No. 15 Augustana Wrestling Brings Down No. 10 Mavericks
MANKATO, Minn– Viking wrestling traveled to Mankato, Minnesota, on Sunday for a bout with the Minnesota State Mavericks. The Vikings saw eight wrestlers earn victories in a 27-6 final to take down the 10th ranked Mavericks.
The Mavericks have three nationally ranked wrestlers with No. 8 Trenton McManus at 125 pounds, No. 4 Kyle Rathman at 149 pounds, and No. 2 Trevor Turriff at 174 pounds.
The Vikings have three nationally-ranked wrestlers in No. 5 Jack Huffman, No. 8 Kolby Kost, and No. 4 Steven Hajas.
Jaxson Rohman earned Augustana’s first victory of the dual over No. 8 Trenton McManus of Minnesota State. Rohman won by way of a 7-5 decision.
Jack Huffman, competing at 133 pounds, logged Augustana’s second victory of the dual. Huffman recorded a fall at 3:57 over his Minnesota State opponent.
Brandon Carroll had a busy third period, improving the 3-2 second period score to win by a 10-5 decision. Carroll logged two takedowns, a reversal, and a four-point nearfall to gain the advantage over his opponent.
Keaten Schorr, wrestling at 149 pounds, defeated No. 4 Kyle Rathman from MSU by way of 3-1 decision. An escape point, penalty point, and stalling point helped Schorr to the victory.
At 157 pounds, Tyler Wagener recorded seven points to defeat his opponent by way of 7-2 decision. Wagener tallied two takedowns and earned two escape points to bring the score to six. A point for riding time brought Wagener’s score to seven.
Miles Fitzgerald, competing at 165 pounds, won via a 6-2 decision. Fitzgerald scored points with a takedown, an escape, and a reversal, and a point for stalling on his opponent totaled his score to six.
Cade Mueller, competing at 174 pounds, defeated No. 2 Trevor Turriff of Minnesota State by way of a 3-2 decision. Mueller saw a takedown and an escape in a thrilling victory.
Daniel Bishop saw the Viking’s last victory of the dual with an 11-4 decision. Bishop earned points with three takedowns, two escapes, and a two-point nearfall. A point for riding time was added to his score.
Up Next: The Vikings return to action in the New Year at the Viking-Warrior Open on January 8, hosted by Midland University. The next action for Minnesota State (0-1, 0-1 NSIC) is Jan. 13 when Wisconsin-Parkside visits Mankato.
Augustana 27 Minnesota State 6
125: Jaxson Rohman (AU) wins a 7-5 decision vs. Trenton McManus (MSU) | 3-0 AU
133: Jack Huffman (AU) wins via fall at 3:27 Tanner Cook (MSU) | 9-0 AU
141: Brandon Carroll (AU) wins via a 10-5 decision vs. Kolbe O’Brien (MSU) | 12-0 AU
149: Keaten Schorr (AU) wins via a 3-2 decision vs. Kyle Rathman (MSU)| 15-0 AU
157: Tyler Wagener (AU) wins via a 7-2 decision vs. Cooper Siebrecht (MSU) | 18-0 AU
165: Miles Fitzgerald (AU) wins via a 6-2 decision vs. Brody Nielsen (MSU) | 21-0 AU
174: Cade Mueller (AU) wins via 3-2 decision vs. Trevor Turriff (MSU) | 24-0 AU
184: Michael Smith (MSU) wins via a 18-16 vs. Kolby Kost (AU) | 24-3
197: Daniel Bishop (AU) wins via an 11-4 decision Dylan Butts (MSU) | 27-3 AU
285: Darrell Mason (MSU) wins via an 8-3 decision vs. Jarret Haglund (AU) | 27-6 AU