Jan. 24, 2010

Courtesy of St. Cloud State

St. Cloud, Minn. - The No. 8 St. Cloud State men's wrestling team lost its Husky Alumni Day tussle with No. 1 University of Nebraska-Omaha in a 34-9 contest Saturday afternoon at Halenbeck Halenbeck.

The Huskies (9-6) lost the first match of the day at 197 pounds to fall behind 3-0.

But St. Cloud State was able to answer with a huge three tie-breaker win from No. 6 Jake Kahnke (Shakopee) in the heavyweight division with a 4-3 win over No. 2 Elijah Madison.

With the score tied at 3-3, the wrestlers went extra time on the mat, with Kahnke earning a riding time point to win the match and improve to an impressive 21-3 on the season.

Junior Derek Skala (Owatonna) was able to record the Huskies' only pin of the match in the final tilt of the day with 23 seconds to go in the first period. Skala improves to 19-7 this season with the pin over No. 6 Austin Boehm.

SCSU will be on the road next week for a meet with Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opponent Minnesota State University Moorhead.

The match is set for a 7 p.m. start on Friday, January 29 in Moorhead, Minn.

Nebraska-Omaha 34
St. Cloud State 9

Individual Matches
125 #2 Terrell McKinney (Nebraska-Omaha) DEC / Trent Herold (St. Cloud State) 8-4
133 #2 Cody Garcia (Nebraska-Omaha) MD / Shane McQuade (St. Cloud State) 14-5
141 #3 Mario Morgan (Nebraska-Omaha) TF5 / Chad Schultz (St. Cloud State) 18-3 (7:00)
149 Taiten Weatherbee (Nebraska-Omaha) FALL / Jacob Horn (St. Cloud State) :23 in 3rd period
157 #2 George Ivanov (Nebraska-Omaha) DEC / John Sundgren (St. Cloud State) 6-4
165 #4 Ryan Pankoke (Nebraska-Omaha) DEC / Adam Minette (St. Cloud State) 8-4
174 Brett Rosedale (Nebraska-Omaha) Forfeit
184 #5 Derek Skala (St. Cloud State) FALL / #6 Austin Boehm (Nebraska-Omaha) :25 in 1st period
197 #1 Jacob Marrs (Nebraska-Omaha) MD / #6 Lucas Munkelwitz (St. Cloud State) 9-0
285 #6 Jake Kahnke (St. Cloud State ) RT, TB 3 / #2 Elijah Madison (Nebraska-Omaha)