Spartans Open IIAC Dual Meet Season, Prepare for Jim Fox Spartan Open

Dec 6, 2013

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque wrestling opened their Iowa Conference dual meet season on Friday night against #3-ranked Luther College Norse. The Spartans edged out an early lead 10-9 when Nick Drendel (Fr., North Aurora, Ill./West Aurora HS) grabbed the win by a fall in 2:08 at 149 lbs. The top-ranked Norse re-took the lead after winning the next five matches before the Spartans Dan Howell (So., Oswego, Ill./Oswego HS) earned a fall in 1:36 at 285 lbs. UD's Brian Travis (Jr., Redington Shores, Fla./Northside Christian HS) currently ranked #9 in NWCA individual rankings was the only other victor after claiming a major decision at 141 lbs. by a 11-2 score.

The Spartans host the UD Jim Fox Spartan Open on Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in McCormick Gymnasium and Stoltz Sports Center on campus (two mats will be in each gym). Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students. Individuals expected from UD, Loras College, Luther College, Upper Iowa University and the University of Iowa.


Dual Meet Results Vs. Luther

  December 6, 2013    
  Stoltz Sports Center - Dubuque, Iowa    
#3 Luther - 26 (1-1)    
  Dubuque - 16 (1-2)    
WT. Result  Dubuque   Luther 
125 Nick Scheffert (LUT) won by fall (3:42) over Nick Rivera (UD) 0 6
133 #7-Evan Obert (LUT) won by decision (9-3) over Kody Krenz (UD) 0 9
141 #9-Brian Travis (UD) won by major decision (11-2) vs. Dakota Gray (LUT) 4 9
149 Nick Drendel (UD) won by fall (2:08) over John Leibforth (LUT) 10 9
157 Blake Letney (LUT) won by decision (7-4) over Josh Lewis (UD) 10 12
165 #5-Garrett Bonte (LUT) won by decision (3-1) over Joe Kubica (UD) 10 15
174 Nick Jazdzewski (LUT) won by decision (2-0) over Elton Turnage (UD) 10 18
184  #3-Jayden DeVilbiss (LUT) wins by tech. fall (16-1) over Nathan Cristion (UD) 10 23
197 Nick Pearch (LUT) wins by decision (9-4) over Logan Staver (UD) 10 26
HWT  Dan Howell (UD) won by fall (1:36) over Clayton Jennings (LUT) 16 26