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SIUE Wrestling Crowns Two Champions at Grand View Open

David Devine
David Devine

DES MOINES, Iowa – SIUE newcomer Matt Lester and senior David Devine won their respective weight classes at Saturday's Grand View Open.

 

Lester, a transfer from Oklahoma, was the champion at 165 pounds. He easily defeated Missouri's Jordan Gagliano 11-2 in the championship match.

 

Devine began the day with a 49-second pin over South Dakota State's Alex Macki and then earned first-place honors in the 285-pound weight class with a 5-2 decision over Northern Iowa's Cody Krumweide.

 

"They're both wrestling well today," said SIUE Head Coach Jeremy Spates. "It's nice for them to get it rolling. This was Matt's second event, and you could see him starting to get his confidence back. David has been there all year, and it was nice to see him string some wins together."

 

Five SIUE wrestlers finished among the top six overall. Dakota Leach took sixth at 125 pounds. He was edged by South Dakota State's Paul Mascarenas in the fifth-place match 7-5. Karsten Van Velsor took fourth overall after dropping an 18-3 technical fall in the third-place match. Jake Residori placed fifth by blanking Missouri's Parker VonEdgidy 6-0 in the fifth-place match.

 

Spates said it was a solid weekend for the Cougars.

 

"We started seeing things we had worked on in practice out on the mat," said Spates.

 

SIUE returns to dual meet action with a host of home action Feb. 9 against Buffalo, Eastern Michigan and Grand Canyon at the Vadalabene Center.


SIUE RESULTS

Grand View Open 125 - Dakota Leach's place is 6th
Champ. Round 1 - Dakota Leach (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Dakota Leach (SIUE) won by decision over Paul Mascarenas (South Dakota State) (Dec 8-2)
Quarterfinal - Dakota Leach (SIUE) won by decision over Drew Romero (Air Force Prep Academy) (Dec 6-5)
Semifinal - Ryak Finch (Grand View University) won by fall over Dakota Leach (SIUE) (Fall 1:36)
Cons. Semi - Da`Wayne Robertson (Ellsworth Comm College) won by decision over Dakota Leach (SIUE) (Dec 5-1)
5th Place Match - Paul Mascarenas (South Dakota State) won by decision over Dakota Leach (SIUE) (Dec 7-5)

Grand View Open 141 - Wade Willen
Champ. Round 1 - Dillon Spates (Waldorf College) won by decision over Wade Willen (SIUE) (Dec 6-1)
Cons. Round 1 - Gabe Grahek (Univ of Wisconsin) won by decision over Wade Willen (SIUE) (Dec 3-0)

Grand View Open 141 - Drew Vrbenec's place is unknown and has scored 6.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Drew Vrbenec (SIUE) won by decision over Jake Hodges (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Dec 5-4)
Champ. Round 2 - Drew Vrbenec (SIUE) won by fall over Kyle Bell (NWMSU Wrestling Club) (Fall 3:44)
Quarterfinal - Brandon Wright (Grand View University) won by major decision over Drew Vrbenec (SIUE) (Maj 11-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Sal Annoreno (Northern Illinois University) won by decision over Drew Vrbenec (SIUE) (Dec 5-2)

Grand View Open 149 - Brandon Brindley
Champ. Round 1 - Brandon Brindley (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Lucas Zilverberg (South Dakota State) won by major decision over Brandon Brindley (SIUE) (Maj 10-2)
Cons. Round 2 - Adam Staudt (Iowa State University) won by decision over Brandon Brindley (SIUE) (Dec 3-1)

Grand View Open 149 - Karsten Van Velsor's place is 4th
Champ. Round 1 - Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) won by major decision over Logan Loftus (William Penn Univ) (Maj 18-7)
Quarterfinal - Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) won by decision over Tyler Sonnabend (Hannibal-LaGrange College) (Dec 9-7)
Semifinal - Connor Ryan (University of Iowa) won by major decision over Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) (Maj 9-1)
Cons. Semi - Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) won by decision over Alex Hernandez (Iowa State University) (Dec 8-4)
3rd Place Match - Andrew Crone (Univ of Wisconsin) won by tech fall over Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) (TF 18-3)

Grand View Open 157 - Jake Vitale
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Vitale (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Taylor Berger (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Jake Vitale (SIUE) (Dec 9-7)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Vitale (SIUE) received a bye
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Vitale (SIUE) received a bye
Cons. Round 4 - Jake Vitale (SIUE) won by fall over Justin Weber (Univ of Wisconsin) (Fall 3:34)
Cons. Round 5 - Taylor Berger (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Jake Vitale (SIUE) (Dec 9-6)

Grand View Open 157 - Lucas Volpe
Champ. Round 1 - Lucas Volpe (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Colin Holler (South Dakota State) won by tech fall over Lucas Volpe (SIUE) (TF 19-4)
Cons. Round 2 - Lucas Volpe (SIUE) received a bye
Cons. Round 3 - Keegan Einerson (UW-La Crosse) won by fall over Lucas Volpe (SIUE) (Fall 1:40)

Grand View Open 157 - Logun Taylor
Champ. Round 1 - Logun Taylor (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Logun Taylor (SIUE) won by decision over Bryce Robbins (Waldorf College) (Dec 7-2)
Quarterfinal - Zach Witte (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by fall over Logun Taylor (SIUE) (Fall 3:53)
Cons. Round 4 - Keegan Einerson (UW-La Crosse) won by fall over Logun Taylor (SIUE) (Fall 0:20)

Grand View Open 165 - Matthew Lester's place is 1st
Champ. Round 1 - Matthew Lester (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Matthew Lester (SIUE) won by decision over Trace Engelkes (Northern Illinois University) (Dec 3-0)
Quarterfinal - Matthew Lester (SIUE) won by fall over Tim Miklus (Unattached) (Fall 4:51)
Semifinal - Matthew Lester (SIUE) won by decision over Seth Liegel (Univ of Wisconsin) (Dec 4-3)
1st Place Match - Matthew Lester (SIUE) won by major decision over Jordan Gagliano (Univ of Missouri) (Maj 11-2)

Grand View Open 174 - Jake Residori's place is 5th
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Residori (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Jake Residori (SIUE) won by major decision over Dylan Blackford (Grand View University) (Maj 12-4)
Quarterfinal - Jake Residori (SIUE) won by major decision over Douglas Gelbach (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Maj 8-0)
Semifinal - Alex Meyer (University of Iowa) won by decision over Jake Residori (SIUE) (Dec 7-2)
Cons. Semi - Riley Banach (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Jake Residori (SIUE) (Dec 7-5)
5th Place Match - Jake Residori (SIUE) won by decision over Parker VonEdgidy (Univ of Missouri) (Dec 6-0)

Grand View Open 174 - Ben Throm
Champ. Round 1 - Ben Throm (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Jake Stilling (Univ of Wisconsin) won by fall over Ben Throm (SIUE) (Fall 3:59)
Cons. Round 2 - Ben Throm (SIUE) received a bye
Cons. Round 3 - Ben Throm (SIUE) won by injury default over Thomas Moman (Grand View University) (Inj. 0:00)
Cons. Round 4 - Billy Chancey (Northern Illinois University) won by major decision over Ben Throm (SIUE) (Maj 8-0)

Grand View Open 197 - Josh Wood
Champ. Round 1 - Josh Wood (SIUE) won by fall over Jesse Svoboda (Iowa Western Comm College) (Fall 2:03)
Champ. Round 2 - Dane Pestano (Iowa State University) won by decision over Josh Wood (SIUE) (Dec 7-5)
Cons. Round 2 - Josh Wood (SIUE) won by major decision over Jhalen Flanders (Iowa Western Comm College) (Maj 14-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Josh Wood (SIUE) won by decision over Broc Berge (University of Iowa) (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Round 4 - Jared Bartel (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Josh Wood (SIUE) (Dec 7-3)

Grand View Open 197 - Chris Johnson
Champ. Round 1 - Chris Johnson (SIUE) received a bye
Champ. Round 2 - Chris Johnson (SIUE) won by decision over Jacyn Goebel (Iowa State University) (Dec 7-6)
Quarterfinal - Kris Klapprodt (University of Iowa) won by major decision over Chris Johnson (SIUE) (Maj 12-3)
Cons. Round 4 - AJ Mott (Grand View University) won by decision over Chris Johnson (SIUE) (Dec 7-4)

Grand View Open 285 - David Devine's place is 1st
Champ. Round 1 - David Devine (SIUE) won by fall over Alex Macki (South Dakota State) (Fall 0:49)
Champ. Round 2 - David Devine (SIUE) won by tech fall over Logan Summers (NWMSU Wrestling Club) (TF 16-0)
Quarterfinal - David Devine (SIUE) won by major decision over Dean Broghammer (Grand View University) (Maj 9-1)
Semifinal - David Devine (SIUE) won by decision over Tyler Swope (Iowa State University) (Dec 3-2)
1st Place Match - David Devine (SIUE) won by decision over Cody Krumweide (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Dec 5-2)

 

TOP SIX FINISHERS BY WEIGHT CLASS

Grand View Open - 125
1st Place - Ryak Finch of Grand View University
2nd Place - Phil Laux of University of Iowa
3rd Place - Kyle Larson of Iowa State University
4th Place - Da`Wayne Robertson of Ellsworth Comm College
5th Place - Paul Mascarenas of South Dakota State
6th Place - Dakota Leach of SIUE 
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Ryak Finch (Grand View University) won by tech fall over Phil Laux (University of Iowa) (TF 16-1)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Kyle Larson (Iowa State University) won by decision over Da`Wayne Robertson (Ellsworth Comm College) (Dec 5-4)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Paul Mascarenas (South Dakota State) won by decision over Dakota Leach (SIUE) (Dec 7-5)

Grand View Open - 133
1st Place - Derek Elmore of Northern Illinois University
2nd Place - Eric Wilson of Univ of Missouri
3rd Place - Jordan Northrup of Northern Illinois University
4th Place - Tyler Willers of Univ of Northern Iowa
5th Place - Raymond McQueen of Waldorf College
6th Place - Scottie Bonds of William Penn Univ
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Derek Elmore (Northern Illinois University) won by fall over Eric Wilson (Univ of Missouri) (Fall 1:36)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Jordan Northrup (Northern Illinois University) won by injury default over Tyler Willers (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Inj. 0:00)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Raymond McQueen (Waldorf College) won by injury default over Scottie Bonds (William Penn Univ) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 141
1st Place - Levi Wolfensperger of Univ of Northern Iowa
2nd Place - Brandon Wright of Grand View University
3rd Place - Topher Carton of University of Iowa
4th Place - Adam Perrin of Univ of Northern Iowa
5th Place - Jake Hodges of Univ of Northern Iowa
6th Place - Sal Annoreno of Northern Illinois University
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Levi Wolfensperger (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Brandon Wright (Grand View University) (Dec 8-6)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Topher Carton (University of Iowa) won by decision over Adam Perrin (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Dec 7-5)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Jake Hodges (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by injury default over Sal Annoreno (Northern Illinois University) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 149
1st Place - Brandon Sorensen of University of Iowa
2nd Place - Connor Ryan of University of Iowa
3rd Place - Andrew Crone of Univ of Wisconsin
4th Place - Karsten Van Velsor of SIUE 
5th Place - Alex Hernandez of Iowa State University
6th Place - Brian Warren of Grand View University
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Brandon Sorensen (University of Iowa) won by decision over Connor Ryan (University of Iowa) (Dec 2-0)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Andrew Crone (Univ of Wisconsin) won by tech fall over Karsten Van Velsor (SIUE) (TF 18-3)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Alex Hernandez (Iowa State University) won by injury default over Brian Warren (Grand View University) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 157
1st Place - Patrick Rhoads of University of Iowa
2nd Place - Colin Holler of South Dakota State
3rd Place - Dallas Houchins of Grand View University
4th Place - Zach Witte of Univ of Northern Iowa
5th Place - Taylor Berger of Univ of Northern Iowa
6th Place - Keegan Einerson of UW-La Crosse
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Patrick Rhoads (University of Iowa) won by decision over Colin Holler (South Dakota State) (Dec 4-2)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Dallas Houchins (Grand View University) won by decision over Zach Witte (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Dec 8-1)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Taylor Berger (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by injury default over Keegan Einerson (UW-La Crosse) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 165
1st Place - Matthew Lester of SIUE 
2nd Place - Jordan Gagliano of Univ of Missouri
3rd Place - Seth Liegel of Univ of Wisconsin
4th Place - Trace Engelkes of Northern Illinois University
5th Place - Daniel Woiwor of Iowa State University
6th Place - Curt Maas of Univ of Northern Iowa
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Matthew Lester (SIUE) won by major decision over Jordan Gagliano (Univ of Missouri) (Maj 11-2)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Seth Liegel (Univ of Wisconsin) won by fall over Trace Engelkes (Northern Illinois University) (Fall 2:11)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Daniel Woiwor (Iowa State University) won by injury default over Curt Maas (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 174
1st Place - Alex Meyer of University of Iowa
2nd Place - Cameron Thomson of Iowa State University
3rd Place - Riley Banach of Univ of Northern Iowa
4th Place - Jake Stilling of Univ of Wisconsin
5th Place - Jake Residori of SIUE 
6th Place - Parker VonEdgidy of Univ of Missouri
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Alex Meyer (University of Iowa) won by decision over Cameron Thomson (Iowa State University) (Dec 6-1)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Riley Banach (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Jake Stilling (Univ of Wisconsin) (Dec 7-5)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Jake Residori (SIUE) won by decision over Parker VonEdgidy (Univ of Missouri) (Dec 6-0)

Grand View Open - 184
1st Place - Boaz Beard of Iowa State University
2nd Place - Ricky Robertson of Univ of Wisconsin
3rd Place - Bruce Toal of Univ of Missouri
4th Place - Bryan Loughlin of Northern Illinois University
5th Place - Erik Lux of Univ of Northern Iowa
6th Place - Kyle Lux of Univ of Northern Iowa
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Boaz Beard (Iowa State University) won by decision over Ricky Robertson (Univ of Wisconsin) (Dec 5-4)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Bruce Toal (Univ of Missouri) won by decision over Bryan Loughlin (Northern Illinois University) (Dec 4-3)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Erik Lux (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by injury default over Kyle Lux (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 197
1st Place - Tomas Lira of University of Iowa
2nd Place - Kris Klapprodt of University of Iowa
3rd Place - Jared Bartel of Univ of Northern Iowa
4th Place - Nathan Rotert of South Dakota State
5th Place - Dane Pestano of Iowa State University
6th Place - Eric Peissig of Univ of Wisconsin
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - Tomas Lira (University of Iowa) won by decision over Kris Klapprodt (University of Iowa) (Dec 5-2)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Jared Bartel (Univ of Northern Iowa) won by decision over Nathan Rotert (South Dakota State) (Dec 7-1)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Dane Pestano (Iowa State University) won by injury default over Eric Peissig (Univ of Wisconsin) (Inj. 0:00)

Grand View Open - 285
1st Place - David Devine of SIUE 
2nd Place - Cody Krumweide of Univ of Northern Iowa
3rd Place - Dean Broghammer of Grand View University
4th Place - Ben Perna of Iowa State University
5th Place - Justin Heberlie of Univ of Missouri
6th Place - Tyler Swope of Iowa State University
1st Place Match
1st Place Match - David Devine (SIUE) won by decision over Cody Krumweide (Univ of Northern Iowa) (Dec 5-2)
3rd Place Match
3rd Place Match - Dean Broghammer (Grand View University) won by decision over Ben Perna (Iowa State University) (Dec 5-2)
5th Place Match
5th Place Match - Justin Heberlie (Univ of Missouri) won by decision over Tyler Swope (Iowa State University) (Dec 8-7)

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