ST. CLOUD, Minn. – No. 3 St. Cloud State opened its 2012-13 dual season with a 32-3 victory against non-conference rival No. 12 Concordia-Moorhead (1-2) on Tuesday at SCSU’s Halenbeck Hall.
The victory was SCSU’s 27th consecutive dual match win and the Huskies dominated from start to finish in the match. The Huskies opened the night with a 10-3 win by Eric Forde at 125 pounds and then rolled with four more wins at 133 pounds (Jared Kust), 141 pounds (Jay Hildreth), 149 pounds (Josh Howk) and 157 pounds (Clint Poster).
CC’s lone points were picked up at 165 pounds with a 6-4 win by Jake Krogstad against SCSU’s Jack Barnes. SCSU got back on track with an 8-4 victory by SCSU’s Ben McPhail at 174 pounds. No. 3 Shamus O’Grady added a 12-8 win for the Huskies at 184 pounds and Chris Brassell rolled to a 12-6 win at 197.
Senior Jacob Kahnke, who is ranked No. 2 in the nation, finished the evening with a fall victory at 5:48 at 285 pounds.