Wolves Down Top 15 U-Mary Squad On Mats

Aberdeen, SD (NSUWolves.com)– The No. 20 Northern State University wrestling team wrapped up their dual season on a high note Saturday, defeating No. 14 University of Mary. The match was decided via tiebreaker in that Northern tallied 64.0 match points to the Marauders 55.0 after the dual sat tied at 17 through ten weights.



Final Score: NSU 17, UMARY 17

Records: NSU 10-5 (5-4 NSIC), UMARY 13-4 (6-3 NSIC)



  • The dual kicked off at 141 pounds with a sudden victory decision in favor of the Marauders
  • No. 7 Wyatt Turnquist tied the dual for the Wolves, defeating Leo Mushinsky in a 5-2 decision
  • Devin Bahr tallied the first extra point win for NSU, giving Northern a 7-3 lead with a 13-3 major decision win over Anthony Velazquez
  • The lead extended in the 165-pound bout with a sudden victory win for Chase Bloomquist over Riley Noble (7-5)
  • The Marauders answered back with a decision and major decision win, leading the scoreboard tied at ten with four weights remaining
  • No. 3 Cole Huss came up big for NSU, notching a 16-4 major decision win over Matt Kaylor and the 14-10 lead for the Wolves
  • Mary added a decision at 285, however NSU got back on track with three team points in Landen Fischer’s 8-4 decision victory over Jaden Verhagen
  • With one weight remain and one of the Marauders top guys in No. 3 Reece Barnhardt up next, Northern led 17-13
  • Teagan Block battled for the Wolves ultimately, giving up a major decision, but not suffering a technical fall or fall
  • The win over the Marauders is the third straight for NSU and their third upset victory of the 2022-23 season



141 Laken Boese (Mary) over Kolton Roth (Northern State) (SV-1 8-6) 3.0 0.0
149 #7 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Leo Mushinsky (Mary) (Dec 5-2) 0.0 3.0
157 Devin Bahr (Northern State) over Anthony Velazquez (Mary) (MD 13-3) 0.0 4.0
165 Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) over Riley Noble (Mary) (SV-1 7-5) 0.0 3.0
174 #2 Max Bruss (Mary) over Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) (Dec 5-2) 3.0 0.0
184 Wyatt Lidberg (Mary) over Tyson Lien (Northern State) (MD 11-3) 4.0 0.0
197 #3 Cole Huss (Northern State) over Matt Kaylor (Mary) (MD 16-4) 0.0 4.0
285 Luke Tweeton (Mary) over Nathan Schauer (Northern State) (Dec 3-2) 3.0 0.0
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Jaden Verhagen (Mary) (Dec 8-4) 0.0 3.0
133 #3 Reece Barnhardt (Mary) over Teagan Block (Northern State) (MD 10-2) 4.0 0.0
165 Exhibition: Dante Roggio (Mary) over Spencer Roth (Northern State) (Fall 0:47) 0.0 0.0
Dual Meet Score 17.0 17.0
Winner: Northern State (Tie Breaker: Match Pts: 55.0 vs. 64.0)



Northern State concludes the dual season with a 10-5 record overall and 5-5 mark in the NSIC, sitting fifth in the league standings. Northern State University will host the 2023 NCAA Super Region V tournament from Wachs Arena on Saturday, February 25.