|Date:||January 25, 2014|
|Location:||Dubuque, Iowa (Loras College)|
A fall by Jayden DeVilbiss (184) and a one-point decision by Nick Pearch (197), secured a 21-16 decision over Loras College in the final dual of today's Iowa Conference Duals.
Following a 5-0 decision by Jarid Groth (174), Luther held a slim 12-10 advantage heading into the final three bouts. No. 6 DeVilbiss pinned Mathias Palmersheim in 1:22, and Pearch defeated Cody Flynn 10-9, giviving the Norse a 21-10 edge and the victory.
No. 6 Garrett Wangsness (125) and No. 5 Evan Obert (133) started the match with decisions of 8-3 and 8-2 respectively. Blake Letney, who usually wrestles at 157, defeated William Wood 9-3 at 165.
The win gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 3-2, 13-6 overall. Loras is now 3-3, 7-10 overall.
Luther travels to Buena Vista University on Friday, Jan. 31. Start time is 7:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586