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No. 10 Viking Wrestling Bests No. 21 Northern State

ABERDEEN, S.D.– No. 10 Augustana wrestling defeated No. 21 Northern State in a Thursday night NSIC dual. The Vikings totaled 23 team points and saw seven wrestlers earn victories. Augustana moves to 3-3 overall and 3-0 in NSIC action. Northern State was handed its first NSIC dual loss of the year as the Vikings own the most wins in the conference and are one of three unbeaten teams remaining.

The Wolves have two nationally ranked wrestlers in James Burks, ranked at No.5 at 157 pounds, and Wyatt Turnquist, who is ranked at No. 8 at 149 pounds.

Augustana has six nationally ranked wrestlers on its roster; Jaxson Rohman, ranked at No. 5 at 125 pounds, Jack Huffman, ranked at No.7 at 133 pounds, Brandon Carroll, ranked at No. 12 at 141 pounds, Cade Mueller, ranked at No. 7 at 174 pounds, Kolby Kost, ranked at No. 11 at 184 pounds and Steven Hajas, ranked at No. 7 at 285 pounds.

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Jackrabbits knock off No. 22 UNI

South Dakota State controlled the second half of its wrestling dual against 22nd-ranked Northern Iowa Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena, opening the Big 12 Conference portion of its schedule with a 27-13 victory.

The Jackrabbits, who won seven of 10 matches in the dual, improved to 5-1 overall. UNI dropped to 1-5 overall and 0-2 against Big 12 opponents.

Leading 9-7 at the intermission, Tanner Cook gave SDSU some added cushion with a first-period pin of Cayd Lara. Ranked 29th at 165 pounds, Cook’s pin was his ninth of the season.

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Minnesota Dismantles Northwestern in 31-9 Victory

MINNEAPOLIS – The Gophers displayed a commanding performance in their conference home debut on Sunday afternoon, as they won seven of ten matches and rolled to a 31-9 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats.

Sunday’s dual began at 157 pounds, where Brayton Lee received a forfeit to give the Gophers six points to start the dual, then Cael Carlson earned six points of his own the old-fashioned way by getting the fall against Northwestern’s Erich Byelick in the second period to put the Gophers up 12-0.

Bailee O’Reilly kept the Gophers rolling by knocking off a ranked opponent in No. 18 Troy Fisher via a 9-5 decision victory. Sam Skillings followed that up with his first career dual victory by taking a 4-2 decision against Jon Halvorsen.

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Minnesota Falls in Road Tilt to Top-Ranked Hawkeyes

The Gophers fall to 1-2 on the season as head back home to host Northwestern on Sunday

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Minnesota wrestling program fell to the top-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena by a score of 22-10 on Friday evening. The Gophers won three out of ten matches in the dual.

Action got started at 165 pounds as Cael Carlson got the start against fourth-ranked Marinelli. Carlson opened the match up with the first takedown, but Marinelli came back and secured the winning takedown in the final minute to secure the decision.

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Augsburg 5th at NWCA National Duals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Augsburg University women’s wrestling team finished in fifth place in the NCAA division at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals, held Thursday and Friday at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

Augsburg went 2-2 in pool play. On Thursday, No. 6-ranked Augsburg opened its run with a 27-18 win over Wisconsin-Stevens Point but dropped a 27-19 decision to No. 7-ranked Tiffin (Ohio). The Auggies finished Thursday with a 32-6 win over Limestone (S.C.).

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