Auggies win 20 of 26 matches against the Yellowjackets

MINNEAPOLIS — Winning 20 of 26 bouts, including 14 by bonus-point margins, the Augsburg University men’s wrestling team dominated in a non-scored dual meet against Rochester Community and Technical College on Friday evening at Si Melby Hall.

Augsburg, winners of the most recent NCAA Division III national title in 2019, had 19 wrestlers compete in 26 bouts on Friday. Of the 19 wrestlers, 14 were first-years and sophomores. The Auggies claimed six pins, four technical falls, four major decisions and a forfeit among their 20 victories over the Yellowjackets, the 2020 National Junior College Athletic Association national champions.

Charlie Pickell (FY, Mankato, Minn./Mankato West HS) scored two victories by technical fall, including a 16-1, 4:57 win over Parker Dobrocky, the top-ranked NJCAA wrestler nationally at 141 pounds. Pickell also had a 17-1, 5:53 technical fall in his second match, improving to 4-0 on the season.

Tyler Kim (SO, Burnsville, Minn./Apple Valley HS), ranked No. 9 in the initial National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings at 285 pounds, claimed two victories, including a pin in 71 seconds.

Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (SO, Loyal, Wis./Marshfield HS) improved to 7-0 on the season with two wins, including a 16-0, 6:34 technical fall in his second win at 197 pounds. He scored a 6-0 win over RCTC’s Tristen Wilson, ranked No. 5 in the NJCAA national poll at 197.

Carter Paulson (FY, Rice Lake, Wis./Rice Lake HS) improved to 3-1 on the year with a pair of wins, including a 12-4 major decision at 174 pounds.

Also claiming pins for the Auggies were Adam Mickelson (SO, Lakeville, Minn./Apple Valley HS) at 133, Brady Gross (SO. Rosemount, Minn./Apple Valley HS) and Aedon Oberdorfer (FY, St. Paul, Minn./Highland Park HS) at 141, Charlie Stuhl (FY, Ellsworth, Wis./Ellsworth HS) at 149 and Tim Mandyck (SR, Coon Rapids, Minn./Coon Rapids HS) at 285.

Tyler Shilson (JR, Maple Grove, Minn./Centennial HS) scored a 17-2, 6:04 technical fall win at 157 pounds.

Nick Rogge (JR, Eastman, Wis./Prairie du Chien HS) claimed a 9-0 major decision win over RCTC’s Gavin Christoffersen, ranked No. 2 nationally in the NJCAA at 184 pounds. At 149, Tanner Kroells (SO, Delano, Minn./Delano HS) scored a 13-3 major decision win over RCTC’s Brandon Kidd Jr., ranked No. 6 nationally in the NJCAA at 157. Shawn Barth (SR, Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville South HS) had an 8-0 major decision win at 157.

FOR THE FOES
Seth Brossard, ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA at 165 pounds, had two of the six victories for Rochester, including a second-period pin.

Dobrocky (133) and Christofferson (184) and Wyatt Simon (174) each went 1-1 for the Yellowjackets, while Carl Bartels (125) also had a victory.

UP NEXT
Augsburg hosts a triangular meet with Concordia College-Moorhead and Cornell College (Iowa) on Sunday, Feb. 28 at Si Melby Hall. Concordia and Cornell will meet at 1 p.m., with Augsburg taking on Cornell at 2:30 p.m. There will also be individual matches on a second mat between all three schools.

Rochester CTC is scheduled to wrestle Concordia in Moorhead on Sunday, Feb. 21.

Augsburg vs. Rochester CTC (No team scores kept)
Friday, February 19, 2021 — Si Melby Hall, Minneapolis
149 — Tanner Kroells (AUG, 4-1) maj. dec. No. 6 (@157) Brandon Kidd Jr. (RCTC, 1-1) 13-3
133 — Adam Mickelson (AUG, 1-0) pinned DJ Saunders (RCTC, 2-1) 4:52
141 — Charlie Pickell (AUG, 3-0) tech. fall No. 1 Parker Dobrocky (RCTC, 2-3) 16-1 at 4:57
141 — Brady Gross (AUG, 4-0) pinned Matt Frost (RCTC, 0-4) 1:35
157 — Tyler Shilson (AUG, 5-0) tech. fall Isaac Denstad (RCTC, 1-2) 17-2 at 6:04
165 — No. 4 Seth Brossard (RCTC, 5-1) pinned Carl Leuer (AUG, 1-1) 4:23
174 — Carter Paulson (AUG, 2-1) maj. dec. Wyatt Simon (RCTC, 0-2) 12-4
174 — Luke Wilson (AUG, 2-3) dec. Sage Loredo-Hollon (RCTC, 2-1) 2-0
184 — Nick Rogge (AUG, 6-0) maj. dec. No. 2 Gavin Christoffersen (RCTC, 2-2) 9-0
197 — Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (AUG, 6-0) dec. No. 5 Tristen Wilson (RCTC, 2-2) 6-0
285 — No. 9 Tyler Kim (AUG, 3-2) dec. Noah Broderson (RCTC, 1-1) 5-4
285 — Tim Mandyck (AUG, 3-2) pinned Connor Bleymeyer (RCTC, 1-2) 1:10
149 — Tate Torgerson (AUG, 3-0) dec. No. 6 (@157) Brandon Kidd Jr. (RCTC, 1-2) 7-1
125 — Carl Bartels (RCTC, 2-0) dec. Carson Murray (AUG, 0-3) 13-8
133 — No. 1 Parker Dobrocky (RCTC, 3-3) dec. Adam Mickelson (AUG, 1-1) 3-1
141 — Charlie Pickell (AUG, 4-0) tech. fall DJ Saunders (RCTC, 2-2) 17-1 at 5:53
141 — Aedon Oberdorfer (AUG, 2-1) pinned Matt Frost (RCTC, 0-5) 2:23
157 — Shawn Barth (AUG, 4-1) maj. dec. Isaac Denstad (RCTC, 1-3) 8-0
165 — No. 4 Seth Brossard (RCTC, 6-1) dec. Connor Thorsten (AUG, 4-1) 5-2
174 — Carter Paulson (AUG, 3-1) dec. Sage Loredo-Hollon (RCTC, 2-2) 7-3
174 — Wyatt Simon (RCTC, 1-2) dec. Luke Wilson (AUG, 2-4) 5-3
184 — No. 2 Gavin Christofferson (RCTC, 3-2) pinned Erick Ramos (AUG, 1-4) 2:27
197 — Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (AUG, 7-0) tech. fall Mason Smid (RCTC, 2-2) 16-0 at 6:34
285 — No. 9 Tyler Kim (AUG, 4-2) pinned Connor Bleymeyer (RCTC, 1-3) 1:11
285 — Tim Mandyck (AUG, 4-2) wins by forfeit
149 — Charlie Stuhl (AUG, 4-0) pinned No. 6 (@157) Brandon Kidd Jr. (RCTC, 1-3) 1:44

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