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1998-99 Cobber Wrestling Meet Results
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2/27 MIAC Championship Tournament @ Augsburg
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Complete Results are here:  http://www.augsburg.edu/athletics/wrestling/99miac.html |

MIAC Individual Tournament Results -- FINAL

FINAL TEAM RESULTS --
Augsburg 151,
St. Olaf 69.5,
St. John's 54.5,
Concordia-Moorhead 42.5,
St. Thomas 21.5,
Carleton 17.

125 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Darin Bertram, AUG (26-7) pinned Aaron Schwartz, CON (9-19) 4:35; Eric Tschudi, SJU (12-7) wins by forfeit over Marc Albertson, CAR (1-1).
Championship Semifinals: Bertram (27-7) wins by injury default over Andy Peterson, UST (0-1); Tschudi (13-7) maj. dec. Brennan Gau, STO (17-9) 13-3.
Consolation Semifinals: Schwartz (10-19) def. Gau (17-10) 6-5; Peterson advances by bye.
Third-Place Match: Schwartz (11-19) wins by injury default over Peterson (0-2).
Championship Match: Darin Bertram, AUG (28-7) dec. Eric Tschudi, SJU (13-8), 11-2.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 2:56 Bertram takedown (A 2-0), 1:34 Tschudi escape (A 2-1), 1:21 Bertram takedown (A 4-1), End of 1st -- Bertram 4-1.
2nd period -- SJU choice down; 1:02 Tschudi escape (A 4-2), 0:59 Bertram takedown (A 6-2), 0:30 Tschudi stall warning, End of 2nd -- Bertram 6-2.
3rd period -- AUG choice down; 1:34 Bertram reversal (A 8-2), 0:32 Bertram 2 near fall (A 10-2), 0:13 Bertram stall warning, 0:00 Bertram riding time advantage of 5:46. FINAL -- Bertram 11-2.
 

133 pounds -- 4 wrestlers
First-round matches: John Marchette, AUG (20-4) maj. dec. Ed Hohenstein, STO (13-18) 13-4; Geoff Walerak, UST (6-5) dec. Zach Schroeder, CON (12-18) 6-5.
Third-Place Match: Hohenstein (14-18) dec. Schroeder (12-19) 4-2 in overtime.
Championship Match: John Marchette, AUG (21-4) maj. dec. Geoff Walerak, UST (6-6) 23-14.
Play-by-Play: 1st period: 2:40 Walerak takedown (ST 2-0), 2:25, Walerak 3 near fall (ST 5-0), 2:18 Marchette escape (ST 5-1), 2:08 Marchette takedown (ST 5-3), 2:00 Walerak escape (ST 6-3), 1:49 Marchette takedown (ST 6-5), 1:45 Walerak escape (ST 7-5), 1:24 Marchette takedown (tied 7-7), 1:22 Walerak escape (ST 8-7), 0:59 Marchette takedown (A 9-8), 0:56 Walerak escape (tied 9-9), 0:48 Marchette takedown (A 11-9), 0:45 Walerak escape (A 11-10). End of 1st -- Marchette 11-10.
2nd period -- UST defers, A choice down; 1:58 Marchette escape (A 12-10), 1:30 Marchette takedown (A 14-10), 1:26 Walerak escape (A 14-11), 0:45 Marchette takedown (A 16-11), 0:38 Walerak escape (A 16-12), 0:17 Marchette takedown (A 18-12). End of 2nd -- Marchette 18-12.
3rd period -- UST choice down; 1:42 Walerak escape (A 18-13), 1:02 Marchette takedown (A 20-13), 0:56 Walerak escape (A 20-14), 0:36 Marchette takedown (A 22-14), 0:00 Marchette riding time advantage of 1:23. FINAL -- Marchette 23-14 (major decision).
True-second match: Hohenstein (15-18) dec. Walerak (6-7) 8-6.
 
 
 

141 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Brad Fisher, AUG (18-5) maj. dec. Matt Erni, CAR (7-14) 14-4; Mike Timm, SJU (23-10) maj. dec. Jason Kastler, STO (8-11) 8-0.
Championship Semifinals: Fisher (19-5) dec. Pete Heller, UST (4-15) 9-4; Ryan Smith, CON (17-6) pinned Timm (23-11) 6:30.
Consolation Semifinals: Timm (24-11) maj. dec. Erni (7-15) 9-0; Heller (5-15) dec. Kastler (8-12) 11-6.
Third-Place Match: Timm (25-11) dec. Heller (5-16) 13-6.
Championship Match: Brad Fisher, AUG (20-5) dec. Ryan Smith, CON (17-7) 8-2.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 2:36 Fisher takedown (A 2-0), 1:19 Fisher stall warning, 0:54 Smith stall warning, End of 1st -- Fisher 2-0.
2nd period -- CON defers, AUG choice down; 1:31 Fisher reversal (A 4-0), End of 2nd -- Fisher 4-0.
3rd period -- CON choice down; 1:20 Fisher 3 near fall (A 7-0), 1:00 Smith reversal (A 7-2), 0:00 Fisher riding time advantage of 2:48. FINAL -- Fisher 8-2.
 
 

149 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Jason Dubord, CON (7-14) pinned Grant Croft, UST (0-9) 2:30; Andy Sandberg, STO (10-1) pinned Danny Hillario, CAR (1-6) 1:31.
Championship Semifinals: Josh Cagle, AUG (31-2) tech. fall Dubord (7-15) 16-0 in 3:00; Raymond Luna, SJU (19-8) dec. Sandberg (10-2) 12-8.
Consolation Semifinals: Sandberg (11-2) pinned Croft (0-10) 0:41; Dubord (8-15) pinned Hillario (1-7) 2:20.
Third-Place Match: Sandberg (12-2) dec. Dubord (8-16) 12-9.
Championship Match: Josh Cagle, AUG (32-2) tech. fall Raymond Luna, SJU (19-9) 18-0 in 3:45.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 2:22 Cagle takedown (A 2-0), 1:35 Cagle 3 near fall (A 5-0), 1:19 Cagle 3 near fall (A 8-0), 0:26 Cagle 3 near fall (A 11-0), 0:12 Cagle 2 near fall (A 13-0). End of 1st -- Cagle 13-0.
2nd period -- A choice defers, SJU choice neutral; 1:31 Cagle takedown (A 14-0), 1:15 Cagle 3 near fall (A 18-0) 1:15 add Cagle riding time of 2:20 (A 19-0). FINAL -- Cagle wins by technical fall, 18-0 in 3:45.
 
 

157 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Henry Duwe, CAR (7-24) dec. Mike Ritt, SJU (6-10) 3-1; Ryan Willaert, UST (19-7) by forfeit over Courtney Smith, CON (12-15).
Championship Semifinals: Justin Baker, AUG (25-9) maj. dec. Duwe (7-25) 8-0; Willaert (20-7) maj. dec. John Palmer, STO (10-20) 14-3.
Consolation Semifinals: Ritt (7-10) maj. dec. Palmer (10-21) 11-3; Duwe (8-25) injury default over Smith (12-16).
Third-Place Match: Duwe (9-25) dec. Ritt (7-11) 3-0.
Championship Match: Justin Baker, AUG (26-9) dec. Ryan Willaert, UST (20-8) 10-0.
Play-by-Play:1st period -- 2:23 Baker takedown (A 2-0), 1:23 Willaert stall warning. End of 1st -- Baker 2-0.
2nd period -- ST defers, A chooses down; 1:41 Baker reversal (A 4-0), 0:27 Baker 3 near fall (A 7-0). End of 2nd -- Baker 7-0.
3rd period -- ST choice neutral; 1:00 Baker takedown (A 9-0), 0:00 Baker riding time advantage of 4:47 (A 10-0). FINAL -- Baker 10-0.
True -Second Match: Willaert (21-8) by technical fall over Duwe (9-26) 16-0 at 1:43.
 
 

165 pounds -- 5 wrestlers
First-round match: Jeremy Abfalter, SJU (20-8) pinned Kevin Zenga, UST (0-13) 2:00.
Championship Semifinals: Abfalter (21-8) dec. Shawn Murphy, STO (11-12) 8-3; Nick Slack, AUG (25-8) pinned Shawn Madden, CAR (3-26) 1:03.
Consolation Semifinals: Madden (4-26) pinned Zenga (0-14) 5:50; Murphy advances by bye.
Third-Place Match: Murphy (12-12) pinned Madden (4-27) 1:43.
Championship Match: Nick Slack, AUG (26-8) dec. Jeremy Abfalter, SJU (21-9) 7-5.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 1:53 Abfalter takedown (SJ 2-0), 0:34 Slack escape (SJ 2-1). End of 1st -- Abfalter 2-1.
2nd period -- AUG defers, SJU choice neutral; 0:40 Abfalter takedown (SJ 4-1), 0:11 Slack escape (SJ 4-2). End of 2nd -- Abfalter 4-2.
3rd period -- AUG choice down; 1:38 Abfalter stall warning, 1:22 Slack escape (SJ 4-3), 0:16 Slack takedown (A 5-4), 0:00 Abfalter riding time advantage of 2:06 (tied 5-5).
Overtime -- 1:07 Slack takedown (A 7-5). FINAL -- Slack 7-5.
 
 

174 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Thor Apland, STO (15-8) pinned Andrew Hedden, CAR (14-11) 3:25; John Newman, SJU (25-6) dec. Ross Oden, UST (2-16) 5-0.
Championship Semifinals: Jim Peterson, AUG (30-6) maj. dec. Apland (15-9) 13-2; Newman (26-6) dec. Nathan Reiff, CON (16-9) 4-2.
Consolation Semifinals: Reiff (17-9) dec. Hedden (14-12) 7-0; Apland (16-9) pinned Oden (2-17) 1:14.
Third-Place Match: Reiff (18-9) dec. Apland (16-10) 13-6.
Championship Match: Jim Peterson, AUG (31-6) dec. John Newman, SJU (26-7), 1-1 in two overtimes:
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- No scoring.
2nd period -- AUG choice down; 1:53 Peterson escape (A 1-0), 1:24 Newman stall warning, End of 2nd -- Peterson 1-0.
3rd period -- SJU choice down; 1:37 Newman escape (tied 1-1), 0:33 Peterson stall warning. End of 3rd period -- tied 1-1.
Overtime -- No scoring.
2nd Overtime -- SJU chooses down; Peterson maintains advantage. FINAL -- Peterson wins in 2 OT.
 
 

184 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Nik Lewandowski, AUG (25-6) by forfeit over Bryan Pouson, CAR (4-21); John Holm, STO (20-10) dec. Nick Hamm, CON (9-19) 9-5.
Championship Semifinals: Lewandowski (26-6) pinned Brian VanBuesekom, UST (1-8) 0:47; Holm (21-10) by injury default over Ryan Tietz, SJU (23-11).
Consolation Semifinals: Tietz (24-11) by injury default over Pouson (4-22); Hamm (10-19) pinned VanBuesekom (1-9) 1:16.
Third-Place Match: Hamm (11-19) by injury default over Tietz (24-12).
Championship Match: Nik Lewandowski, AUG (27-6) dec. John Holm, STO (21-11) 5-0.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 1:34 Holm stall warning. No scoring.
2nd period -- STO defers, A chooses down; 1:40 Lewandowski escape (A 1-0), 1:19 Holm stalling, Lewandowski point (A 2-0). End of 2nd -- Lewandowski 2-0.
3rd period -- STO chooses neutral; 1:36 Holm stalling, Lewandowski point (A 3-0), 0:18 Holm stalling, Lewandowski 2 points (A 5-0). FINAL -- Lewandowski 5-0.
 

197 pounds -- 6 wrestlers
First-round matches: Josh Clausen, AUG (28-3) by forfeit over Bric Gesner, UST (0-1); Chris Center, STO (13-9) pinned Chris Suedbeck, SJU (6-13) 4:31.
Championship Semifinals: Clausen (29-3) tech. fall Nathaniel Homes, CAR (6-8) 17-2 in 3:48; Center (14-9) pinned Matt Kelly, CON (7-8) 4:49.
Consolation Semifinals: Kelly (8-9) by injury default over Gesner (0-1); Holmes (7-8) dec. Suedbeck (6-14) 4-1.
Third-Place Match: Kelly (9-9) dec. Holmes (7-9) 11-6.
Championship Match: Josh Clausen, AUG (30-3) pinned Chris Center, STO (14-10) 3:44.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 1:22 Center takedown (STO 2-0), 1:09 Center 2 near fall (STO 4-0), 0:39 Clausen escape (STO 4-1), 0:25 Clausen takedown (STO 4-3). End of 1st -- Clausen 4-3.
2nd period -- A chooses down; 1:46 Clausen reversal (A 5-4), 1:16 Clausen pin. FINAL -- Clausen pin in 3:44.
 
 

125 | 133 | 141 | 149 | 157 | 165 | 174 | 184 | 197 | HWT | NCAA qualifiers | Top

Heavyweight -- 5 wrestlers
First-round match: Ben Bauer, AUG (32-4) pinned Mark Lowry, CON (0-3) 1:02.
Championship Semifinals: Bauer (33-4) pinned Mike Hartman, CAR (14-23) 2:19; Matt Picchietti, STO (23-19) dec. Quint Frank, SJU (8-17) 5-3.
Consolation Semifinals: Lowry (1-3) by injury default over Frank (8-18); Hartman advances by bye.
Third-Place Match: Hartman (15-23) def. Lowry (1-4) 10-8.
Championship Match: Ben Bauer, AUG (34-4) pinned Matt Picchietti, STO (23-20) 1:41.
Play-by-Play: 1st period -- 1:54 Bauer takedown (A 2-0), 1:19 Bauer pins. FINAL: Bauer wins by pin 1:41.
 
 

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NCAA DIVISION III NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS
A total of 17 wrestlers qualify for the NCAA Division III National Championships from the MIAC; the 10 weight-class champions plus seven wild-cards. The wild-cards are determined at the national seeding meeting immediately following the completion of the MIAC meet:
-- Darin Bertram, Fr., Augsburg, 125 (29-7)
-- Eric Tschudi, Fr., St. John's, 125 (12-8)
-- John Marchette, So., Augsburg, 133 (21-4)
-- Brad Fisher, So., Augsburg, 141 (20-5)
-- Josh Cagle, Jr., Augsburg, 149 (31-3)
-- Justin Baker, Jr., Augsburg, 157 (26-9)
-- Ryan Willaert, Sr., St. Thomas, 157 (21-8)
-- Nick Slack, Fr., Augsburg, 165 (26-8)
-- Jeremy Ahfalter, Jr., St. John's, 165 (21-9)
-- Jim Peterson, Sr., Augsburg, 174 (31-6)
-- John Newman, Sr., St. John's, 174 (26-7)
-- Nathan Reiff, Sr., Concordia-Moorhead, 174 (18-9)
-- Thor Apland, Jr., St. Olaf, 174 (16-10)
-- Nik Lewandowski, So., Augsburg, 184 (27-6)
-- Ryan Tietz, Jr., St. John's, 184 (24-1)
-- Josh Clausen, Jr., Augsburg, 197 (30-3)
-- Ben Bauer, So., Augsburg, HWT (34-4)

The following wrestlers are alternates: Ray Luna, Fr., St. John's, 149 (19-9); Ryan Smith, Fr., Concordia-Moorhead, 141 (17-7); John Holm, So., St. Olaf, 184 (21-11).
 
 

Cobber lineup for the MIAC
 
Wt
Cobber
Wrestler
1998-99
Record
MIAC Meet
Record
MIAC Place
125
Aaron Swartz
9-23
   
133
Zach Schroeder
12-17
   
141
Ryan Smith
17-7
   
149
Jason DuBord
6-15
   
157
Courtney Smith
14-14
   
174
Nathan Reiff
18-10
   
184
Nick Hamm
12-18
   
197
Matt Kelly
7-7
   
HWT
Mark Lowry
6-13
   

 
 
 

125-Aaron Swartz
133-Zack Schroeder
141-Ryan SMith
149-Jason Dubord
157-Courtney Smith
l74-Nate Reiff
184-Nick Hamm
l97-Matt Kelly
HWT-Mark Lowry

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