Gopher Wrestling Weekend Results

Go Gophers!
Scott Schiller was defeated by Taylor Meeks from Oregon State on Saturday.

Go Gophers!
Scott Schiller was defeated by Taylor Meeks from Oregon State on Saturday.
Go Gophers!

Nov. 4, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The University of Minnesota wrestling team had an eventful weekend as the Golden Gophers had student-athletes that participated in two competitions over the weekend. 

Tony Nelson and Scott Schiller traveled to George Mason University in Fairfax, VA to participate in the 2013 NWCA All-Star Classic at the Patriot Center on Saturday evening.

Top-ranked Nelson was able to defeat Northwestern's Mike McMullan in a rematch of last year's NCAA finals match at heavyweight. Nelson earned a 2-1 tiebreaker victory. No. 2 at 197 pounds, Schiller was unable to defeat No. 1 Taylor Meeks of Oregon State where he dropped a 6-4 match to Meeks. 

Complete results from the 2013 NWCA All-Star Classic:

Showcase Match Results:
WFS 121: Helen Maroulis (USA) tech. fall Marcia Andrades (Venezuela), 8-0
WFS 211: Kyle Snyder (USA) tech. fall Yiannis Narlidis (Canada), 10-0
125: David Terao (American) dec. No. 1 (DIII) Chris Donaldson (Ursinus), 7-5 
149: Sahid Kargbo (George Mason) pinned Luke Bilyeu (West Chester), 5:33

Main Event Match Results:
125: No. 3 Nahshon Garrett (Cornell) dec. No. 5 Jarrod Patterson (Oklahoma), 6-1 SV
133: No. 10 Mason Beckman (Lehigh) dec. No. 4 A.J. Schopp (Edinboro), 5-1
157: No. 10 Joey Napoli (Lehigh) dec. No. 13 Nestor Taffur (Boston U.), 2-1
184: No. 3 Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland) dec. No. 5 Jake Swartz (Boise State), 3-1 SV
197: No. 1 Taylor Meeks (Oregon State) dec. No. 2 Scott Schiller (Minnesota), 6-4 SV
285: No. 1 Tony Nelson (Minnesota) dec. No. 2 Mike McMullan (Northwestern), 2-1 TB
165: No. 1 David Taylor (Penn State) maj. dec. No. 4 Michael Moreno (Iowa State), 13-2
174: No. 1 Andrew Howe (Oklahoma) dec. No. 3 Matt Brown (Penn State), 4-3
141: No. 1 (at 133) Tony Ramos (Iowa) dec. No. 3 Devin Carter (Virginia Tech), 5-3 SV
149: No. 1 (at 141) Logan Stieber (Ohio State) dec. No. 1 Kendric Maple (Oklahoma), 6-4 TB

On Sunday morning, a number of Gopher wrestlers traveled to compete at South Dakota State University in the Warren Williams/Daktronics Open.  Brett Pfarr, Jake Short, Michael Kroells, Chris Pfarr, Congrad Rangell, Nate Thomas and Josh Shupe all competed for the Gophers. 

Complete results from the 2013 Daktronics Open:

Trackwrestling 

Open – 125
1st: Joshua Rodriguez (NDSU) won by decision over Tim Lambert (Nebraska) (Dec 3-1)
3rd: Barlow McGhee (Missouri) won by decision over Zach Synon (Missouri) (Dec 4-3)
5th: Shawn Nagel (Nebraska) won by fall over Anthony Bruno (Northern State University) (Fall 2:24)
7th: Isaac Andrade (SDSU) won by injury default over Tj North (Augustana) (Inj. 0:00)

Open – 133
1st: Matt Manley (Missouri) won by decision over Jordan Northrup (Northern Ill.) (Dec 3-0)
3rd: Ben Morgan (Nebraska) won by major decision over Justin Reinsma (SMSU) (Maj 14-4)
5th: Austin Roper (Missouri) won by decision over Nathaniel Thomas (Minnesota) (Dec 4-1)
7th: Cole Baumgartner (Missouri) won by decision over Brance Simms (SDSU) (Dec 5-0)

Open – 141
1st: Trevor Jauch (Missouri) won by decision over Anthony Abidin (Nebraska) (Dec 5-3)
3rd: Tony DeAngelo (Missouri) won by decision over Kevin Fanta (Northern Ill.) (Dec 11-6)
5th: Mitchell Bengtson (NDSU) won by injury default over Alex Bridgeford (Unattached) (Inj. 0:00)
7th: Jacob Anderson (Augustana) won by decision over Lavion Mayes (Missouri) (Dec 13-12)

Open – 149
1st: Drake Houdashelt (Missouri) won by decision over Jake Sueflohn (Nebraska) (Dec 9-3)
3rd: Jake Short (Minnesota) won by decision over Alex Kocer (SDSU) (Dec 6-4)
5th: Blake Pepper (Missouri) won by forfeit over Shawn Hatlestad (Augustana) (FF)
7th: Tyler Weyer (NDSU) won by forfeit over Dalton Moran (SDSU) (FF)

Open – 157
1st: James Green (Nebraska) won by injury default over Kyle Bradley (Missouri) (Inj. 0:00)
3rd: Cody Pack (SDSU) won by decision over Joseph LaVallee (Missouri) (Dec 3-1)
5th: Andrew Morse (Northern Ill.) won by tech fall over Matt Lemanowicz (Missouri) (TF 16-0)
7th: Colin Holler (SDSU) won by decision over Codie Lane (SMSU) (Dec 10-7)

Open – 165
1st: Zach Toal (Missouri) won by major decision over Jordan Gagliano (Missouri) (Maj 15-3)
3rd: Joseph Brewster (SDSU) won by decision over Brandon Wilbourn (Nebraska) (Dec 3-1)
5th: Tim Miklus (Unattached) won by fall over Sam Bennett (Northern Ill.) (Fall 2:42)
7th: Sterling Terry (Midland) won by fall over Trace Engelkes (Northern Ill.) (Fall 1:16)

Open – 174
1st: Robert Kokesh (Nebraska) won by major decision over Mike England (Missouri) (Maj 13-3)
3rd: Cody Johnston (Missouri) won by fall over McCoy Newberg (Nebraska) (Fall 1:52)
5th: Michael Joseph (Minnesota State University-Moorhead) won by decision over Matt Mougin (Northern Ill.) (Dec 8-3)
7th: Parker VonEgidy (Missouri) won by forfeit over Tiger Paasch (Minot State University) (FF)

Open – 184
1st: John Eblen (Missouri) won by decision over Brett Pfarr (Minnesota) (Dec 5-1)
3rd: T.J. Dudley (Nebraska) won by decision over Aaron Studebaker (Nebraska) (Dec 9-4)
5th: Aero Amo (Augustana) won by forfeit over Bruce `Bj` Toal (Missouri) (FF)
7th: Sean Derry (Augustana) won by fall over Matt Seabold (SDSU) (Fall 6:19)

Open – 197
1st: J`Den Cox (Missouri) won by major decision over Shawn Scott (Northern Ill.) (Maj 14-4)
3rd: Spencer Johnson (Nebraska) won by decision over Willie Miklus (Missouri) (Dec 3-2)
5th: Tommy Petersen (NDSU) won by decision over Parker Settecase (Northern Ill.) (Dec 7-4)
7th: Bryce Fisher (Iowa Central CC) won by decision over Eugene Martin (Unattached) (Dec 5-2)

Open – 285
1st: Collin Jensen (Nebraska) won by decision over Devon Mellon (Missouri) (Dec 7-3)
3rd: Michael Kroells (Minnesota) won by decision over Cole Wilson (SMSU) (Dec 6-0)
5th: Jared Torrence (Northern Ill.) won by decision over J.j. Everard (SDSU) (Dec 8-3)
7th: Nyle Bartling (Nebraska) won by decision over Lonnie Brown (Midland) (Dec 8-1)

The Gophers will open the regular season this coming weekend at the Bison Open in Fargo, North Dakota.