MINNEAPOLIS — Winning 12 of 15 bouts, including 10 by bonus-point margins, the Augsburg University men’s wrestling team had another strong effort in a non-scored dual meet against Cornell College on Sunday afternoon at Si Melby Hall.
Augsburg wrestlers claimed five pins and five major decisions among the 12 wins over Cornell. Augsburg entered the match ranked No. 9 in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings.
Solomon Nielsen (SR, Luverne, Minn./Luverne HS), ranked No. 2 nationally at 174 pounds, improved to 5-0 on the season with his fourth bonus-point win, a 3:56 pin of Colin Honderd. Nielsen now has 25 pins among his 83 wins (83-18) in his college career.