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Wartburg Athletics | February 11, 2014

Wartburg extends win streak to 53 with win against No. 18 Cornell


MOUNT VERNON, Iowa -- Top-ranked Wartburg (17-0 overall) moved its winning streak to 53 in its 26-15 win against No. 18 Cornell (10-5).

Complete results:
125 – Ben Rosen (Cor) dec. Jake Agnitsch, 7-5 SV1.
133 – Phillip Opelt (Cor) pinned Charlie Jones, 3:27.
141 – Connor Campo (War) maj. dec. Samuel Chalkley, 14-3.
149 – No. 9 Trevor Engle (Cor) dec. Mark Pinero, 3-1 SV1.
157 – Drew Wagenhoffer (War) inj. def. Chase Ridenour, :36.
165 – No. 3 Cole Welter (War) maj. dec. Michael Maksimovic, 18-8.
174 – No. 1 Landon Williams (War) tech fall Brent Hamm, 15-0 (4:50).
184 – No. 8 Sam Upah (War) maj. dec. Aburough Abegesah, 11-3.
197 – No. 5 Alex Coolidge (Cor) dec. No. 6 Puna Soriano, 7-0.
285 – Ben Nagle (War) dec. Carl Gaul, 6-5.

Wartburg returns to the mat Friday when it hosts Coe for the Iowa Conference Championship.

Other notes:
• Wartburg has an overall winning streak to 53, which dates back to the 2011-12 season.
• Wartburg is 17-0 on the season.
• Wagenhoffer earned his 22nd win of the season and Welter won his 24th of the year.
• Williams has a team-best 33 victories.


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