Auggies compete at Wartburg Triangular

WAVERLY, Iowa — The Augsburg University women’s wrestling team dropped a pair of dual meets in a triangular meet at Wartburg College on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 31-16 decision to the host Knights and a 33-16 decision to William Penn University.

Augsburg, tied with Wartburg for the No. 13 spot in the latest NWCA women’s national rankings for NCAA teams, had seven wrestlers compete in the triangular with Wartburg and William Penn, the No. 11-ranked NAIA squad. Of the nine matches wrestled in the triangular, Augsburg won five, all by first-period pin.

Nina Makem (JR, Shakopee, Minn./Shakopee HS), ranked No. 4 nationally at 155 pounds, scored a pair of pins, topping Erika Peterson of Wartburg in 28 seconds and Kylee Eastwood of William Penn in 23 seconds. Now 16-1 on the season, Makem now has six pins in under 60 seconds this season and 12 in her career. Makem is now 72-13 in her collegiate career, with 17 pins and 40 technical falls among her career wins.

Autumn Flanigan (SR, Troy, Mo./Troy Buchanan HS) and Madison Horn (SR, Stillwater, Minn./Stillwater HS) each went 1-1 on the day, at 143 and 170 pounds, respectively, both claiming first-period pins in their victories.

Belle Huss (SO, Circle Pines, Minn./Centennial HS) claimed her first win of the season at 191 pounds with a 28-second pin against Wartburg.

FOR THE FOES
Wartburg collected wins on the mat in three of the five bouts wrestled with the Auggies, scoring one pin. William Penn had one win in the four bouts wrestled against Augsburg.

UP NEXT
Augsburg competes at the Augustana (Ill.) Quad Cities D3 Invitational next Friday and Saturday (2/2-3).

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024 – Waverly, Iowa
Official: Larry Wajda

No. 13 Wartburg (4-2) 31, No. 13 Augsburg (1-3) 16
101 — Gigi Gammell (AUG, 3-7) wins by forfeit (Augsburg 5-0)
109 — Hope Chiattelo (WAR) wins by forfeit (TIED 5-5)
116 — Afftynn Stusse (WAR) wins by forfeit (Wartburg 10-5)
123 — Khylie Wainwright (WAR) wins by forfeit (Wartburg 15-5)
130 — No. 4 Kylie Rule (WAR) wins by forfeit (Wartburg 20-5)
136 — Ali Russler (WAR) pinned Mikalah Konz (AUG, 0-6) 0:06 (Wartburg 25-5)
143 — Aniyah Kelly (WAR) dec. Autumn Flanigan (AUG, 4-3) 15-11 (Wartburg 28-6)
155 — No. 4 Nina Makem (AUG, 15-1) pinned Erika Peterson (WAR) 0:28 (Wartburg 28-11)
170 — Kami Senlycki (WAR) dec. Madison Horn (AUG, 5-6) 7-0 (Wartburg 31-11)
191 — Belle Huss (AUG, 1-0) pinned Emersen Smith (WAR) 0:28 (Wartburg 31-16)

No. 11 (NAIA) William Penn (3-5) 33, No. 13 Augsburg (1-4) 16
101 — No. 20 (NAIA) Teya Garner (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 5-0)
109 — Mia Palumbo (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 10-0)
116 — No. 16 (NAIA) Catherine Steinkamp (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 15-0)
123 — No. 19 Grecia Martinez (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 20-0)
130 — Alexis Cervantes (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 25-0)
136 — No. 1 (NAIA) Adaugo Nwachukwu (WPU) wins by forfeit (William Penn 30-0)
143 — Autumn Flanigan (AUG, 5-3) pinned Nadia Abdijanovic (WPU) 3:00 (William Penn 30-5)
155 — No. 4 Nina Makem (AUG, 16-1) pinned Kylee Eastwood (WPU) 0:23 (William Penn 30-10)
170 — Madison Horn (AUG, 6-6) pinned Kaylah Johnson (WPU) 2:31 (William Penn 30-15)
191 — Andrea Smith (WPU) dec. Melissa Jacobs (AUG, 7-9) 4-1 (William Penn 33-16)

Check out Auggies Women’s Wrestling at athletics.augsburg.edu.