University of Mary 39, Southwest Minnesota State 3

Mustangs drop dual to No. 14 Umary

MARSHALL, Minn. – The No. 22 ranked Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team fell to No. 14 ranked University of Mary Marauders inside PE Gym by a final score of 39-3 on Saturday.

UMary jumped out to an early lead, winning 125 by fall, 133 by forfeit, 141 by decision and 149 by major decision.

The lone victory of the day for the Mustangs came at 157; Sean Howk defeated Lincoln Turman by 4-2 decision.

The Marauders won by decision at 165 and 174, won by fall at 174, tech fall at 184, decision at 197 and a 3-1 victory in the first tiebreaker overtime period at 285.

“Today was a great day to celebrate our seniors, but a tough loss for the team.” Said second-year head coach Chayse Jackson. “We are grateful for all of their fight, their effort, and the progress they have helped us make. These seniors have helped our team to be nationally ranked in back to back years. Thank you seniors. For everyone else, it’s time to learn, and move forward. More to come!”

UP NEXT – The Mustangs will travel to No. 5 St. Cloud on Thursday, Feb. 16, for their final dual of the season. After that final dual, the Mustangs will travel to Aberdeen, S.D., to compete at the Super Regionals on Saturday, Feb. 25.

University of Mary 39, Southwest Minnesota State 3
125- Jaden Verhagen (UMary) over Ben Emrich (SMSU) (Fall 3:18)
133- Reece Barnhardt (UMary) wins by forfeit
141- Laken Boese (UMary) over Hunter Pfantz (SMSU) (Dec 9-3)
149- Leo Mushinsky (UMary) over Tyler Soltau (SMSU) (MD 13-1)
157- Sean Howk (SMSU) over Lincoln Turman (UMary) (Dec 4-2)
165- Lucas Hodges (SMSU) over Brendan Barnes (Minot) (Dec 6-3)
174- Riley Noble (UMary) over Lucas Hodges (SMSU) (Dec 8-7)
184- Wyatt Lidberg (UMary) over Kevin Bostwick (SMSU) (TF 15-0 5:22)
197- Matt Kaylor (UMary) over Carter Marx (SMSU) (Dec 6-4)
285- Luke Tweeton (UMary) over Jacob Dykes (SMSU) (TB-1 3-1)

Extra Matches
184 – Sam Bruss (UMary) over Jace Paplow (SMSU) (Fall 1:39)
285 – Levi Malcolm (UMary) over German Fitzgerald (SMSU) (Fall 1:28)

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