Ridgway was defeated by Upper Iowa’s Mac Spotts by technical fall, 16-0, at 3:44 in the 157-pound elite bracket and lost a 7-3 decision to Wyatt Bice of UW-Whitewater in the consolation round.

olaflogoAfter a first-round bye in the 149-pound silver bracket, Jack Ridgway lost via fall at 1:56 to Drew Scharenbrock of the University of Wisconsin but rebounded by pinning Cornell’s Chandler Bowling at 3:26 in the consolation round. He then dropped a 9-3 decision to UW-La Crosse’s Chris Healy in the fourth round of the consolation bracket.

Also in the 149-pound silver bracket, Joaquin Montero was pinned by Cooper Siebrecht of Minnesota State Mankato at 0:55 after a first-round bye. He was then pinned by Cornell’s Reilly Dolan at 0:46 in the consolation bracket.

Competing in the 157-pound silver bracket, Adam Bass lost by fall at 0:24 to Brody Nielsen of Minnesota State Mankato in the opening round and then went down by fall to Iowa State’s Bill Condon at 1:12 in the consolation round.

2018 Luther College Open Results

The Oles travel to Minneapolis for the Auggie-Adidas Open at Augsburg University on Saturday, Nov. 17. Wrestling starts at 9 a.m.

St. Olaf Results
125 Champ. Round 1 – Brady Wilsie (Coe) over Luke Wallace (St. Olaf) (Fall 1:07)
125 Cons. Round 1 – Lucas Hagel (Minnesota State Mankato) over Luke Wallace (St. Olaf) (Dec 5-1)
149 Champ. Round 1 – Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) received a bye
149 Champ. Round 2 – Drew Scharenbrock (Wisconsin) over Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) (Fall 1:56)
149 Cons. Round 2 – Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) received a bye
149 Cons. Round 3 – Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) over Chandler Bowling (Cornell College) (Fall 3:26)
149 Cons. Round 4 – Chris Healy (Wisconsin-La Crosse) over Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) (Dec 9-3)
149 Champ. Round 1 – Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) received a bye
149 Champ. Round 2 – Cooper Siebrecht (Minnesota State Mankato) over Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:55)
149 Cons. Round 2 – Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) received a bye
149 Cons. Round 3 – Reilly Dolan (Cornell College) over Joaquin Montero (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:46)
157 Champ. Round 1 – Brody Nielsen (Minnesota State Mankato) over Adam Bass (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:24)
157 Cons. Round 1 – Bill Condon (Iowa State University Wrestling Club) over Adam Bass (St. Olaf) (Fall 1:12)
157 Champ. Round 1 – Mac Spotts (Upper Iowa) over Bryant Ridgway (St. Olaf) (TF 16-0 3:44)
157 Cons. Round 1 – Wyatt Bice (Wisconsin-Whitewater) over Bryant Ridgway (St. Olaf) (Dec 7-3)

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