MVC Men's Wrestling Competes at NAIA National Duals

Posted January 11, 2014

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MVC MEN’S WRESTLING COMPETES AT THE NWCA NAIA NATIONAL DUALS

 

Marshall, Mo. (January 11, 2014)- The No. 3 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team competed in day one of the NWCA NAIA National Duals in Des Moines, Iowa Saturday. The Vikings opened the event with a first round victory over No. 19 Dickinson State (N.D.) by a 34-10 team score. The Vikings followed that up in the second round against No. 7 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and lost by a 24-19 team score. The second round defeat moved MVC into the consolation bracket against No. 17 Baker University where the Vikings won the dual 28-14.

 

Against Dickinson State the Vikings won eight of the 10 dual matches, to win the dual 34-10:

125 pounds- No. 6 Sophomore Ryan Stearns (Williston, Vt.) defeated Deshun Haynes in a 4-2 decision.

133 pounds- No. 15 Sophomore Todd Brackett (Farmington, Mo.) defeated Matt Chambers in a 9-3 decision.

141 pounds- Freshman Daniel Rivera (Houston, Texas) defeated Seth Ehlang in a 6-3 decision.

149 pounds- No. 1 Sophomore Jake Ekster (Houston, Texas) defeated Manny Reyes in a third period pin.

157 pounds- Junior Jared Sterling (Tacoma, Wash.) lost to No. 6 Tyler Johnson by a 13-3 major decision.

165 pounds- No. 9 Junior Nico Martinez (Ontario, Ore.) defeated No. 13 Jon Solano by an 8-3 decision.

174 pounds- No. 8 Junior Riley Boomer (Sheridan, Mich.) defeated Jesse Carney by an 11-3 major decision.

184 pounds- Sophomore Brett Bader (Farmington, Mo.) lost to No. 9 Lane Oversen in a first period pin.

197 pounds- No. 2 Senior Josh Manu (North Providence, R.I.) defeated No. 7 Jesse Hellinger in a first period pin.

285 pounds- No. 8 Junior Daniel Mueller (Collinsville, Ill.) defeated Meyer Bohn in a third period pin.

 

Against Lindsey Wilson the Vikings were defeated by a 24-19 score:

125 pounds- No. 12 Junior Logan Welch (Lexington, Mo.) lost to Myron Bradbury by an 8-0 major decision.

133 pounds- No. 15 Sophomore Todd Brackett (Farmington, Mo.) was pinned by Keaton Thomas in the first round.

141 pounds- No. 15 Junior Brian Bitney (Puyallup, Wash.) lost to No. 3 Wismit Moinius by a 15-2 major decision.

149 pounds- No. 1 Sophomore Jake Ekster (Houston, Texas) defeated No. 8 Isaac Thomas by a 13-4 major decision.

157 pounds- No. 16 Sophomore Dylan King (Hamilton, Mo.) lost to No. 1 Joe Cozart in a 2-1 decision.

165 pounds- No. 9 Junior Nico Martinez (Ontario, Ore.) lost to Mitchell Judkins in a 4-2 decision.

174 pounds- No. 8 Junior Riley Boomer (Sheridan, Mich.) defeated Erick Gomez in a 9-6 decision.

184 pounds- Sophomore Brett Bader (Farmington, Mo.) lost to No. 1 Jameel Bryant by a 14-2 major decision.

197 pounds- No. 2 Senior Josh Manu (North Providence, R.I.) won by forfeit.

285 pounds- No. 3 Sophomore Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.) defeated Jonathan Hupp in a first round pin.

 

Against Baker University the Vikings won seven the ten dual matches to win the dual 28-14:

125-pounds- No. 12 Junior Logan Welch (Lexington, Mo.) defeated No. 13 Alan Callahan in a second period pin

133-pounds No. 15 Sophomore Todd Brackett (Farmington, Mo.) lost to No. 6 Bryce Shoemaker in a second period pin.

141 pounds No. 15 Junior Brian Bitney (Puyallup, Wash.) lost to Joel Hood in a 5-2 decision.

149 pounds- No. 1 Sophomore Jake Ekster (Houston, Texas) defeated Connor Middleton in a 3-1 decision.

157 pounds- No. 16 Sophomore Dylan King (Hamilton, Mo.) defeated Aaron Seybold in a 16-7 major decision.

165 pounds- No. 9 Junior Nico Martinez (Ontario, Ore.) defeated No. 11 Jakob Price in a 9-3 decision.

174 pounds- No. 8 Riley Boomer (Sheridan, Mich.) defeated No. 4 Parker Owen in a 9-3 decision.

184 pounds- Sophomore Brett Bader (Farmington, Mo.) lost to Bryant Guillen in a first period pin.

197 pounds- No. 2 Senior Josh Manu (North Providence, R.I.) defeated John Hambleton in a 2-1 decision.

285 pounds- No. 3 Sophomore Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.) defeated Beau Bennett in a first period pin.

 

The Vikings will continue action at the National Duals a consolation semifinal matchup with No. 2 Montana State University-Northern.

 

 

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