MOORHEAD, Minn. — The No. 25 Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team goes on the road for the first time this season when it competes at the University of Mary. The dual begins at 7 p.m. at the McDowell Activity Center in Bismarck.
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MSUM is 0-2 on the season while UMary is 1-1.
The Dragons suffered a 38-4 loss to No. 20 Upper Iowa on Jan. 14. Junior Braydon Ortloff won by major decision at 165 for the Dragons but the Peacocks won the final nine matches in the dual to secure the victory.
Ortloff, ranked 12th in the nation at 165, is 2-0 on the season to lead the Dragons. Junior Cole Jones, ranked No. 6 at 125, is 1-1 while junior Mason Schulz is also 1-1. Senior Tell Ward is 1-0 at 157 for MSUM.
Kris Nelson is in his 12th season as the MSUM head coach.
UMary improved to 1-1 on the the year with a 20-13 win over Minot State on Jan. 14. No. 5-ranked Braydon Huber recorded a win by technical fall at 165 to lead the way.
Huber is 1-1 on the season while Max Bruss is 2-0 at 174.
Adam Aho is in his eighth season as the UMary head coach.