Augustana goes 2-1 at the South Dakota Showcase

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Augustana University wrestling team began the dual portion of its 2015-16 schedule on Sunday at the South Dakota Showcase hosted by South Dakota State University at the Sanford Pentagon. The Vikings went 2-1 on the day picking up wins over Northern State and Dakota Wesleyan before falling to South Dakota State in the finale.

Augustana University 31 Northern State 12

Javier Vieyra (125 Pounds) would get the Vikings on the board first with an 11-10 decision over Carson Henry. Vieyra was down 10-9 late in the third period, when Vieyra scored a takedown with 35 seconds left to get the win for Augustana.

David Potratz (133 Pounds) would get a 13-1 major decision over Kenny Mcalavey. Potratz would get most of his points in the second period when he secured a takedown and a two-point nearfall.

Shawn Hatlestad (157) matched up against Grant Steen, playing to a 0-0 draw in the first period. Hatlestad would take a 3-1 advantage after the second period. Hatlestad would then get a takedown in the final seconds to secure the 6-2 decision.

Tim Weber (174 Pounds) took on Anthony Navarro, Weber would take a 5-2 lead into the third period. Weber would get a takedown late in the third period to secure the 10-4 decision.

Aero Amo (184 pounds) pinned David Murphy 20 seconds into the match to give Augustana a 25-9 advantage.

125: Javier Vieyra (AU) dec. Carson Henry (NSU), 11-10 — AU 3, NSU 0
133: David Potratz (AU) major dec. Kenny Mcaleavey (NSU), 13-1 — AU 7, NSU 0
141: C.J. Voegeli (NSU) def. Jeremiah Peterson (AU), by fall (3:16) — AU 7, NSU 6
149: Colin Ayers (AU) wins by forfeit — AU 13, NSU 6
157: Shawn Hatlestad (AU) dec. Grant Steen (NSU), 6-2 — AU 16, NSU 6
165: Sean Havlovic (NSU) dec. Bruce Lemon Jr. (AU), 9-6 — AU 16, NSU 9
174: Tim Weber (AU) dec. Anthony Navarro (NSU), 10-4 — AU 19, NSU 9
184: Aero Amo (AU) def. David Murphy (NSU), by fall (0:20) — AU 25, NSU 9
197: Joe Gomez (NSU) dec. Clayton Wahlstrom (AU), 5-3 — AU 25, NSU 12
285: Michael Lowman (AU) wins by forfeit — AU 31, NSU 12

Augustana University 43 Dakota Wesleyan 3

The Vikings won the first three matches by way of a forfeit.

Augustana would never look back as they would win the next six matches, behind two pins from Colin Ayers and Bruce Lemon , a technical fall and three decisions. To push the Augustana lead to 43-0.

Joe Schiller (285 Pounds) making his Augustana debut on Sunday. Schiller would lose to Jade Hoisington by way of a 8-1 decision.

125: Javier Vieyra (AU) wins by forfeit — AU 6, DWU 0
133: David Potratz (AU) wins by forfeit — AU 12, DWU 0
141: Austin Jordan (AU) wins by forfeit — AU 18, DWU 0
149: Colin Ayers (AU) def. Tanner Wonch (DWU), by fall (5:37) — AU 24, DWU 0
157: Shawn Hatlestad (AU) dec. Mito Mendivil (DWU), 9-2 — AU 26, DWU 0
165: Bruce Lemon Jr. (AU) def. Tanner Wernsman (DWU), by fall (1:48) — AU 32, DWU 0
174: Tim Weber (AU) dec. Nick Woslum (DWU), 8-2 — AU 35, DWU 0
184: Aero Amo (AU) tech. fall Isaac Rangel (DWU), 15-0 (3:10) — AU 40, DWU 0
197: Lane Lettau (AU) dec. Matt Schirado (DWU), 9-8 — AU 43, DWU 0
285: Jade Hoisington (DWU) dec. Joe Schiller (AU), 8-1 — AU 43, DWU 3

South Dakota State University 31 Augustana University 9

The Vikings got off on the right foot at 125 pounds when Javier Vieyra scored an 8-2 decision over Kahklen Morris.

The Jackrabbits would go on to win the next six bouts in the dual.

Aero Amo (184 Pounds) would get Augustana back on the right track with a 3-2 decision over Brady Ayers. It was a back and forth battle as both would get points from standing up. With about 20 seconds left in the match, Amo would score a two-point takedown giving him the victory.

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Michael Lowman (285 pounds) would go on to win the last match of the afternoon scoring a 5-2 decision victory over Alex Macki. Lowman and Macki had a tough battle through most of the match. Lowman would then score two takedowns in the third period to secure the win.

125: Javier Vieyra (AU) dec. Kahlen Morris (SDSU), 8-2 — AU 3, SDSU 0
133: #15 Brance Simms (SDSU) major dec., David Potratz (AU), 13-4 — SDSU 4, AU 3
141: Seth Gross (SDSU) major dec. Brandon Charbonneau (AU), 20-6 — SDSU 8, AU 3
149: Alex Kocer (SDSU) def. Jacob Anderson (AU), by fall (5:40) — SDSU 14, AU 3
157: #6 Cody Pack (SDSU) tech. fall Shawn Hatlestad (AU), 16-0 (5:22) — SDSU 19, AU 3
165: Luke Zilverberg (SDSU) major dec. Bruce Lemon Jr. (AU), 13-3 — SDSU 23, AU 3
174: David Kocer (SDSU) dec. Tim Weber (AU), 8-1 — SDSU 26, AU 3
184: Aero Amo (AU) dec. Brady Ayers (SDSU), 3-2 — SDSU 26, AU 6
197: Nate Rotert (SDSU) tech. fall Clayton Wahlstrom (AU), 19-4 (4:52) — SDSU 31, AU 6
285: Michael Lowman (AU) dec. Alex Macki (SDSU), 5-2 — SDSU 31, AU 9

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Augustana will be back in action next weekend as they take on Morningside, Truman State and Northwestern (Iowa) in the Augie Duals with matches beginning at 10 a.m.

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