Mankato, Minn. — 12th-rated Minnesota State won seven of ten matches enroute to a 25-13 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference wrestling action in Mankato.
Rated tenth in the nation at 125, senior Trenton McManus upped his record on the year to 2-0 to start the match with a 14-6 major decision win over John Babineau to get things rolling.
Minnesota State junior Kolbe O’Brien decisioned Jack Huffman at 141 by a 7-3 margin before two-time All-American Kyle Rathman earned a 7-5 win over tenth-rated Hunter Burnett at 149 to give the Mavericks a 10-3 lead.
Junior Cooper Siebrecht rolled to a 13-3 victory over Tyler Wagener in the 157 matchup to make it 13-3 lead.
Third-rated Trevor Turriff decisioned Cade Mueller 5-3 at 174 and Dylan Butts claimed a 4-0 victory over Jackson Sweeney at 184.
A win by fall a 1:45 by senior Matt Blome in the 197 match clinched the match for the Mavericks.
The win gives the Mavericks a 2-0 overall record on the year and a 2-0 NSIC mark. Next action for Minnesota State is Jan. 21 with a road league dual at Upper Iowa.
The Vikings are back in action next Thursday at 7 p.m. when they will host the No. 1-ranked and defending national champion St. Cloud State Huskies.
#12 Minnesota State 25, Augustana 13
125: #10 Trenton McManus (MSU) wins a 14-6 major decision vs. John Babineau (AU)
133: Brandon Carroll (AU) wins 7-3 decision vs. Brock Luthens (MSU)
141: Kolbe O’Brien (MSU) wins via a 7-3 decision vs. Jack Huffman (AU)
149: #2 Kyle Rathman (MSU) wins via a 7-5 decision vs. #10 Hunter Burnett (AU)
157: Cooper Siebrecht (MSU) wins via a 3-2 decision vs. Tyler Wagener (AU)
165: Dylan Schuck (AU) wins via a 14-5 major decision vs. Michael Smith (MSU)
174: #3 Trevor Turriff (MSU) wins a 5-3 decision vs. Cade Mueller (AU)
184: Dylan Butts (MSU) wins via a 4-0 decision vs. Jackson Sweeney (AU)
197: Matthew Blome (MSU) wins via fall at 1:45 vs. #12 Daniel Bishop (AU)
285: #11 Steven Hajas (AU) wins via fall at 2:45 vs. David Griffet (MSU)
Extra Match Results
165: Brody Nielsen (MSU) wins via an 8-3 decision vs. Miles Fitzgerald (AU)
174: Brengle (AU) wins an 8-1 decision vs. Bridger Kraye (MSU)
184: Danny Reynolds (AU) wins fall at 3:38 vs. Shane Gibson (MSU)
285: #11 Edward Hajas (AU) wins via a 5-3 decision vs. Max Villnow (MSU)