MSUM Continues Homestand Against Beavers and Vikings

MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team is set to host two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference duals this weekend. The Dragons host Minot State on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. The next day, MSUM hosts Augustana at 3 p.m.

The weekend duals are a part of a four-match homestand for the Dragons. MSUM does not go on the road until Jan. 26 for a dual against Upper Iowa.

MSUM currently sits at 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the NSIC.

The Dragons are coming off a 24-15 dual loss to Southwest Minnesota State University last weekend. Senior Zach Scott improved to 14-9 at 141 with a 3-2 win over SMSU’s Robert Shields.

Sophomore Mason Schulz is 15-10 at 141 this season. Schulz was pinned by SMSU’s Justin Sampson last weekend.

Sophomore Evan Foster is 15-8 at 174 this season. Foster beat SMSU’s Hayden Voxland by a 5-2 decision.

Kris Nelson is in his 11th season as the MSUM head coach.

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About Minot State
The Beavers are 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the NSIC. Minot State’s last win came against Montana State University-Northern 24-20. Against NSIC opponents, the Beavers lost a dual 20-19 against Upper Iowa and won a dual against UMary 19-16. Minot State is coached by former Dragon standout Evan Forde.

About Augustana
The Vikings are 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the NSIC this season. Augustana’s last win came in a dual against No. 17 Northern State, where they won 20-14. Augustana has defeated the No. 2, No. 23, and No. 17 teams in Division II this season. They are currently riding a four-dual win streak.

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