SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU travels to Buena Vista Open this Saturday

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team prepares to travel to the Buena Vista Open this Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa, to compete in the fourth open of the season.

SMSU head coach Jesse Nelson is expecting 18 wrestlers to compete during the open which is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

The Mustangs (0-1, 0-1 NSIC) opened the conference season on Nov. 20 to face defending national champions, St. Cloud State.

SMSU competed in three opens prior to this weekend in which SMSU placed a season-high 12 wrestlers at the Augsburg Open on Nov. 23.

Cole Hennen (184), Jackson Ryan (197), and Gage Wevley (285) all placed second for SMSU while Ben Thompson (197) and Nathan Moore (157) were named consolation champions.

Southwest Minnesota State will continue Northern Sun action traveling to Upper Iowa on Thursday, Dec. 12, a 7 p.m. in Dorman Gymnasium.

Mustangs at the Buena Vista Open

125- Patrick Baumgardner

125- Hunter Pfantz

133- Brock Buysse

141- Justin Sampson

149- Robert Shields

149- Jordan Peterson

149- Lucas Hodges (Unattached)

149- Tyler Soltau (Unattached)

157- Nathan Moore

157- Sean Howk (Unattached)

165- Kevin Bostwick

174- Hayden Voxland

174- Carter Marx (Unattached)

184- Cole Hennen

197- Ben Thompson

197- Jackson Ryan

197- Jacob Dykes

285- Andrew Petersen

285- Gage Wevley

285- Neil Hanson

285- Dillon McEachran

— Content courtesy

of SMSU Athletic



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