Tigers wrestle NCAA Division II Augustana

Tigers wrestle NCAA Division II Augustana

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team visited NCAA Division II opponent Augustana University and fell to the Vikings, 54-0 Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, S.D.

 In the 133 pound weight class, Xylon Takata (Hilo, Hawaii) dropped his match against Brayden Curry. Cole Halouska (Worthing, S.D.) wrestled Tyler Wagener in a close match, but in the end, Halouska fell to Wagener 14-11.

 Marcus Urban (Plankinton, S.D.) wrestled Jackson Sweeney in the 165 pound match, and dropped the match by major decision 14-3. Chris Wheeler (Palmdale, Calif.) lost his match by fall to Lukas Poloncic, and Tanner Wernsman (Arapahoe, Neb.) was defeated by Daniel Bishop by technical fall.

 The Tigers will return to the mat against Doane College on Thursday Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Thursday in Crete, Neb.