Abbott and Grove Lead Dragon Wrestlers at Bison Open

FARGO, N.D. – Facing some Division I competition, the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team competed at the Bison Open on Saturday in Fargo, N.D.

Division I schools Minnesota, North Dakota State and South Dakota State were among the teams competing.

Senior Steven Abbott had a good day for the Dragons, going 2-2 at 197 pounds. His wins included a 15-10 win over Minot State’s Shane Hansen and a pin of Minot State’s Noe Garcia in 0:47.

Sophomore Samuel Grove was 2-2 at 285. He beat North Dakota State’s Dominik Vacura, 5-2 and edged UMary’s Dominic Tudor 3-2 for his wins on the day.

Freshman Clayson Mele went 1-2 at 125 while Ethan Kiehm went 1-2 at 145.

Sophomore Peyton Ringling was 0-2 at 157 while Jake Erckenbrack was 0-2 at 197.

Bison Open Results

MSUM is scheduled to open its dual season on Wednesday at Concordia.

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