RCTC Yellowjackets Place Ten at the Auggie-Adidas Invite

This past weekend the Rochester Community and Technical College wrestling team competed in the Augsburg College Auggie-Adidas Invite wrestling tournament.

The Jackets had a great day of wrestling placing ten individuals in the tournament.

RCTC Yellowjackets Alex Lloyd (Shakopee, MN) had another successful tournament going 4-0, placing 1st in the 157 Gold bracket. Alex began the day with a fall over Anthony Metallo of Platteville in 1:30. He then won by decision over Nolan Hertel of UW-LaCrosse 9-5. In the semis, Lloyd majored Patrick Boylanger of St. Mary 17-3. His final match of the day came against #3 NCAA D3 ranked Grant Zamin of UW-LaCrosse. Lloyd secured a final takedown in the closing seconds of the match to win 5-3. Alex is currently 14-1 this season and ranked #6 in the NJCAA.

Seth Brossard (Kenyon, MN) had another great week of wrestling, improving his record to 14-4 this season. Seth started the day with a 17-4 major decision over Alexander Thompson of Morningside. In his second round, he received a medical forfeit, which moved him into the semi-finals. In the semis, Brossard recorded his ninth pin of the season with a fall in 5:10 over Josh Verbeten of Augsburg. In the finals, Seth lost to 2x NCAA D3 National Champ Ryan Epps of Augsburg. Seth is currently ranked #8 in the NJCAA.

Gavin Christoffersen (So. St. Paul, MN) went 3-1 on the day, placing 2nd in the 174 Silver bracket. Gavin put together three straight wins to advance to the finals. In the finals, Gavin lost a close match of Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann of Augsburg 9-8.

Rich Hammonds (Anoka, MN), wrestling Unattached, won his second tournament of the season by defeating Lorenzo Hernandez of Augsburg in the finals 8-3 in the 197 Silver bracket. A bigger win on the day for Hammonds was avenging his one loss on the season by outwrestling Donovan Com of Luther 2-1 in an earlier round of the tournament. Richie is currently 10-1 on the season.

Yellowjackets at Auggie-Adidas Invitational:

Francis Fuenffinger (Hibbing, MN) 125 Gold 0-2 DNP
Alex Lloyd (Shakopee, MN) 157 Gold 4-0 1st
Seth Brossard (Kenyon, MN) 165 Gold 3-1 2nd
Jeremiah Colon (Lake Crystal, MN) 184 Gold 1-2 DNP
John Noll (Lino Lakes, MN) 285 Gold 2-2 6th
Parker Dobrocky (Anoka, MN) 133 Silver 3-1 5th
Matt Frost (New York Mills, MN) 149 Silver 0-2 DNP
Brandon Kidd Jr. (Shakopee, MN) 157 Silver 2-2 4th
Noah Parish (Mankato, MN) 157 Silver 2-2 DNP
Sage Loredo-Hollon (St. Peter, MN) 165 Silver 1-2 DNP
Charlie Gellerman (Big Lake, MN) 165 Silver 2-2 6th
Gavin Christoffersen (So. St. Paul, MN) 174 Silver 3-1 2nd
Zach Stahl (Marshall, MN) 197 Silver 2-2 6th
Richie Hammonds (Anoka, MN) 197 Silver UNATTACHED 4-0 1st
Braden Willis (Isle, MN) 285 Silver 1-2 6th

2019 Augsburg Open Results

The Yellowjackets are off for Thanksgiving and will pick up wrestling at the Buena Vista Open in Storm Lake, IA, on December 7th. Wrestling starts at 9:00 AM.

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