Midland downs Briar Cliff

Sioux City, Iowa -- No. 9 Midland University downed Briar Cliff University 24-18 to move to 2-0 in GPAC duals on the season.

"We wrestled well on the road tonight," said Beau Vest, Midland University wrestling head coach. "Briar Cliff is well coached and has some good wrestlers. Our team responded when we had to and we came away with a good win."

No. 3 ranked Lonnie Brown came away with an overtime victory in 285-lb weight class by getting the 4-2 win over Briar Cliff's Abram Reynolds . No. 4 ranked Aspen Kmiec wrestled at 133-lbs and came away with the techfall victory over Grant Jongerious. No. 9 Tyler McMichael won by decision, 6-0, in the 157-lb weight class in a hard fought match over the Charger's Leland Slawson. Conor Hovey sealed the Midland win with a 14-0, major decision victory, over Curtis Bright in the 184-lb match.

Midland University moves to a dual record of 2-3 overall on the year and 2-0 in the conference .The Warriors will be back in action this Saturday, December 7, as they head to the Bob Smith Open in Hays Kansas. Wrestlers will hit the mats at 9:00 a.m.

285 Lonnie Brown (MID) def. Abram Reynolds, 4-2 (OT)
125 Kyle Robison (BCU) def. Skylar Goepfert, 3-1
133 Aspen Kmiec (MID) def. Grant Jongerious, by Tech Fall (15-0)
141 Sonny Gulesian (BCU) def. Chauncey Ziemann, 4-0
149 Tyler Boyer (MID) def. Skylar Weber, by Fall (1:15)
157 Tyler McMichael (MID) def. Leland Slawson, 6-0
165 Joseph Winkler (MID) def. Joe Andrews, 5-1
174 Anthony Pike (BCU) def. Aaron Hovey, by Fall (4:32)
184 Conor Hovey (MID) def. Curtis Bright, by Major Dec. (14-0)
197 Jordan Watkins (BCU) def. Micah Kekela, by Fall (4:06)


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