Upper Iowa 38, MSU Moorhead 6

Dragon Wrestling Falls to No. 10 Upper Iowa, 38-6

FAYETTE, Iowa — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team dropped a 38-6 dual at No. 10 Upper Iowa in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action on Sunday in Fayette, Iowa.

MSUM fell to 1-5 overall and 0-4 in the NSIC with the loss while Upper Iowa improved to 12-2 overall and 5-0 in the league.

Senior Zach Scott recorded his second win by fall of the week for MSUM, pinned Upper Iowa’s Jacob Nichel in 6:46 to account for the six Dragon points.

MSUM was down 18-0 after the first three weights, which included two wins by fall and a forfeit.

The Dragons lost three 1-point matches on the day — at 157 Mac Spotts edged MSUM junior Tell Ward, 1-0, while at 174 Jamie Gehling edged Dragon sophomore Evan Foster 3-2.

At 285, Triston Westerlund edged Dragon junior Jordan Magnuson, 2-1.

MSUM’s next action is Thursday vs. No. 1 St. Cloud State. That dual will take place in Pierz, Minn.

No. 10 Upper Iowa 38, MSU Moorhead 6
125-Jared Hensley (Upper) pinned Cameron Williams, 3:22
133-Donny Schmid (Upper) won by forfeit
141-Tate Murty (Upper) pinned Mason Schulz, 5:56
149-Zach Scott (MSUM) pinned Jacob Niichel, 6:46
157-Mac Spotts (Upper) dec. Tell Ward, 1-0
165-Brock Benitz (Upper) maj. dec. Justin Dravis, 9-1
174-Jamie Gehling (Upper) dec. Evan Foster, 3-2
184-Dalton Hahn (Upper) maj. dec. Steven Abbott, 16-4
197-Nick Baumler (Upper) dec. Logan Rhode, 16-11
285-Triston Westerlund (Upper) dec. Jordan Magnuson, 2-1

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