Auggies in 8th place after first day of nationals

ADRIAN, Mich. — With four wrestlers still alive in the field, including two in championship contention, the Augsburg University women’s wrestling team stands in eighth place after the first day of the Cliff Keen/National Wrestling Coaches Association National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships on Friday.

Augsburg stands in eighth place in the 19-team competition with 41.0 points after the first day of the two-day event, open to NCAA schools with women’s wrestling programs.

Top-ranked 109-pounder Emily Shilson (FY, Maple Grove, Minn./Mounds View HS) opened her tournament run wth two 10-0 technical fall victories, the first in just 28 seconds and the second in 2:33. Shilson is now 12-0 on the season with six technical falls and four pins.

At 130 pounds, Gabby Skidmore (FY, Spooner, Wis./Cumberland HS), ranked No. 8 in the last national rankings, scored two victories to move to the semifinals — a 1:25 pin in her first bout and a 3-2 win over Nicole Depa of Simon Fraser (B.C.) in the quarterfinals. Skidmore is now 14-3 this season, claiming five pins and three technical falls.

No. 4-ranked Vayle-Rae Baker (FY, Benton, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) lost her opening match in the quarterfinals at 123 pounds, falling 10-4 to No. 5-ranked Phoenix Dubose of King (Tenn.). She rebounded with a 12-2, 3:31 technical fall win over No. 7 ranked Kassidy Block of Adrian (Mich.) to remain alive in the field. Baker is now 17-3 with six pins and seven technical falls.

Auggie 155-pounder Marlynne Deede (FY, Springville, Utah/Springville HS) opened her tournament run with two first-period technical-fall wins, 10-0 and 13-2, before dropping a 9-5 decision to No. 3-ranked Joye Levendusky of McKendree (Ill.). Deede, ranked No. 6 nationally, remained alive in the wrestlebacks with a 2:53 pin of Destynie Pacheco of MacMurray (Ill.). Deede is now 10-9 on the year with three pins and five technical falls.

Four Auggies saw their seasons end on Friday. Bel Snyder (SO, Deer Creek, Minn./Wadena-Deer Creek HS) went 1-2 with a technical fall victory at 116 pounds to finish her year at 8-13. Kahlea Jolly (FY, Lino Lakes, Centennial HS) at 143, Ingri Ramirez (FY, South St. Paul, Minn./South St. Paul HS) at 116 and Melissa Jacobs (FY, Belle Plaine, Minn./Belle Plaine HS (Scott West)) at 170 were all eliminated with two losses.

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Action at the second day of the championships begins at 10 a.m. (Central time) on Saturday (3/7).

AUGSBURG WOMEN’S WRESTLING AT CLIFF KEEN/NWCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – DAY ONE
TEAM STANDINGS: 1. McKendree (Ill.) 106.5; 2. Simon Fraser (B.C.) 93.5; 3. King (Tenn.) 80.0; 4. Colorado Mesa 62.5; 5. Emmanuel (Ga.) 59.5; 6. North Central (Ill.) 51.5; 7. Tiffin (Ohio) 48.0; 8. Augsburg (Minn.) 41.0; 9. Presbyterian (S.C.) 40.0; 10. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 9.5; 11. Gannon (Pa.) 24.5; 12t. Lakeland (Wis.) 20.0; 125. MacMurray (Ill.) 20.0; 14. Adrian (Mich.) 19.5; 15. Ferrum (Va.) 18.0; 16. Schreiner (Texas) 17.0; 17. Lindenwood (Mo.) 16.5; 18. East Stroudsburg (Pa.) 11.0; 19. Limestone (Pa.) 8.5.

AUGSBURG INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

109 – EMILY SHILSON
Champ. Round 2 – Emily Shilson (Augsburg University) 12-0 won by tech fall over Alyssa Garza (Limestone College) 0-14 (TF-1.5 0:28 (10-0))
Quarterfinal – Emily Shilson (Augsburg University) 12-0 won by tech fall over Carly Valleroy (McKendree University) 15-6 (TF-1.5 2:33 (10-0))

116 – INGRI RAMIREZ – DNP
Champ. Round 2 – Jaslynn Gallegos (Presbyterian College) 24-0 won by fall over Ingri Ramirez (Augsburg University) 0-3 (Fall 0:07)
Cons. Round 2 – Abby Eisenbeis (North Central College) 7-16 won by fall over Ingri Ramirez (Augsburg University) 0-3 (Fall 1:16)

116 – BEL SNYDER – DNP
Champ. Round 1 – Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) 8-14 won by tech fall over Hailey Stevenson (Limestone College) 0-11 (TF-1.5 2:53 (11-0))
Champ. Round 2 – Karla Godinez-Gonzalez (Simon Fraser University) 17-0 won by tech fall over Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) 8-14 (TF-1.5 0:33 (10-0))
Cons. Round 3 – Valerilla Mamleeva (Lindenwood University) 17-8 won by fall over Jezebel Snyder (Augsburg University) 8-14 (Fall 0:28)

123 – VAYLE-RAE BAKER
Quarterfinal – Phoenix Dubose (King University) 2-0 won by decision over Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) 18-4 (Dec 10-4)
Cons. Round 4 – Vayle Baker (Augsburg University) 18-4 won by tech fall over Kassidy Block (Adrian College) 12-6 (TF-1.5 3:31 (12-2))

130 – GABBY SKIDMORE
Champ. Round 2 – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) 14-3 won by fall over Katrina Anderson (Ferrum College) 1-2 (Fall 1:25)
Quarterfinal – Gabby Skidmore (Augsburg University) 14-3 won by decision over Nicole Depa (Simon Fraser University) 15-2 (Dec 3-2)

143 – KAHLEA JOLLY – DNP
Champ. Round 2 – Alma Mendoza (Colorado Mesa University) 21-8 won by fall over Kahlea Jolly (Augsburg University) 2-7 (Fall 2:01)
Cons. Round 3 – Julianna Moreno (MacMurray College) 16-15 won by fall over Kahlea Jolly (Augsburg University) 2-7 (Fall 2:09)

155 – MARLYNNE DEEDE
Champ. Round 1 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) 10-9 won by tech fall over Caitlyn Gilmore (Limestone College) 11-9 (TF-1.5 2:06 (10-0))
Champ. Round 2 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) 10-9 won by tech fall over Mara Eason (Adrian College) 15-18 (TF-1.5 3:00 (13-2))
Quarterfinal – Joye Levendusky (McKendree University) 10-2 won by decision over Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) 10-9 (Dec 9-5)
Cons. Round 4 – Marlynne Deede (Augsburg University) 10-9 won by fall over Destynie Pacheco (MacMurray College) 3-11 (Fall 2:53)

170 – MELISSA JACOBS – DNP
Champ. Round 1 – Rebekah Trudel (Simon Fraser University) 20-8 won by fall over Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) 4-9 (Fall 1:27)
Cons. Round 1 – Elvira Arevalo (Emmanuel College) 11-10 won by decision over Melissa Jacobs (Augsburg University) 4-9 (Dec 10-1)

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