Augustana 27 Minot State 12

Vikings Take Down Minot State

MINOT, N.D.–No. 10 Augustana wrestling defeated the Minot State Beavers on Saturday with a final score of 27-12. The Vikings saw seven wrestlers get victories in the NSIC dual. Augustana holds an overall record of 6-3 and remains undefeated in conference action.

Jack Huffman logged a fall at 1:37 in the first period, adding six team points to Augustana’s total. Prior to the fall, Huffman recorded one takedown.

Competing at 141 pounds, Brayden Curry used one takedown and one escape in his 4-1 decision win. Curry moves to 6-4 on the season overall.

Hunter Burnett, wrestling at 149 pounds, recorded two takedowns and earned three escape points in a 13-7 decision victory. Burnett tallied three team points for Augustana.

Tyler Wagener got his fifth dual victory of the season against his Minot State opponent. Wagener’s two takedowns and one escape propelled him to a 5-2 decision win.

Miles Fitzgerald earned a victory at 165 pounds for the Vikings. Fitzgerald logged two takedowns, a two-point nearfall, and two escapes to best his MSU opponent and get the 8-3 decision victory.

At 174 pounds, Cade Mueller pinned his opponent just 35 seconds into the match to put Augustana up six more points. Mueller’s fall is his third of the season.

Kolby Kost, wrestling at 184 pounds, recorded a sudden victory in overtime with a takedown to bring his score to three.

Up Next: The Vikings travel to Bismarck, North Dakota, tomorrow for a conference dual against UMary. The bout is slated for 2 p.m.

Augustana 27 Minot State 12
125: Oscar Nellis (MINOT) over No. 4 Jaxson Rohman (AUG) (Dec 4-2)
133: No. 6 Jack Huffman (AUG) over Brandon Meikel (MINOT) (Fall 1:37)
141: Brayden Curry (AUG) over Kelby Armstrong (MINOT) (Dec 4-1)
149: Hunter Burnett (AUG) over Shadi Mitwalli (MINOT) (Dec 13-7)
157: Tyler Wagener (AUG) over Nathan Baca (MINOT) (Dec 5-2)
165: Miles Fitzgerald (AUG) over Cannon Potts (MINOT) (Dec 8-3)
174: No. 7 Cade Mueller (AUG) over Austin Frantzich (MINOT) (Fall 0:35)
184: No. 12 Kolby Kost (AUG) over Keegan Berry (MINOT) (SV-1 3-1)
197: Dustin Swisher (MINOT) over Daniel Bishop (AUG) (Fall 1:27)
285: Jordan Will (MINOT) over No. 8 Steven Hajas (AUG) (Dec 2-0)

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