Auggie women’s wrestlers sweep triangular

MINNEAPOLIS — The No. 5-ranked Augsburg University women’s wrestling team claimed a pair of dual-meet victories over NAIA programs on Saturday, topping No. 16-ranked Iowa Wesleyan University 29-15 and the No. 13-ranked University of Jamestown 34-2.

Against Iowa Wesleyan, the Auggies and Tigers split the four competitive bouts, with Augsburg claiming four forfeits at the end of the match to claim the dual victory.

Against Jamestown, Augsburg won all six competitive matches and recorded three forfeits, while also winning three of four exhibitions.

Gabby Skidmore (JR, Spooner, Wis./Cumberland HS) claimed a pair of pins at 123 pounds to improve to 11-2 on the season. Against IWU’s Zoe Smith, Skidmore rallied from a 7-0 first-period deficit with a four-point throw early in the second period, converting it into a pin in 3:56. She then scored a 37-second exhibition pin over Jamestown’s Arianna Marrufo.

Top-ranked 109-pounder Emily Shilson (JR, Maple Grove, Minn./Mounds View HS) improved to 13-0 with a pair of first-period technical falls, topping No. 11-ranked Mia Palumbo of Iowa Wesleyan in 2:03, and dispatching Jamestown’s Samantha Weeks in 37 seconds.

Against Jamestown, No. 3-ranked 143-pounder Katie Lange (FY, Sherburn, Minn./Martin County West) used a takedown and a pair of four-point throws to claim a 10-0 technical fall in 58 seconds over Emma Mielke, improving to 18-1 on the season.

No. 3-ranked 155-pounder Augsburg’s Marlynne Deede (JR, Springville, Utah/Springville HS) improved to 15-3 on the season with a 33-second, 10-0 technical fall win over Haley Ulroan. She claimed a takedown, then converted four back exposures for the quick victory.

No. 5-ranked 136-pounder Nina Makem (FY, Shakopee, Minn./Shakopee HS) improved to 19-4 on the season with a 14-6 decision over Jamestown’s No. 10-ranked 130-pounder, Allie Baudhuin.

Autumn Flanigan (SO, Troy, Mo./Troy Buchanan HS) built a 6-0 lead on a four-point throw and two-point back exposure in the opening minute of her 130-pound match with Jamestown’s No. 11-ranked 136-pounder Luisita Jara, and held on for a 10-3 decision, improving to 11-5 on the year.

Charlotte Kouyoumtjian (FY, Porterville, Calif./Monache HS) claimed a takedown five seconds into her 123-pound bout with Jamestown’s Marissa Burt, then quickly recorded four back exposures to score a 44-second, 10-0 technical fall over Jamestown’s Marissa Burt, improving her season record to 9-7.

At 136, Sierra Brown Ton (JR, Allen, Texas/Einstein HS) split a pair of pins, scoring a first-period pin over Jamestown’s Baudhuin.

UP NEXT: Augsburg returns to action at the Grand View (Iowa) Open next Saturday (2/5) at 9 a.m.

Augsburg 29, Iowa Wesleyan 15
Iowa Wesleyan 28, Jamestown (N.D.) 5
Augsburg 34, Jamestown (N.D.) 2

TEAM RECORDS: Augsburg 7-2, Iowa Wesleyan 1-8, Jamestown (N.D.) 0-2

Saturday, January 29, 2022 – Si Melby Hall, Minneapolis, Minn.
Official: Rob Crowe

No. 5 (NCAA) Augsburg 29, No. 16 (NAIA) Iowa Wesleyan 15
101 – No. 4 Alaina Sunlin (IWU, 17-1) wins by forfeit (IOWA WESLEYAN 5-0)
109 – No. 1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 11-0) tech. fall No. 11 Mia Palumbo (IWU, 5-4) 10-0 at 2:03 (IOWA WESLEYAN 5-4)
116 – Double forfeit
123 – Gabby Skidmore (AUG, 10-2) pinned Zoi Smith (IWU, 8-8) 3:56 (AUGSBURG 9-5)
130 – No. 8 Joanna Vanderwood (IWU, 19-9) pinned Autumn Flanigan (AUG, 10-5) 4:35 (IOWA WESLEYAN 10-9)
136 – No. 20 Destiny Campbell (IWU, 12-3) pinned Sierra Brown Ton (AUG, 1-1) 2:08 (IOWA WESLEYAN 15-9)
143 – No. 3 Katie Lange (AUG, 17-1) wins by forfeit (IOWA WESLEYAN 15-14)
155 – No. 3 Marlynne Deede (AUG, 14-3) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 19-15)
170 – Madison Horn (AUG, 7-9) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 24-15)
191 – Faith Tuttle (AUG, 12-4) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 29-15)

No. 16 (NAIA) Iowa Wesleyan 28, No. 13 (NAIA) Jamestown 5
101 – No. 4 Alaina Sunlin (IWU, 18-1) wins by forfeit (IOWA WESLEYAN 5-0)
109 – No. 11 Mia Palumbo (IWU, 6-4) wins by forfeit (IOWA WESLEYAN 10-0)
116 – Double forfeit
123 – Zoi Smith (IWU, 9-8) tech. fall Marissa Burt (JAM, 0-3) 10-0 at 4:09 (IOWA WESLEYAN 14-0)
130 – No. 8 Joanna Vanderwood (IWU, 20-9) pinned No. 10 Allie Baudhuin (JAM, 2-5) 4:03 (IOWA WESLEYAN 19-0)
136 – No. 20 Destiny Campbell (IWU, 13-3) pinned No. 11 Luisita Jara (JAM, 4-5) 4:37 (IOWA WESLEYAN 24-0)
143 – Emma Mielke (JAM, 1-2) wins by forfeit (IOWA WESLEYAN 24-5)
155 – Abi Archibald (IWU, 1-0) tech. fall Haley Ulroan (JAM, 2-4) 10-0 at 3:25 (IOWA WESLEYAN 28-5)
170 – Double forfeit
191 – Double forfeit
EXHIBITION 109 – No. 11 Mia Palumbo (IWU, 7-4) tech. fall Samantha Weeks (JAM, 3-3) 11-0 at 3:23
EXHIBITION 123 – Arianna Marrufo (JAM) tech. fall Zoi Smith (IWU, 8-9) 10-0 at 1:49

No. 5 (NCAA) Augsburg 34, No. 13 (NAIA) Jamestown 2
101 – Double forfeit
109 – No. 1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 12-0) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 5-0)
EXHIBITION 109 – No. 1 Emily Shilson (AUG, 13-0) tech. fall Samantha Weeks (JAM, 3-4) 10-0 at 0:37
116 – Double forfeit
123 – Charlotte Kouyoumtijan (AUG, 9-7) tech. fall Marissa Burt (JAM, 0-4) 10-0 at 0:44 (AUGSBURG 10-0)
EXHIBITION 123 – Gabby Skidmore (AUG, 11-2) pinned Arianna Marrufo (JAM) 0:37
130 – Autumn Flanigan (AUG, 11-5) dec. No. 11 (@136) Luisita Jara (JAM, 4-6) 10-3 (AUGSBURG 13-1)
136 – No. 5 Nina Makem (AUG, 19-4) dec. No. 10 (@130) Allie Baudhuin (JAM, 2-6) 14-6 (AUGSBURG 16-2)
143 – No. 3 Katie Lange (AUG, 18-1) tech. fall Emma Mielke (JAM, 1-2) 10-0 at 0:58 (AUGSBURG 20-2)
155 – No. 3 Marlynne Deede (AUG, 15-3) tech. fall Haley Ulroan (JAM, 2-5) 10-0 at 0:33 (AUGSBURG 24-2)
170 – Madison Horn (AUG, 8-9) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 29-2)
191 – Faith Tuttle (AUG, 13-4) wins by forfeit (AUGSBURG 34-2)
EXHIBITION 191 – Agatha Andrews (JAM) pinned Lay Reid (AUG, 0-5) 0:48
EXHIBITION 136 – Sierra Brown Ton (AUG, 2-1) pinned No. 10 (130) Allie Baudhuin (JAM, 2-6) 1:56

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