Northern State wrestling dropped a 38-6 battle versus Minnesota State on the road. With the loss, the Wolves fall to 4-11 overall and 0-6 in conference action.
The Wolves fell into an early deficit, going down 0-19 after the first four matches. MSU earned victories from a decision, a fall, a forfeit and a major decision.
Tyler Stenberg entered competition in the 149-pound weight class to tally Northern State’s first victory of the night. Stenberg took down nationally ranked opponent, Daniel Close, 6-2 in a decision to give the Wolves their first three points of the match. The win would account for Stenberg’s 20th of the season.
NSU went on to drop the next four matches in following weight classes, falling to 3-38 in the dual.
Joe Gomez looked to earn some points back for the Wolves in the final match of the night. Gomez won the 5-0 decision over Matt Blome to close out the night, but in favor of the Mavericks. Gomez recorded a takedown, reversal and a riding time point to earn a win in the 197-point match. Gomez is now two victories away from 100 career wins.
The Wolves will return home to Wachs Arena to face U-Mary on February 17 and Minot State on February 18. Both duals will begin at 7p.m.
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