NSU Wrestling Places Four at DWU Open

MITCHELL, SD (NSUWolves.com) – The No. 17 Northern State University wrestling team had 17 team members in action Saturday at the Dakota Wesleyan Open. Four Wolves placed from the meet, led by Tyson Lien as the runner-up at 174-pounds. In total, NSU tallied 15 falls, 13 decision wins, five major decisions, and one technical fall.



  • Tyson Lien went 3-1 on the day, falling only to the champion Bryce Dagel of St. Cloud State in a 3-2 decision; he notched wins over Dylan Zoucha of Wayne State (maj 10-1), Anthony Castro of MSU Moorhead (dec 7-5), and Jacob Tvinnerreim of Augustana (dec 3-2)
  • Landen Fischer took third at 125 pounds going 2-1 overall; he recorded wins of Kevin Honas of Fort Hays State (maj 15-1), Ivan Lazo of Nebraska Kearney (maj 11-1), and no contests in his final two matches
  • Brenden Salfrank added a sixth place finish in the same weight going 5-1 on the day; he tallied wins of Evan Fuchs of Briar Cliff (fall 2:25), Stephen Morena of St. Thomas (maj 11-1), Aidan Gerber of Briar Cliff (fall 1:27), John Babineau of Augustana (fall 1:09), and Archer Heelan of St. Cloud State (fall 1:54). Salfrank recorded a team leading four pins on the day
  • Teagan Block was the final place winner of the day for the Wolves, taking fourth at 133-pounds with wins over Trey Reed of York (fall 4:23), Thomas Carillo of MSU Moorhead (dec 7-1), and Mason Turner of Fort Hays State (MFF)
  • Robert Coyle III and Cory St. Martin both went 2-2 in the 141 pound bracket
  • Coyle III tallied wins over Daniel Hinds of Northwestern (fall 2:12) and Drew Cooper (dec 6-4), while St. Martin notched victories over Wyatt Skuodas of Morningside (fall 2:59) and Hinds (fall 5:19)
  • Carter Ban competed at 149-pounds going 4-2 with wins of Andy Garza York (TF 16-0), Drew Burgoon of Fort Hays State (dec 10-6), Justus Hulse of Fort Hays State (fall 2:31), and Adam Preseler (fall 6:11)
  • Notching a 4-2 record of his own at 197-pounds, Marshall VanTassel notched wins over Derek Werner of Augustana (dec 5-2), Cesar Maddox of Briar Cliff (fall 0:13), Samuel Grove of MSU Moorhead (dec 6-1), and Tre Daro of Nebraska Kearney (dec 10-3)
  • Tyson Stoebner posted a 2-2 record at 157-pounds with victories over Chase Eggelston of Wayne State (fall 4:410 and Abraham Dirkz of Morningside (dec 5-2)
  • Spencer Roth was also a 2-2 record holder with wins of Jamie Watts of York (fall 3:34) and Blaise Ronnau of Fort Hays State (dec 9-3) at 165-pounds
  • Tyler Voorhees posted a 2-2 record with wins over Christian Cobo of St. Thomas (maj 10-2) and Sebestian Zamorano of St. Cloud State (dec 13-6)
  • Ryan Hirschkorn opened his 2-2 day with back-to-back wins over Matthew Rodriguez (fall 4:49) and Ryan Tiers of Fort Hays State (fall 4:07)
  • Jack Schoenhard went 1-2 at 125 pounds with a win by fall at 1:43 over Jacob Fox of Nebraska Kearney
  • Trevor Reinke posted a 1-2 record with a win over Zach Kolbe of Dakota Wesleyan (dec 4-0) in the 149-pound bracket
  • George Bolling went 1-2 at 285-pounds with a win over Cole Hennings of Dakota Wesleyan (dec 6-3)