Minnesota State defeats Upper Iowa to improve to 6-2

1/24/2013
Minnesota State University Mankato Sports Information

Mankato, Minn. -- Junior Corby Running's takedown at 7:21 gave the junior a 3-1 sudden-victory win over Jeremy Brazil and gave No. 13 Minnesota State a 21-15 win over No. 6 Upper Iowa. MSU moves to 6-2 overall and 3-0 in NSIC action.

After alternating wins to open the dual, sophomore Drew Lexvold (141 lbs) landed a reversal at 4:19, which eventually led to a pin at 4:40. Lexvold's pin gave MSU a 9-3 lead that it would never surrender.

After dropping back-to-back decisions at 149-lbs and 157-lbs, MSU would win four of the final five matches - two of which came against ranked Peacock opponents.

No. 3 Cody Quinn started a three-bout winning streak by defeating No. 4 Wade Gobin 2-1. No. 6 Brendan Eichmann recorded takedowns in each of the first two periods, along with an escpe in the third to defeat No. 8 Blake Sorenson in the 174-lbs bout. Senior Aaron Norgren (184 lbs) completed the streak with a 10-4 win over Brock Gobin.

Junior Nathan Haynes fell to No. 1 Carl Broghammer at 2:07 to pull UIU within 3, as it trailed 18-15 entering the heavyweight showdown.

MSU will travel to No. 19 Augustana Saturday, Jan. 26.

Results:
125 lbs: David Demo over Chris Paulus 2-0 (3-0)
133 lbs: Trevor Franklin over Alphonso Vruno 4-3 (3-3)
141 lbs: Drew Lexvold pins Matt Paulus 4:40 (9-3)
149 lbs: Jordan Rinken over Thomas Allen 5-3 (9-6)
157 lbs: Bryce Lumzy over Sawyer Hoffman 8-1 (9-9)
165 lbs: Cody Quinn over Wade Gobin 2-1 (12-9)
174 lbs: Brendan Eichmann over Blake Sorenson 5-3 (15-9)
184 lbs: Aaron Norgren over Brock Gobin 10-4 (18-9)
197 lbs: Carl Broghammer pins Nathan Haynes 2:07 (18-15)
285 lbs: Corby Running sudden victory over Jeremy Brazil 3-1 (21-15)

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