Augsburg Women to wrestle for 7th place at NWCA National Duals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Augsburg University wrestling team will compete for seventh place at the inaugural NCAA women’s bracket at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals, after going 1-2 in its matches on Friday at Freedom Hall. Augsburg opened with a 28-16 loss to Presbyterian (S.C.), then edged Adrian (Mich.) 25-24 before falling to Gannon (Pa.) 35-11.

HOW IT HAPPENED
Augsburg is ranked No. 9 in the latest NWCA/NCAA national rankings and No. 6 in the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association national rankings. The Auggies entered the meet as the No. 8 seed in the 15-team field, and topped No. 7-seed Adrian before falling to No. 6-seed Gannon.

Vayle-Rae Baker (FY, Benton, Pa./Wyoming Seminary), ranked No. 3 in the NWCA/NCAA and No. 2 in the WCWA at 123 pounds, claimed three pins on Friday to improve to 11-2 on the season. Of her 11 wins, she now has four pins and four technical falls. Her pins came in 1:50, 40 seconds and 59 seconds.

In her only match of the day, Emily Shilson (FY, Maple Grove, Minn./Mounds View HS) scored the quickest pin of the day for the Auggies, as the top-ranked 109-pounder scored a 25-second pin of Presbyterian’s Cassy Lopez.

Marlynne Deede (FY, Springville, Utah/Springville HS) went 1-2 on the day, but claimed a 4:16 pin of Adrian’s Mara Eason at 155 pounds. Deede is now 5-6 on the season with two pins.

Bel Snyder (SO, Deer Creek, Minn./Wadena-Deer Creek HS) scored a 10-0, 56-second technical fall over Adrian’s Alexis Poupre.

Savannah Vold (SO, Rochester, Minn./Mayo HS) claimed her first victory as an Auggie and her first collegiate pin at 130 pounds, claiming a 2:19 pin of Adrian’s Mackenzie Tayerle, ranked No. 8 by the NWCA/NCAA at 123 pounds.

UP NEXT
Augsburg will face Tiffin (Ohio) in the seventh-place match on Saturday (1/11) at 12:30 p.m. (Central time) at Freedom Hall in Louisville.

THE BASICS
FINAL RESULTS: No. 8/8 Presbyterian (S.C.) 28, No. 9/6 Augsburg 16; No. 9/6 Augsburg 25, No. 7/10 Adrian (Mich.) 24; No. 7/14 Gannon (Pa.) 35, No. 9/6 Augsburg 11
LOCATION: Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky.
RECORD: Augsburg 2-2 overall

NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals Brackets/Results on TrackWrestling.com

Consolation Semifinals — No. 7/14 Gannon (Pa.) 35, No. 9/6 Augsburg (2-2) 11
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 – Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky.
101 – No. 7/8 Chrystal Raine (GAN) wins by forfeit (Gannon 5-0)
109 – No. 1/1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 4-0) wins by forfeit (TIED 5-5)
116 – Mikayla Vega (GAN) pinned Bel Snyder (AUG, 5-8) 1:38 (Gannon 10-5)
123 – No. 3/2 Vayle-Rae Baker (AUG, 11-2) pinned Jordan Jarvi (GAN) 0:59 (TIED 10-10)
130 – No. 8/– (136) Mikayla Dockweiler (GAN) dec. Savannah Vold (AUG, 1-5) 4-0 (Gannon 13-10)
136 – Gabrielle Malinowski (GAN) wins by forfeit (Gannon 18-10)
143 – Stephanie Floor (GAN) wins by forfeit (Gannon 23-10)
155 – No. 5/– Annabelle Helm (GAN) dec. Marlynne Deede (AUG, 5-6) 10-2 (Gannon 26-11)
170 – Amara Devericks (GAN) wins by forfeit (Gannon 31-11)
191 – No. 5/– Kendall McGarity (GAN) tech. fall Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg 3-3) 10-0 at 3:55 (Gannon 35-11)

Consolation Quarterfinals — No. 9/6 Augsburg (2-1) 25, No. 7/10 Adrian (Mich., 7-2) 24
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 – Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky.
101 – Angela Goldwire (ADR) wins by forfeit (Adrian 5-0)
109 – No. 1/1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 3-0) wins by forfeit (TIED 5-5)
116 – Bel Snyder (AUG, 5-7) tech. fall Alexis Poupore (ADR) 10-0 at 0:56 (Augsburg 9-5)
123 – No. 3/2 Vayle-Rae Baker (AUG, 10-2) pinned Brittney Wolgast (Adrian) 0:40 (Augsburg 14-5)
130 – Savannah Vold (AUG, 1-4) pinned No. 8/– (123) Mackenzie Tayerle 2:19 (Augsburg 19-5)
136 – No. 2/5 Zoe Nowicki (ADR) wins by forfeit (Augsburg 19-10)
143 – No. 6/6 Megan Vondrasek (ADR) tech. fall Kahlea Jolly (AUG, 0-2) 11-1 at 3:29 (Augsburg 20-14)
155 – Marlynne Deede (AUG, 5-5) pinned Mara Eason (ADR) 4:16 (Augsburg 25-14)
170 – Samantha Cushard (ADR) wins by forfeit (Augsburg 25-19)
191 – Arys Onstott (ADR) pinned Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg 3-2) 1:50 (Augsburg 25-24)

First Round — No. 8/8 Presbyterian (S.C., 5-3) 28, No. 9/6 Augsburg (1-1) 16
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 – Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky.
101 – Double forfeit
109 – No. 1/1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 2-0) pinned Cassy Lopez (PC) 0:26 (Augsburg 5-0)
116 – No. 2/1 Jaslynn Gallegos (PC) wins by forfeit (TIED 5-5)
123 – Haven Pennington (PC) pinned Bel Snyder (AUG, 4-7) 1:24 (Presbyterian 10-5)
130 – No. 3/2 (123) Vayle-Rae Baker (AUG, 9-2) pinned Isabella Badon (PC) 1:50 (TIED 10-10)
136 – Adelyhda Perez (PC) pinned Savannah Vold (AUG, 0-4) 1:34 (Presbyterian 15-10)
143 – Hannah McElroy (PC) dec. Kahlea Jolly (AUG, 0-1) 12-6 (Presbyterian 18-11)
155 – No. 7/4 (143) Morgan Norris (PC) pinned Marlynne Deede (AUG, 4-5) 3:22 (Presbyterian 23-11)
170 – Madajah Trapier (PC) inj. default No. 6/5 Faith Tuttle (Augsburg, 10-6) 1:08 (Presbyterian 28-11)
191 – Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg 3-1) wins by forfeit (Presbyterian 28-11)

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

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