No. 14 Augustana Falls at No. 10 Upper Iowa
FAYETTE, Iowa–The No. 14 Viking wrestling team saw two individual victories in a 30-11 loss at No. 10 Upper Iowa on Saturday afternoon. Augustana’s victories were in the 125 and 149-pound weight classes. AU falls to 6-9 overall and 2-3 in the NSIC.
Jaxson Rohman earned the first victory of the dual at 125 pounds with a win over UIU’s Colby Lopez. Rohman led 8-1 after the first three minutes of action, logging two takedowns and a four-point nearfall. The sophomore added a takedown, a two-point nearfall, and a penalty point in the second period to bring his total to 13. Rohman ended the match at 5:47 with another takedown and an escape in the third period.
At 149 pounds, Connor Simmonds won by fall at 4:47 to add six team points to the Vikings’ score. Simmonds recorded a single takedown in the second period prior to the pin.
Upper Iowa 30 Augustana 11
125: No. 8 Jaxson Rohman (AUG) over Colby Lopez (UIU) (TF 16-1 5:47)
133: Kaden Anderlik (UIU) over John Babineau (AUG) (TF 16-1 4:08)
141: No. 4 Tate Murty (UIU) over Kade Sammons (AUG) (Dec 8-2)
149: Connor Simmonds (AUG) over Ethen Doty (UIU) (Fall 4:47)
157: Eric Faught (UIU) over No. 10 Miles Fitzgerald (AUG) (Dec 6-3)
165: No. 2 Chase Luensman (UIU) over (AUG) (For.)
174: Cael Meyer (UIU) over No. 7 Kolby Kost (AUG) (Dec 9-5)
184: Cameron Lopez (UIU) over Jacob Tvinnereim (AUG) (MD 13-5)
197: Dalton Hahn (UIU) over Max Ramberg (AUG) (Dec 14-8)
285: No. 10 Zach Ryg (UIU) over Zach Peterson (AUG) (Dec 3-0)
Augustana returns to the Elmen Center on Friday to host the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers. The dual is slated for 7 p.m. and is Youth Wrestling & Vikings Kids Club Night.
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