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No. 8 Luther rolled to a 36-12 opening season victory over UW-Eau Claire tonight in the Regents Center.
The Norse picked up bonus points from Cody Hanson (133), Dakota Gray (149) and Jayden DeVilbiss (184). Hanson got things started with a fall at 6:15 over Scott Worlund. Gray posted a 45 second fall over Ty Griffin, and DeVilbiss recorded a fall at 1:55 over Alex Knutson. Luther also tallied 12 points thanks to forfeits by the Eau Claire at 125 and 141.
Javier Reyes (165) and Justin Kreiter (174) added to the point total with decisions. Reyes defeated Brandon Stradel 6-3, while Kreiter posted a hard-fought 8-6 victory over Mathew Laugen.
Luther returns to action when it will travel to No. 22 Cornell College on Wednesday, Dec. 3. This match will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586