Wrestling Leads Early, Fall to Norse

Jan 26, 2017

DECORAH, Iowa - The University of Dubuque wrestling team jumped out to an early lead on Thursday evening, capturing four out the first five matches before the host Norse took the next five matches and the dual by a score of 27-14.

Printice Walls garnered the victory at 133 lbs. in a close decision 11-9 over Luther's Cody Hanson. Jeremy Melendez (141 lbs.) captured the 13-7 decison over Gilbert Valadez. Nicholas Meyer (149 lbs.) won by a 9-5 decision over Travis Ostby. Quincy Kalkbrenner technical falled Michael Suarez in 7:00 (15-0).

Dual Meet results:

125: Connor Murphy (LUTH) over Javier Guillen (DUBU) (MD 18-4)
133: Printice Walls (DUBU) over Cody Hanson (LUTH) (Dec 11-9)
141: Jeremy Melendez (DUBU) over Gilbert Valadez (LUTH) (Dec 13-7)
149: Nicholas Meyer (DUBU) over Travis Ostby (LUTH) (Dec 9-5)
157: Quincy Kalkbrenner (DUBU) over Michael Suarez (LUTH) (TF 15-0 7:00)
165: Tristan Zurfluh (LUTH) over Patrick Mooney (DUBU) (Dec 4-0)
174: Javier Reyes (LUTH) over Jared Packer (DUBU) (Fall 3:17)
184: Justin Kreiter (LUTH) over Ethan Cain (DUBU) (MD 12-3)
197: Matthew Chlebek (LUTH) over Dominic Sterr (DUBU) (MD 13-1)
285: Clayton Jennings (LUTH) over Martin Flemming (DUBU) (Fall 2:17)

FINAL SCORE: Luther College - 27, University of Dubuque-14

The Spartans will host the Simpson College Storm in a dual on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6:00 p.m. in McCormick Gymansium.