Doane wrestling opened the home slate on Tuesday evening in Crete as they hosted Graceland University at Fred Beile Arena inside of Fuhrer Field House. The two squads, both in their 5th year of competition, had a competitive match once again with Doane coming out on top, 25-19.Doane leads the all-time series, 3-2, following the win on Tuesday.
The Tigers won six of the 10 matches.
Triston Santos (FR/Ewa Beach, Hawaii) opened the evening with a major decision victory at 125. He defeated Dillon Wheeler, 19-6.
Seth Hood (SR/Porterville, Calif.) collected a tech fall win in 2:12 as he defeated Wesley Russum, 16-1 at 141.
Preston Jurgens (JR/Beatrice, Neb.) grinded out a 5-3 victory at 149. He defeated Shea Swafford.
Dustin Carstens (SO/Gardner, Kan.) posted a pin at 2:30 over Brandon Seward in the 165 division.
Zach Linton (SO/Winters, Calif.) posted a major decision over Gabe Gonzalez. He won 11-3 at 184.
Doane led 22-15 heading into the 197 match. This match would eventually serve as the turning point in a closely contested match.
Craig Hudiburgh (JR/Aurora, Neb.) took on DeMarco Mosely at 197. Mosely had a pair of takedowns early on and held a 4-1 lead late in the opening period. In the final 15 seconds of the 1st period, Hudiburgh picked up a reversal followed by a four-point near-fall to grab six points and a 7-4 lead. He went on to win 10-5 and clinch the team victory for the Tigers.
Next Time on the Mat
The Tigers will head west to Kearney for the UNK Holiday Inn Open on Saturday, November 18.
125 Triston Santos (Doane) def. Dillon Wheeler (Graceland), major dec 19-6 DU 4-0
133 Cartland Allen (GU) def. Jonathan Fletcher (DU), pin (1:15) GU 6-4
141 Seth Hood (DU) def. Wesley Russum (GU), tech fall 16-1 (2:12) DU 9-6
149 Preston Jurgens (DU) def. Shea Swafford, dec 5-3 DU 12-6
157 Drew Sams (GU) def. Gage Herron (DU), dec 7-2 DU 12-9
165 Dustin Carstens (DU) def. Brandon Seward (GU), pin (2:30) DU 18-9
174 Dylan Brazell (GU) def. Justin Shaw (DU), pin (0:36) DU 18-15
184 Zach Linton (DU) def. Gabe Gonzalez (GU), major dec 11-3 DU 22-15
197 Craig Hudiburgh (DU) def. DeMarco Mosely (GU), dec 10-5 DU 25-15
285 Ryan Paige (GU) def. Jake Smith (DU), major dec 13-0 DU 25-19