Viking Wrestling Continues Success At Dakota Wesleyan Open

MITCHELL, S.D. — The Augustana wrestling team continued its impressive start to the 2019-20 campaign as five Viking wrestlers took home first-place titles at the Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Redshirt freshman Hunter Burnett recorded three falls and a major decision on the day en route to 23 team points and the 141-pound title. Burnett won by fall at 3:37 over Dante Preciado of Northwestern College in the championship bout.

Junior Tanner Brengle went 4-0 on the day, including one fall. The junior earned 18 team points and took home the 174-pound title. In the championship bout, Brengle won in Sudden Victory over Cole Huss of Northern State (6-5).

At 197 pounds, sophomore Daniel Bishop went 3-0 including two tech falls and a major decision while earning 19 team points and first-place honors.

Redshirt freshman Steven Hajas recorded two falls and a major decision and took home first-place honors at 285 pounds. Hajas went 4-0 on the day, earned 21 team points and won by fall at 0:57 over Andrew Peterson of Southwest Minnesota State in the championship match.

Freshman Cade Mueller (unattached) went 5-0, earned 20 team points and took home the 165-pound title. Mueller recorded two falls and won by decision (6-2) over Seth Brossard of Rochester Community and Technical College in the championship bout.

Overall, nine of Augustana’s wrestlers placed in the top five on Saturday.

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The Vikings will compete in their first dual of the season on Friday, Nov. 15 against Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona, at 8 p.m.

2019 Dakota Wesleyan Open Results

Viking Results:

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Ethan Cota’s place is unknown and has scored 6.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Braedon Clopton (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) won by decision over Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 5-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Francis Fuenffinger (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (TF 16-1)
Cons. Round 3 – Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Marcelo Perez (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (TF 18-0)
Cons. Round 4 – Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Noah Kryfka (Northwestern (Iowa)) (TF 18-0)
Cons. Round 5 – Mario Ybarra (Concordia (Neb.)) won by decision over Ethan Cota (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 8-4)

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Jack Huffman’s place is 3rd and has scored 16.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jack Huffman (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Zackary Moistner (Concordia (Neb.)) (Dec 9-3)
Quarterfinal – Jack Huffman (Augustana (SD)) won by major decision over Axel Hernandez (Buena Vista) (Maj 10-2)
Semifinal – Isiah Lysius (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) won by decision over Jack Huffman (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 6-1)
Cons. Semi – Jack Huffman (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Zackary Moistner (Concordia (Neb.)) (Fall 2:40)
3rd Place Match – Jack Huffman (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Brock Buysse (Southwest Minnesota State) (TF 17-2)

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Taylor Jeffries’s place is 6th and has scored 7.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dayne Morton (Northern State) won by decision over Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 5-1)
Cons. Round 1 – Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Angel Morales (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (Fall 5:27)
Cons. Round 2 – Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Hunter Pfantz (Southwest Minnesota State) (Dec 12-9)
Cons. Round 3 – Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Carter Kucera (Concordia (Neb.)) (Dec 3-2)
Cons. Semi – Brock Buysse (Southwest Minnesota State) won in sudden victory – 1 over Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) (SV-1 3-1)
5th Place Match – Zackary Moistner (Concordia (Neb.)) won by decision over Taylor Jeffries (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 4-3)

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Hunter Burnett’s place is 1st and has scored 23.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Hunter Burnett (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Hunter Burnett (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Paul Noah (Unattached) (Fall 2:05)
Quarterfinal – Hunter Burnett (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Alex Kleider (Northwestern (Iowa)) (Fall 6:13)
Semifinal – Hunter Burnett (Augustana (SD)) won by major decision over Nick James (Nebraska-Kearney) (Maj 17-3)
1st Place Match – Hunter Burnett (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Dante Preciado (Northwestern (Iowa)) (Fall 3:37)

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Jacob Tvinnereim’s place is 4th and has scored 15.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) won by major decision over Sean Howk (Southwest Minnesota State) (Maj 9-1)
Quarterfinal – James Burks (Northern State) won by decision over Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 4 – Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Brandon Kidd (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Fall 1:23)
Cons. Round 5 – Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Nathan Moore (Southwest Minnesota State) (TF 21-6)
Cons. Semi – Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Walker Carr (Northern State) (Dec 9-2)
3rd Place Match – Alex Lloyd (Rochester Community & Tech. College) won by fall over Jacob Tvinnereim (Augustana (SD)) (Fall 1:18)

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Tyler Wagener’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Cunningham (Nebraska-Kearney) won by injury default over Tyler Wagener (Augustana (SD)) (Inj. 0:55)
Cons. Round 1 – Tyler Wagener (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 – Brandon Kidd (Rochester Community & Tech. College) won by medical forfeit over Tyler Wagener (Augustana (SD)) (MFF)

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Cade Mueller’s place is 1st and has scored 20.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Cade Mueller (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Braydon Johnson (Minnesota West Comm & Tech) (Dec 6-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Cade Mueller (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Orlando Rosa (Jamestown (N.D.)) (Fall 1:59)
Quarterfinal – Cade Mueller (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Carter Behler (Northwestern (Iowa)) (Fall 5:44)
Semifinal – Cade Mueller (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Kelby O`Reilly (Northern State) (Dec 5-3)
1st Place Match – Cade Mueller (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Seth Brossard (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Dec 6-2)

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Kolby Kost’s place is 4th and has scored 12.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over James Buckhanan (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (Dec 10-5)
Quarterfinal – Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Wyatt Hayes (Nebraska-Kearney) (Dec 5-3)
Semifinal – Cole Huss (Northern State) won by decision over Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 4-3)
Cons. Semi – Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Tanner Wiese (Northern State) (Fall 1:52)
3rd Place Match – Wyatt Hayes (Nebraska-Kearney) won by fall over Kolby Kost (Augustana (SD)) (Fall 5:16)

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Tanner Brengle’s place is 1st and has scored 18.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tanner Brengle (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Tanner Brengle (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Floyd Miller (Buena Vista) (Dec 4-3)
Quarterfinal – Tanner Brengle (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Tanner Wiese (Northern State) (Dec 3-1)
Semifinal – Tanner Brengle (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Dylan Costello (Northwestern (Iowa)) (Fall 4:51)
1st Place Match – Tanner Brengle (Augustana (SD)) won in sudden victory – 1 over Cole Huss (Northern State) (SV-1 6-5)

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Zach Peterson’s place is 6th and has scored 6.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Zach Peterson (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Gavin Christoffersen (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Dec 5-2)
Quarterfinal – Zach Peterson (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Darrin Miller (Concordia (Neb.)) (Dec 3-1)
Semifinal – Cole Hennen (Southwest Minnesota State) won by decision over Zach Peterson (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 6-1)
Cons. Semi – Marcus Placide (Northern State) won by medical forfeit over Zach Peterson (Augustana (SD)) (MFF)
5th Place Match – Stephen White (Buena Vista) won by forfeit over Zach Peterson (Augustana (SD)) (FF)

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Jarret Haglund’s place is 2nd and has scored 15.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Jarret Haglund (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Ben Thompson (Southwest Minnesota State) (Dec 2-1)
Quarterfinal – Jarret Haglund (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Austin Coppinger (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (Fall 2:10)
Semifinal – Jarret Haglund (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Diego Gallegos (Northern State) (Dec 5-3)
1st Place Match – Daniel Bishop (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Jarret Haglund (Augustana (SD)) (TF 18-0)

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Daniel Bishop’s place is 1st and has scored 19.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Daniel Bishop (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Quarterfinal – Daniel Bishop (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Jacob Dykes (Southwest Minnesota State) (TF 16-1)
Semifinal – Daniel Bishop (Augustana (SD)) won by major decision over Caleb Shanks (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (Maj 11-0)
1st Place Match – Daniel Bishop (Augustana (SD)) won by tech fall over Jarret Haglund (Augustana (SD)) (TF 18-0)

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Steven Hajas’s place is 1st and has scored 21.0 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Steven Hajas (Augustana (SD)) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Steven Hajas (Augustana (SD)) won by major decision over John Noll (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Maj 12-1)
Quarterfinal – Steven Hajas (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Matt Wilke (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) (Fall 3:34)
Semifinal – Steven Hajas (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Neil Hanson (Southwest Minnesota State) (Dec 6-4)
1st Place Match – Steven Hajas (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Andrew Petersen (Southwest Minnesota State) (Fall 0:57)

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Samuel Detert’s place is unknown and has scored 6.5 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Christopher James (Concordia (Neb.)) (Dec 5-2)
Champ. Round 2 – Andrew Petersen (Southwest Minnesota State) won by decision over Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Round 2 – Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Nick Cramer (Wayne State College) (Fall 0:11)
Cons. Round 3 – Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) won by fall over Braden Willis (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Fall 2:51)
Cons. Round 4 – Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) won by decision over Demitrius Miller (Concordia (Neb.)) (Dec 11-5)
Cons. Round 5 – Matt Wilke (Briar Cliff (Iowa)) won by decision over Samuel Detert (Augustana (SD)) (Dec 11-8)

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