Four Mavericks Take the Top of the Podium at Opens

Mavericks Travel to Auggie Open and Lindenwood Open for the Weekend

Mankato, Minn. – The Mavericks split squads this weekend, attending the Auggie Open in Minneapolis, Minn. and the Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Mo.

In the Freshman Bracket the at Auggie Open, 184-lb. freshman Grant Cook had two matches to take first place in the tournament. Cook had a quick first match with a fall in the first period at 1:28. In the championship match, Cook beat Daevon Vereen from Sioux Falls by a 9-8 decision.

Placing third in the freshman bracket were Brian Thilges and Makota Misgen. Thilges (184-lbs.) had two falls, one at 3:27 and another at 1:12 to finish 2-1 on the day. Misgen (285-lbs.) followed suit with two falls and a decision win to be atop the podium in third with a record of 3-1.

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Meunier and Cook Take Second Place at Luther Open

Minnesota State Boasts Seven Placers in Decorah, Iowa

Mankato, Minn. – Sophomore Caleb Meunier and freshman Grant Cook led the Elite and Silver Brackets at the Luther Open today in Decorah, Iowa with second place finishes.

Meunier breezed through his first two matches with a tech fall and fall at two minutes to start the day. With two more wins and then a loss in the final match, Meunier finished the day 4-1 and second on the podium.

Following in Meunier’s footsteps, Cook began the day with a major decision and a fall within the first period. After another win, Cook found himself in the championship match, and finally finished second at the end of the day.

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