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Augsburg tops Ole wrestlers

Mike Ludwig
January 5, 2014

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf picked up four individual victories, but Augsburg prevailed 33-12 in a college wrestling match on Sunday evening at Skoglund Center.

St. Olaf won three of the first four wrestled matches, starting with James Roach at 174. Roach defeated Tyrell Martin 7-4. Joseph Pesta defeated Augsburg's Avery Sweeney 4-3 with decisive riding time at 184 before Zach Gibson picked up a 5-2 win at 285 over the Auggies' Logan Hortop.

Augsburg benefited from three St. Olaf forfeits -- at 125, 133 and 141 -- and won the final two matches of the night by major decision and fall.

The other Ole win came from Carl Elmer at 149, as he defeated Quade Zupko 6-0.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.