EAD, Minn. — No. 10 Augustana wrestling defeated MSU Moorhead in an NSIC conference dual on Saturday afternoon. The Vikings saw 8 wrestlers earn victories in the dual. AU moves to 5-3 overall and remains undefeated in NSIC action, one of two undefeated teams in league action.
Freshman Jaxson Rohman started the dual with a fall in the first period. Rohman, competing at 125 pounds, is ranked at No. 4 in the nation for his weight class. The win brings Rohman to 11-1 overall this season.
Brayden Curry, wrestling at 141 pounds, won by way of a 4-2 decision. Curry’s record improves to 5-4 overall this season.
Kage Lenger earned a win at 149 pounds over his MSU Moorhead opponent. Lenger used two takedowns and earned an escape point in the 6-1 decision victory.
Hunter Burnett, competing at 157 pounds, recorded five takedowns, an escape point, and a point for riding time to get the major decision victory over his opponent.
Miles Fitzgerald put the Vikings up to 19 team points in the 165-pound match. Fitzgerald’s two takedowns and escape point helped him to the victory and his overall record improves to 15-3.
At 174 pounds, Dylan Schuck bested his opponent to win by a 6-2 decision. Schuck’s two takedowns and one reversal helped him to the victory.
Daniel Bishop, wrestling at 197 pounds, defeated his opponent by a 12-3 major decision. Bishop recorded two four-point nearfalls and two reversals in the match.
Steven Hajas, competing at 285 pounds, saw the last victory of the dual by way of a 6-4 decision. Hajas logged two escape points and a two-point nearfall. A penalty point brought Hajas up to six in the third period.
Up Next: The Dragons will host No. 8 Parkside on Sunday at 2 p.m to conclude their home season. Augustana travels to North Dakota for matchups with Minot State on Saturday and UMary on Sunday. Both events are slated for 2 p.m.
No. 10 Augustana 29, MSU-Moorhead 12
125: Jaxson Rohman (AUG) over Clayson Mele (MSUM) (Fall 2:15)
133: Cole Jones (MSUM) over (AUG) (For.)
141: Brayden Curry (AUG) over Hunter Hayes (MSUM) (Dec 4-2)
149: Kage Lenger (AUG) over Gunnar Mogen (MSUM) (Dec 6-1)
157: Hunter Burnett (AUG) over Jacob Thomas (MSUM) (MD 12-2)
165: Miles Fitzgerald (AUG) over Braydon Ortloff (MSUM) (Dec 6-1)
174: Dylan Schuck (AUG) over Justin Dravis (MSUM) (Dec 6-2)
184: Gage Roaldson (MSUM) over Danny Reynolds (AUG) (Fall 5:40)
197: Daniel Bishop (AUG) over Steven Abbott (MSUM) (MD 12-3)
285: Steven Hajas (AUG) over Samuel Grove (MSUM) (Dec 5-4)