Wolves Wrestling Weekend Recap

Aberdeen, S.D. (NSUWolves.com) – The No. 21 Northern State University wrestling team opened their 2022-23 home slate with a bang on Friday evening, taking eight weights over Minot State. Five of their eight victories were bonus point wins, led by No. 11 Wyatt Turnquist with a victory by fall.


Final Score: NSU 32, MiSU 10

Records: NSU 4-2 (2-1 NSIC), MiSU 5-5 (0-2 NSIC)

Attendance: 753


  • Landen Fischer kicked off the dual at 125-pounds, notching a 12-0 major decision victory over Dylan McDonald
  • Teagan Block tallied an 11-8 decision victory over Logen Fischer, giving the Wolves a 7-0 lead
  • The tag-team of Kolton Roth, in his first action of the 2022-23 season, and Wyatt Turnquist extended the Northern State lead with 10-points at 141 and 149 pounds
  • Roth defeated Ethan Wonser in a 10-0 major decision and Turnquist pinned Isaac Ortega at 3:52 in the match where he held an 8-0 lead
  • Minot State tallied their first points of the day, notching a pin at 157 pounds before heading to the mid-match break
  • Chase Bloomquist responded and put the Wolves back on track, defeating Brendan Barnes in a 5-4 decision
  • In the only technical fall of the evening, Kelby Hawkins defeated Brody Mohr with a score of 17-2, sealing the 5-point team victory with a riding time point as the clock ran out in the third period
  • In his first match in the maroon and gold, Sam Kruger tallied a 9-0 victory over Cayden White
  • No. 2 Cole Huss closed out the scoring for NSU, defeating Dustin Swisher in a 9-3 decision
  • The Beavers closed out the dual with a major decision victory by their lone ranked wrestler, No. 8 Jake Swirple
  • Northern State out-scored Minot State 76-19 through all ten matches and tallied their second highest team score of the season


Weight Summary NSU MINOT
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Dylan McDonald (Minot State) (MD 12-0) 4 0
133 Teagan Block (Northern State) over Logen Fischer (Minot State) (Dec 11-8) 3 0
141 Kolton Roth (Northern State) over Ethan Wonser (Minot State) (MD 10-0) 4 0
149 #11 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Isaac Ortega (Minot State) (Fall 3:52) 6 0
157 Nathan Baca (Minot State) over Devin Bahr (Northern State) (Fall 4:49) 0 6
165 Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) over Brendan Barnes (Minot State) (Dec 5-4) 3 0
174 Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) over Brody Mohr (Minot State) (TF 17-2 7:00) 5 0
184 Sam Kruger (Northern State) over Cayden White (Minot State) (MD 9-0) 4 0
197 #2 Cole Huss (Northern State) over Dustin Swisher (Minot State) (Dec 9-3) 3 0
285 #8 Jake Swirple (Minot State) over Nathan Schauer (Northern State) (MD 8-0) 0 4
Team Score: 32 10


Aberdeen, S.D. (NSUWolves.com) [SUN] – The No. 21 Northern State University wrestling team fell to No. 9 Upper Iowa University on Sunday afternoon. The Wolves tallied three match victories and fought hard against the Peacocks, suffering two decision losses by two points or less.


Final Score: NSU 10, UIU 26

Records: NSU 4-3 (2-2 NSIC), UIU 6-2 (1-1 NSIC)

Attendance: 492


  • Landen Fischer opened the dual for the Wolves, defeating Colby Lopez in a 9-0 major decision; Fischer tallied a takedown, reversal, 4-point nearfall, and riding time point in the win
  • The Wolves fell in the following two weights, however No. 11 Wyatt Turnquist regained the lead at 149 pounds
  • Turnquist defeated Ethen Doty in a 5-0 decision, giving the Wolves a 7-6 lead
  • Devin Bahr battled at 157-pounds, but ultimately fell in a 6-4 decision, and Upper Iowa ran away with the dual, notching wins at 157, 165, 174, and 184 pounds
  • No. 2 Cole Huss broke the Peacock streak, defeating Colter Bye in a 3-1 decision


Summary NSU UIU
125 Landen Fischer (Northern State) over Colby Lopez (Upper Iowa) (MD 9-0) 4.0 0.0
133 Kaden Anderlik (Upper Iowa) over Teagan Block (Northern State) (Dec 7-1) 0.0 3.0
141 #5 Tate Murty (Upper Iowa) over Kolton Roth (Northern State) (Dec 13-9) 0.0 3.0
149 #11 Wyatt Turnquist (Northern State) over Ethen Doty (Upper Iowa) (Dec 5-0) 3.0 0.0
157 Eric Faught (Upper Iowa) over Devin Bahr (Northern State) (Dec 6-4) 0.0 3.0
165 #2 Chase Luensman (Upper Iowa) over Chase Bloomquist (Northern State) (MD 12-4) 0.0 4.0
174 Cael Meyer (Upper Iowa) over Kelby Hawkins (Northern State) (Fall 5:59) 0.0 6.0
184 Cameron Lopez (Upper Iowa) over Sam Kruger (Northern State) (Dec 3-2) 0.0 3.0
197 #2 Cole Huss (Northern State) over Colter Bye (Upper Iowa) (Dec 3-1) 3.0 0.0
285 #9 Zach Ryg (Upper Iowa) over Nathan Schauer (Northern State) (MD 12-1) 0.0 4.0
285 Exhibition: Jordan Baumler (Upper Iowa) over George Bolling (Northern State) (Fall 0:25) 0.0 0.0
Team Score: 10.0 26.0