UW-Eau Claire 45, Saint John’s 3

Shorthanded Johnnies Fall at Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – A shorthanded Saint John’s wrestling team suffered a 45-3 dual loss at Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Friday, Feb. 1.

Junior Jerod Novak (Aitkin, Minn.) won the lone match for the Johnnies (1-5 dual record), who forfeited three weights, with an 8-1 win at 157 pounds. He is now 10-5 on the year.

UWEC (7-12 dual record) recorded three pins and two narrow decisions. Junior Anthony Hennen (Cologne, Minn./Norwood-Young America) lost a close 9-8 match at 141 pounds and freshman Jacob Scherber (Buffalo, Minn.) relinquished a takedown in the first overtime (sudden victory) for a 5-3 loss at 174.

The Johnnies compete at the Blugolds’ Don Parker Open at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC) 45, Saint John’s (SJU) 3
125: Jack Marley (UWEC) dec. Josh Clark, 12-7 [0-3]
133: Thomas Severson (UWEC) won by forfeit [0-9]
141: Hunter Pierce (UWEC) dec. Anthony Hennen, 9-8 [0-12]
149: David Dudych (UWEC) pinned Andrew Smith, 1:49 [0-18]
157: Jerod Novak (SJU) dec. Brady Bastyr, 8-1 [3-18]
165: Chase Schmidt (UWEC) pinned Dan Gainer, 2:26 [3-24]
174: Toby Mosley (UWEC) dec. Jacob Scherber, 5-3 OT [3-27]
184: Grant Malconi (UWEC) won by forfeit [3-33]
197: Jordan Blanchard (UWEC) won by forfeit [3-39]
285: Adam Lucast (UWEC) pinned J.W. Windsor, 3:42 [3-45]

157: Ryan Hannah (UWEC) pinned Joe Hennen, 1:45

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