|Date:||November 22, 2014|
Augsburg College hosted its annual Augsburg Open this afternoon in Minneapolis. No. 8 Luther finished the day with 17 members of its team placing.
In the title bouts, Obert, ranked No. 5 in the NCAA III, defeated No. 7 Dustin Weinmann of UW-La Crosse 9-6. No. 3 Van Anrooy posted a 4-0 decision over Alphonso Vruno of Minnesota State Mankato, Dakota Gray defeated Rashad Kennedy of Augsburg 5-3, and No. 6 Jayden Devilbiss posted a tech fall (17-2) over Randy Null of Northwestern.
In the Silver Division, Julian Gendreau (125), Brian Burchett (141), Andrew Hartmann (149) and Derek Stork (174) all placed second. Mitch Kennedy (141) placed fourth and Gareth Ballard (133) finished sixth. Cody Hanson (125) completed the afternoon as the consolation champion.
In the Bronze Division, Jamaul Vaughn won the title at 174. He defeated unattached Javon Tolliver of Rochester Tech by major decision 10-2 in the title bout. Billy Poray (149) placed second and JD Sliger (141) placed third.
Luther will begin its dual meet schedule at home on Tuesday, Nov. 25 when it will host UW-Eau Claire at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586