NDSU Falls Hard at Wyoming

For the first time this season the NDSU Bison lost a dual meet.  The Bison were handled by Wyoming 29-6 Saturday evening in Laramie.  The Bison only mustered two victories; a 6-5 decision from #8 Brent Fleetwood at 125 pounds and an overtime decision from Jaden Van Maanen at 149.  Brandon Metz continues to come…

Fleetwood Fourth, Sykora Eighth at Cliff Keen Las Vegas

NDSU senior Brent Fleetwood dropped his semifinal match against #2 ranked Sebastian Rivera of Northwestern in his first bout of the morning.  Fleetwood then rebounded to win a consolation semifinal against #10 Travis Piotrowski of Illinois before falling in the third place match 4-0 to #8 Sean Russell of Minnesota  Against Rivera, Fleetwood scored the…

Bison Crown Five Champions At Road Runner Open

The North Dakota State wrestling team had a successful weekend on the west coast. Two days after edging Fresno State and moving to 3-0 on the dual season, the Bison crowned six champions at the Cal State-Bakersfield Road Runner Open. Bison champions were Brent Fleetwood (125), Cam Sykora (133), Gavin Sutton (141), Cordell Eaton (197),…

Six Bison, Three Marauders Bring Home Jimmie Open Titles

NDSU’s group of redshirts and backups scored six Jimmie Open titles Saturday afternoon in Jamesrown, while the University of Mary scored three titles of their own. Mary put a wrestler into the finals at the first four weight classes and got championship performances from Nate Humann (125), Hunter Eckert (141), and Braydon Huber (149). Huber,…

Bison Start Season Strong In Win Over #16 Northwestern

North Dakota State opened their 2018-19 schedule with a 26-17 victory over #16 Northwestern. The Bison scored victories in seven of ten weight classes and got bonus points from Brent Fleetwood (125), Andrew Fogarty (165), and Tyler McNutt (184). Fleetwood and Fogarty both recorded falls, while McNutt racked up an 18-3 technical fall. The dual…