Auggie women’s wrestlers open inaugural season

FOREST CITY, Iowa — With Gabby Skidmore (FY, Spooner, Wis./Cumberland HS) and Vayle-Rae Baker (FY, Benton, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) sharing the title at 123 pounds, and Faith Tuttle winning the title at 170 pounds, the Augsburg University women’s wrestling team competed in its first-ever competition on Saturday, at the Waldorf University Open.

THE BASICS
FINAL RESULTS: No team results
LOCATION: Waldorf University, Forest City, Iowa

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Six Augsburg wrestlers competed in the season-opening meet. Skidmore and Baker shared the title at 123 pounds, each winning two bouts to reach the final. Skidmore scored a 5-4 win and a 3:00 pin in her two matches, and Baker scored two 10-0 technical-fall victories to reach the final. Faith Tuttle, wrestling unattached, won the 170-pound title going 3-0.
  • Bel Snyder (SO, Deer Creek, Minn./Wadena-Deer Creek HS) scored a 2:36 pin and an 11-0 technical-fall victory in going 2-2 on the day at 123 pounds.
  • At 155 pounds, Marlynne Deede (FY, Springville, Utah/Springville HS) went 2-2 with a 14-4 technical fall and a 1:38 pin, and Melissa Jacobs (FY, Belle Plaine, Minn./Belle Plaine HS (Scott West)) went 1-2 with a 10-0 technical-fall victory.

2019 Waldorf University Open Results

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
The meet was the first for Augsburg’s inaugural season of women’s wrestling, the university’s 22nd varsity sport.

UP NEXT
Augsburg competes at the Missouri Valley College Open next Sunday (11/17) at 9 a.m. in Marshall, Mo.

Waldorf University Open Results for Augsburg University

College 123
Vayle Baker’s place is 2nd and has scored 23.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) won by tech fall over Emma De Brum (Lyon College) (TF 10-0)
Semifinal – Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) won by tech fall over Katelynn Gunderson (Lakeland University) (TF 10-0)
1st Place Match – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) and Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) (DFF)

College 123
Jezebel Snyder DNP and has scored 6.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) won by fall over AnnMarie Hidalgo (University of Jamestown ) (Fall 2:36)
Quarterfinal – Maddie Ruckdashel (Lakeland University) won by tech fall over Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) (TF 10-0)
Cons. Round 2 – Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) won by tech fall over Bailey Theel (York College) (TF 11-0)
Cons. Round 3 – Ashley Whetzal (Lyon College) won by fall over Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) (Fall 2:31)

College 123
Gabby Skidmore’s place is 2nd and has scored 22.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) won by decision over Ashley Whetzal (Lyon College) (Dec 5-4)
Semifinal – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) won by fall over Maddie Ruckdashel (Lakeland University) (Fall 3:00)
1st Place Match – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) and Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) (DFF)

College 155
Melissa Jacobs DNP and has scored 5.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Myranda Velazquez (University of Jamestown ) won by fall over Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) (Fall 1:54)
Cons. Round 2 – Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) won by tech fall over Maddie Oellermann (Missouri Baptist University) (TF 10-0)
Cons. Round 4 – Kassandra Castillo (Waldorf University) won by forfeit over Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) (FF)

College 155
Marlynne Deede DNP and has scored 8.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Randie Scoon (Ottawa University) won by tech fall over Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) (TF 12-0)
Cons. Round 2 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) won by tech fall over Emilee Demann (University of Saint Mary) (TF 14-4)
Cons. Round 4 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) won by fall over Victoria Lyons (Unattached) (Fall 1:38)
Cons. Round 5 – Sierra Talmadge (University of Jamestown ) won by tech fall over Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) (TF 18-8)

College 170
Faith Tuttle’s place is 1st and has scored 26.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Faith Tuttle (Unattached) received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Faith Tuttle (Unattached) won by fall over Jassmin Blount (University of Saint Mary) (Fall 2:31)
Semifinal – Faith Tuttle (Unattached) won by decision over Danielle Saldivar (Missouri Valley College) (Dec 7-1)
1st Place Match – Faith Tuttle (Unattached) won by decision over Alyssa Schrull (University of Jamestown ) (Dec 8-0)

Check out Auggies Women’s Wrestling at athletics.augsburg.edu.

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