#10 Minnesota State Closes Out Regular Season With 18-16 Win at MSU-Moorhead
Moorhead, Minn. — #10 Minnesota State completed its 2018-19 regular-season schedule by earning an 18-16 road Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference dual at MSU-Moorhead Sunday.
The Mavericks won five of ten matches vs. the Dragons in upping their record to 9-2 on the season. Minnesota State finished second in the NSIC with a 7-1 mark against conference opponents.
Minnesota State senior George Farmah, who is rated #7 at 133, upped his record for the year to 8-2 with a 7-3 decision over Seth Huchison. Sophomore Kyle Rathman entered the weekend rated second in the country at 149 and stands 13-2 on the year after picking up a 10-2 decision over Dylan Connell. Junior Zach Johnston, who is rated #4 at 174, stands 11-4 on the season after picking up a 3-1 win over Adam Blees. Junior Logan Saltou stands 15-6 this season after earning a 14-3 major decision over Justin Davis and freshman Trevor Turriff picked up a 19-9 major decision over Evan Foster at 184 and stands 12-4 for 2018-19.
The Dragons now get almost two weeks off before hosting the Super Region 5 Tournament on Feb. 23 at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.
The Super Region 5 tournament in Moorhead, Minn., is also the next competition for the Mavericks.
#10 Minnesota State 18, MSU-Moorhead 16
125: Cole Jones (MSUM) maj dec. Andrew McFall (Minnesota State) 13-1
133: George Farmah (Minnesota State) dec. Seth Hutchison (MSUM) 7-3
141: Mason Schulz (MSUM) dec. Louie Sanders (Minnesota State) 11-5
149: Kyle Rathman (Minnesota State) maj dec. Dylan Connell (MSUM) 10-2
157: Braydon Ortloff (MSUM) dec. Daniel Close (Minnesota State) 14-7
165: Logan Saltou (Minnesota State) maj dec. Justin Dravis (MSUM) 14-3
174: Zach Johnston (Minnesota State) SV-1 Adam Blees (MSUM) 3-1
184: Trevor Turriff (Minnesota State) maj dec. Evan Foster (MSUM) 19-9
197: Mitch Kotschevar (MSUM) dec. Dylan Butts (Minnesota State) 3-1
285: Jordan Magnuson (MSUM) dec. Max Villnow (Minnesota State) 4-1