Reitmeier Nabs 100th Career Victory As Vikings Pound Minot State 39-15
SPRINGFIELD, IL — Augustana head coach Jason Reitmeier won his 100th career match as the 13th-ranked Vikings downed Minot State University 39-15 at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals on Saturday night in Springfield, Ill.
Reitmeier now owns a career record of 100-47 in his 10 seasons as the Vikings’ head coach.
Augustana cruised to victory over fellow NSIC member Minot State earning five wins by pinfall in the match.
The Vikings grabbed an early 6-0 lead as Minot State had to forfeit the 125-pound bout to Augustana’s TJ North.
Minot State tied the match at six in the 133-pound bout when Joshua Douglas pinned Brandon Chesnut at 4:20.
Augustana picked up pins at 141 and 149 pounds to jump out to an 18-6 lead. Zach Friederich pinned Flynn Stormer at 1:01 of the first period at 141 pounds before Nate Herda pinned Donovan Williams in 5:31 at 149 pounds.
Shawn Hatlestad picked up a 7-5 overtime decision over Marcus Polak at 157 pounds to bring the score to 21-6. Parker Swanson extended Augustana’s lead to 27-6 pinning Ricard Avakovs in 1:24 at 165 pounds.
Minot State got back on the board at 174 pounds when Matt Fetterly earned a 5-1 decision over Tom Davies making the score 27-6.
Sean Derry (184 pounds) and Jeff Nielsen (197 pounds) both picked up pins and the Vikings had to forfeit the 285-pound bout as Augustana cruised to a 39-15 victory over the Beavers.
Augustana returns to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action on Friday, Jan. 18, traveling to Southwest Minnesota State for a dual at 7 p.m. The Vikings will wrestle at home for the first time this season on Sunday, Jan. 20, hosting Augsburg College at 2 p.m. at the Elmen Center.
Augustana 39, Minot State 15
125 – TJ North (Augie) wins by forfeit, AC leads 6-0
133 – Joshua Douglas (Minot) pinned Brandon Chesnut, 4:20, tied 6-6
141 – Zach Friederich (Augie) pinned Flynn Stormer, 1:01, AC leads 12-6
149 – Nate Herda (Augie) pinned Donovan Williams, 5:31, AC leads 18-6
157 – Shawn Hatlestad (Augie) dec. Marcus Polak, 7-5 (OT), AC leads 21-6
165 – Parker Swanson (Augie) pinned Ricard Avakovs, 1:24, AC leads 27-6
174 – Matt Fetterley (Minot) dec. Tom Davies, 5-1, AC leads 27-9
184 – Sean Derry (Augie) pinned Devon Flores, 3:46, AC leads 33-9
197 – Jeff Nielsen (Augie) pinned Joe Johnson, 1:20, AC leads 39-9
285 – Bob Bartz (Minot) wins by forfeit, AC wins 39-15
Courtesy: Augustana College