NSU Wrestlers Look Good in First Win Over Peacocks

FAYETTE, IA (NSUWolves.com) –

NSU 18-15

(20) UIU

Ali’i Loyola made his Northern State wrestling debut Thursday in dramatic fashion, sealing the match victory for the Wolves in overtime. The 18-15 win for the NSU over #20 Upper Iowa is the Wolves’ first win over the Peacocks in the NCAA Division II era.


·        Following an opening loss at 125 pounds, Northern State bounced back with three victories by Ty Althoff, Kolton Roth, and Wyatt Turnquist to gain the lead

·        Althoff and Roth won by decision, while Turnquist came up clutch with a victory by fall

·        The remaining six matches of the event were determined by decision, including a 9-3 win by sophomore #10 James Burks for the Wolves

·        The Wolves and Peacocks were tied at 15-all heading into the final bout of the evening

·        Ali’i Loyola took on Jordan Baumler and trailed 1-0 heading into the final period of the match

·        Loyola tied things with an escape early on and fended off an attacking Baumler

·        The Wolves graduate transfer came out with a new fire in the first overtime period, choosing bottom and quickly notching a reversal on Baumler

·        Baumler answered back with an escape, forcing the next round of overtime

·        Loyola grabbed an escape to begin the second overtime period and battled Baumler for 30 seconds, fighting off numerous escape attempts to seal the victory

·        The Wolves are now 1-15 all-time versus Upper Iowa, kicking off the NSIC season strong



125: Kaden Anderlik (Upper Iowa) over Michael Bigler (Northern State) (Dec 7-1)

133: Ty Althoff (Northern State) over Donny Schmit (Upper Iowa) (Dec 8-6)

141: Kolton Roth (Northern State) over #9 Tate Murty (Upper Iowa) (Dec 8-7)

149: Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Connor Manderfeld (Upper Iowa) (Fall 4:17)

157: #8 Chase Luensman (Upper Iowa) over Caden Moore (Northern State) (Dec 6-2)

165: #10 James Burks (Northern State) over Scott Kellenberger (Upper Iowa) (Dec 9-3)

174: #12 Myron Crawford (Upper Iowa) over Cole Huss (Northern State) (Dec 9-4)

184: #8 Dalton Hahn (Upper Iowa) over #12 Marcus Placide (Northern State) (Dec 8-2)

197: Zach Ryg (Upper Iowa) over Treyton Cacek (Northern State) (Dec 8-3)

285: Ali’i Loyola (Northern State) over Jordan Baumler (Upper Iowa) (TB-1 3-2)



125 Extra: Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Dakota Henry (Upper Iowa) (Dec 9-4)

149 Extra: Chance Throndson (Upper Iowa) over Adam DeBoer (Northern State) (Fall 1:24)

149 Extra: Dalton Schams (Upper Iowa) over Caleb Lazure (Northern State) (Inj. 0:27)

157 Extra: Billy Holtan (Northern State) over Ryan Faught (Upper Iowa) (Dec 3-1)

157 Extra: Mac Spotts (Upper Iowa) over Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) (Dec 6-5)

174 Extra: Colter Bye (Upper Iowa) over Tanner Wiese (Northern State) (Dec 4-0)

184 Extra: Dalton Nelson (Upper Iowa) over Samuel Stroup (Northern State) (Fall 1:26)

197 Extra: Bodie Garnier (Upper Iowa) over Joshua Trumble (Northern State) (Dec 5-2)