NSU Wrestlers Turn in Fantastic Performance in Kearney, NE

KEARNEY, NE (NSUWolves.com) – The No. 20 Northern State University wrestling team went 2-0 from the Midwest Duals with wins over No. 3 Nebraska Kearney, No. 17 Fort Hays State, and (RV) Central Missouri. In total, the Wolves tallied 12 bonus point match victories in the three dual wins. Northern State and No. 8 Adams State were the lone teams to go 3-0 from Kearney.

Final Score: NSU 22, UNK 20
Final Score: NSU 40, FHSU 0
Final Score: NSU 26, UCM 15
NSU Record: 7-3


  • Landen Fischer opened the dual for the Wolves with a  victory by fall over Bishop Murray at 3:33 in the second period
  • The Lopers took the following two weights by decision and tied the score at 6-all
  • No. 7 Wyatt Turnquist kick started the Wolves response, notching a 6-point victory by fall of John Burger at 6:46
  • Devin Bahr added a 9-1 major decision win over Teontae Wilson in the 157-pound bought, followed by a hard fought sudden victory win by Chase Bloomquist
  • The Wolves 165-pound defeated Briar Reisz with a score of 8-6, giving the Wolves a 19-6 lead
  • Kearney posted some tough competition in the final four weights with three ranked wrestlers in action, scoring a combined 14 points at 174, 184, and 285 pounds
  • No. 3 Cole Huss made the difference for the Wolves, notching a 6-2 decision win over Jackson Kinsella
  • The win over the Lopers is the first for Northern State in program history after three losses in 1997, 2010, and 2014


Match Summary UNK NSU
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Bishop Murray (Nebraska-Kearney) Fall 3:33 0 6.0
133 Drew Arnold (Nebraska-Kearney) over Teagan Block (Northern State) Dec 6-0 3.0 0
141 #5 Nick James (Nebraska-Kearney) over Kolton Roth (Northern State) Dec 7-2 3.0 0
149 #7 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over John Burger (Nebraska-Kearney) Fall 6:46 0 6.0
157 Devin Bahr (Northern State) over Teontae Wilson (Nebraska-Kearney) Maj 9-1 0 4.0
165 Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) over Briar Reisz (Nebraska-Kearney) SV-1 8-6 0 3.0
174 #3 Austin Eldredge (Nebraska-Kearney) over Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) TF 16-0 5.0 0
184 #1 Billy Higgins (Nebraska-Kearney) over Sam Kruger (Northern State) Maj 15-3 4.0 0
197 #3 Cole Huss (Northern State) over Jackson Kinsella (Nebraska-Kearney) Dec 6-2 0 3.0
285 #1 Lee Herrington (Nebraska-Kearney) over Nathan Schauer (Northern State) TF 22-7 5.0 0
Dual Meet Score 20.0 22.0


  • Northern State shut out Fort Hays winning all nine wrestled weights, including six bonus point wins
  • After a forfeit at 125, Teagan Block kicked off the major decision victory over Corbin White, 11-0
  • The major decisions rolled on for NSU as Kolton Roth defeated Jacob Mitchell 11-3 and No. 7 Wyatt Turnquist downed Drew Burgoon 12-0
  • Devin Bahr wrestled to a 9-4 decision win over Cody Hicks and the Wolves were out to a 21-0 lead through the first five weights
  • Chase Bloomquist added the final major decision of the dual for NSU, notching a 10-2 victory over Blaise Ronnau
  • The highlighted of the duals for the Wolves came at 174-pounds, with a victory by fall by Kelby Hawkins at 1:29 in the first over Juan Urbina
  • Sam Kruger bounced back from the morning session and his match up with the top ranked wrestler in the country, defeating Bryce Westmoreland in a 6-1 decision
  • In the most high profile match-up of the dual, No. 3 Cole Huss battled to a 2-1 sudden victory win over No. 4 Tereus Henry
  • Nathan Schauer closed out the dual for the Wolves, adding a 5-4 decision win over Anthony Cladwell


Match Summary NSU FHSU
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 6.0 0
133 Teagan Block (Northern State) over Corbin White (Fort Hays State) Maj 10-0 4.0 0
141 Kolton Roth (Northern State) over Jacob Mitchell (Fort Hays State) Maj 11-3 4.0 0
149 #7 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Drew Burgoon (Fort Hays State) Maj 12-0 4.0 0
157 Devin Bahr (Northern State) over Cody Hicks (Fort Hays State) Dec 9-4 3.0 0
165 Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) over Blaise Ronnau (Fort Hays State) Maj 10-2 4.0 0
174 Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) over Juan Urbina (Fort Hays State) Fall 1:29 6.0 0
184 Sam Kruger (Northern State) over Bryce Westmoreland (Fort Hays State) Dec 6-1 3.0 0
197 #3 Cole Huss (Northern State) over #4 Tereus Henry (Fort Hays State) SV-1 2-1 3.0 0
285 Nathan Schauer (Northern State) over Anthony Caldwell (Fort Hays State) Dec 5-4 3.0 0
Dual Meet Score 40.0 0.0


  • Robert Coyle III tallied the first wrestled win for the Wolves against the Mules, defeating Kaden Stanley ball fall at 3:28 in the second
  • No. 7 Wyatt Turnquist went back-to-back with Coyle III, adding a win by fall of Charlie Getz at 1:53 in the match
  • Northern led 18-3 and Central Missouri chipped away with a sudden victory win at 157 pounds
  • Chase Bloomquist got the Wolves back on track, notching an 11-2 major decision over Brayden Talley
  • The two teams traded wins at 174 and 184 pounds, as Sam Kruger recorded a 10-2 major decision win over Zachary Hazen
  • The Wolves led 26-9 and had sealed the match victory, despite two in the final weights of competition


Match Summary UCM NSU
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 0 6.0
133 Tommy Frezza (Central Missouri) over Teagan Block (Northern State) Dec 5-3 3.0 0
141 Robert Coyle III (Northern State) over Kaden Stanley (Central Missouri) Fall 3:28 0 6.0
149 #7 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Charlie Getz (Central Missouri) Fall 1:53 0 6.0
157 Nolan Saale (Central Missouri) over Izaak Hunsley (Northern State) SV-1 3-1 3.0 0
165 Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) over Brayden Talley (Central Missouri) Maj 11-2 0 4.0
174 Austin Morgan (Central Missouri) over Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) Dec 9-8 3.0 0
184 Sam Kruger (Northern State) over Zachary Hazen (Central Missouri) Maj 10-2 0 4.0
197 Trent Strong (Central Missouri) over Marshall VanTassel (Northern State) Dec 8-6 3.0 0
285 Matthias Ervin (Central Missouri) over Nathan Schauer (Northern State) Dec 8-1 3.0 0
Dual Meet Score 15.0 26.0


125 Hector Serratos (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over Brenden Salfrank (Northern State Reserve) Maj 14-4
125 Brenden Salfrank (Northern State Reserve) over Adam Concepcion (Adams State Reserve) Fall 2:50
141 Robert Coyle III (Northern State Reserve) over Cael Figueroa (Adams State Reserve) Maj 12-3
157 Travis Vialpando (Adams State Reserve) over Izaak Hunsley (Northern State Reserve) Dec 7-4
157 Brody Arrants (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over Izaak Hunsley (Northern State Reserve) Fall 6:47
165 Nico Carrasco (Adams State Reserve) over Spencer Roth (Northern State Reserve) Dec 13-8
165 Spencer Roth (Northern State Reserve) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
174 Tyler Voorhees (Northern State Reserve) over Cody Lewis (Adams State Reserve) TF 16-1
174 Gavyn Brauer (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over Tyler Voorhees (Northern State Reserve) Fall 1:11
184 Tyson Lien (Northern State Reserve) over Diego Duarte (Adams State Reserve) Fall 2:19
184 Dylan Vodicka (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over Tyson Lien (Northern State Reserve) TF 16-0
197 Jud Kuchera (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over Marshall VanTassel (Northern State Reserve) Fall 3:25
197 Marshall Vantassel (Northern State) over David Leck (Colorado School of Mines) Fall 2:41
197 Marshall VanTassel (Northern State Reserve) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
285 George Bolling (Northern State Reserve) over Abraham Garcia (Adams State Reserve) Fall 5:35
285 Crew Howard (Nebraska-Kearney Reserve) over George Bolling (Northern State Reserve) Fall 4:21