Southwest Minnesota State 20, MSU-Moorhead 15

Dragon Wrestlers Fall to SMSU in Final Regular-Season Dual, 20-15

MARSHALL, Minn. – The Minnesota State Moorhead wrestling team battled back from an early 13-0 deficit to climb within one but came up short against Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday, dropping a 20-15 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference dual in Marshall, Minn.

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Dragons Hit the Road to Face Augustana and SMSU

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team will aim to get back in the win column this week as it competes in a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches on the road. MSUM will compete at No. 15-ranked Augustana (7 p.m.) on Wednesday and at Southwest Minnesota State (3 p.m.) on Saturday to wrap up the dual-meet portion of its season.

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Concordia 24, MSU-Moorhead 6

Dragons Drop 24-6 Decision at Rival Concordia

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In a battle of crosstown rivals, Concordia-Moorhead won the final seven matches on its way to a 24-6 win over Minnesota State University Moorhead in a nonconference wrestling dual Tuesday night at Memorial Auditorium in Moorhead, Minn.

MSUM fell to 8-6 in duals, while Concordia, which is ranked No. 24 in Division III, improved to 6-5.

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Upper Iowa 28, MSU-Moorhead 6

No. 6 Upper Iowa Takes Down Dragon Wrestlers, 28-6

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team came up short against No. 6-ranked Upper Iowa in a dual on Saturday, dropping a 28-6 decision at Alex Nemzek Hall in Moorhead, Minn.

The Dragons fell to 8-5 overall and 3-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference with the loss, while Upper Iowa improved to 9-3 overall and 5-1 in the league.

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Vega’s First Season Going Solo

MOORHEAD, Minn. — While watching WWF wrestling on T.V., twin brothers Anthony and Angel Vega would move their parent’s couches and practice jumping off and slamming each other in their living room. Once they reached the 8th grade they were excited to show off their moves at practice when they discovered there wasn’t even a ring, and that their favorite moves were not allowed in scholastic wrestling.

Now, Angel has left his home in Calif., and is competing on MSUM’s wrestling team for the first time without his brother. Brothers, who have always competed together, went their separate ways to identify themselves as athletes. Continue reading at msumdragons.com