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Jeff Kolpack, Published December 14 2009

College wrestling: Bison get pushed around at duals, MSUM goes 0-3

North Dakota State got a good helping of the Pac-10 Conference and it didn’t smell good. Getting skunked never does.

Oregon State blanked NDSU ending a mostly-disappointing day for the Bison wrestlers at the four-team Dakota Duals. The Bison beat Minnesota State Moorhead 36-12, but lost a winnable match 23-16 against Northern Illinois.

OSU was at another level. Dec. 13 has not been good to the Bison the last two years – they were shut out exactly one year ago at Iowa State.

“They out-horsed us,” said NDSU head coach Bucky Maughan. “They could outmuscle us. That’s a pretty good wrestling team.”

The Bison are off until after the Christmas break and are still searching for an answer at 133 pounds. NDSU forfeited it on Sunday and Maughan said he may look to a freshman after the holiday.

The Bison dug a quick hole against the Beavers. Jason Lara pinned Justin Solberg in the first period at 125 pounds followed by the forfeit at 133.

The dual was just a few minutes old and already it was 12-0. That’s not going to get it done against a team that has five ranked wrestlers.

“We’re behind right off the bat,” Maughan said. “They’re a way better team than we are.”

That wasn’t the case against NIU. The Bison had key losses in the middle weights, yet, Kenny Moenkedick’s 5-1 win at 184 pounds gave the Bison a 16-14 lead. It lasted less than a minute.

Scott Penny pinned Drew Ross at 197 pounds and the Huskies led 20-16.

The Division II Dragons, meanwhile, got a good dose of better competition. They lost to Northern Illinois 41-9 and Oregon State 48-0.

“It was a tough day but we knew that coming in,” said MSUM head coach Kris Nelson. “My main thing was that we go out there, wrestle aggressive and hustle. In the NDSU match, I thought we were really flat.”

The Dragons did get two pins from heavyweight Tim Johnson. And Nelson said the effort from his team was better as the day wore on.

“It didn’t show it in the score, but as a coach, I could tell we were working harder,” Nelson said.

Oregon State 42, NDSU 0

125: Jason Lara, OSU, pinned Justin Solberg, 3:34

133: Kelly Kubec, OSU, won by forfeit.

141: Mike Mangrum, OSU, dec. Ryan Adams, 13-8.

149: R.J. Pena, OSU, dec. Andrey Patselov, 6-4.

157: Keegan Davis, OSU, dec. Vince Salminen, 13-5.

165: Jon Brascetta, OSU, dec. Tyler Johnson, 5-3.

174: Colby Covington, OSU, pinned Mac Stoll, 2:25

184: Ty Vinson, OSU, dec. Kenny Moenkedick, 4-1

197: Chad Hanke, OSU, dec. Drew Ross, 16-11

Hwt: Clayton Jack, OSU, tech. fall over Joe Arthur, 16-0

Northern Illinois 23, NDSU 16

125: Just Solberg, NDSU, dec. Izzy Montemayor, 9-3

133: Tristen DeShazer, NIU, won by forfeit

141: Ryan Adams, NDSU, dec. Pat McLemore, 14-6

149: Andrey Patselov, NDSU, dec. Dan Ruettiger, 6-4

157: Bryan Deutch, NIU, dec. Vince Salminen, 18-7

165: John Odeen, NIU, dec. Tyler Johnson, 11-2

174: Mac Stoll, NDSU, dec. Mason True, 9-3

184: Kenny Moenkedick, NDSU, dec. Derrick Yant, 5-1

197: Scott Penny, NIU, pinned Drew Ross, 1:43

Hwt: Dakota Greenhaw, NIU, dec. Joe Arthur, 4-1

NDSU 36, MSUM 12

125: Justin Solberg, NDSU, pinned Corey Ulmer, 2:09

133: Evan Forde, MSUM, won by forfeit

141: Ryan Adams, NDSU. dec. Brady Schneeberger, 15-5

149: Andrey Patselov, NDSU, dec. Derek Bomstad, 14-7

157: Vince Salminen, NDSU, dec. Tallen Wald, 7-2

165: Tyler Johnson, NDSU, dec. Tyler Kivel, 19-7

174: Mac Stoll, NDSU, dec. Jacob McLean, 16-3

184: Kenny Moenkedick, NDSU, pinned Roger Sirek, 2:03

197: Drew Ross, NDSU, pinned Jon Swart, 3:40

Hwt: Tim Johnson, MSUM, pinned Joe Arthur, 5:35

Oregon State 48, MSUM 0

125: Jason Lara, OSU, pinned Corey Ulmer, 2:23

133: Kelly Kubec, OSU, tech fall over Evan Forde, 20-5.

141: Mike Mangrum, OSU, tech. fall over Brady Schneeberger, 21-6

149: Garrett Drucker, OSU, dec. Derek Bomstad, 14-4

157: Keegan Davis, OSU, dec. Tallen Wald, 12-4

165: Jon Brascetta, OSU, dec. Tyler Kivel, 16-5

174: Colby Covington, OSU, pinned Jacob McLean, 3:56

184: Ty Vinson, OSU, tech. fall over Roger Sirek, 17-0

197: Chad Hanke, OSU, tech fall over Jon Swart, 19-4

Hwt: Clayton Jack, OSU, dec. Tim Johnson, 12-4.

Northern Illinois 41, MSUM 9

125: Izzy Montemayor, NIU, dec. Corey Ulmer, 8-7

133: Tristen DeShazer, NIU, pinned Evan Forde, 5:11

141: Vince Castillo, NIU, pinned Brady Schneeberger, 6:59

149: Derek Bomstad, MSUM, dec. Dan Ruettiger, 7-6

157: Mike Smith, NIU, dec. Tallen Wald, 10-2

165: Jon Odeen, NIU, dec. Tyler Kivel, 11-2

174: Mason True, NIU, pinned Jacob McLean, :41.

184: Zach Benzio, NIU, pinned Roger Sirek, 2:07

197: Scott Penny, NIU, pinned Jon Swart, 2:18

Hwt: Tim Johnson, MSUM, pinned Dakota Greenhaw, 2:40


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