Path to the Podium: Andrew Fogarty

(Images courtesy Nolan Schmidt) NCAA SEED: 13 RECORD: 20-4 RELEVANT RESULTS: #10 Branson Ashworth (Wyoming) dec. Andrew Fogarty 6-0 Andrew Fogarty dec. #10 Branson Ashworth 3-2 #9 Demetrius Romero (Utah Valley) dec. Andrew Fogarty 8-6 (OT)   The Weight Class 165 is my favorite bracket in the tournament, and cracking into the top eight is going to…

Path to the Podium: Brent Fleetwood

*#14 Ryan Milhoff of Arizona State was forced to injury default because of an injury in practice.  As a result, Brent Fleetwood will now wrestle Carmen Ferrante of Penn instead of Cole Verner of Wyoming.  All wrestlers seeded fifteen or lower were bumped up one slot, and Army’s Trey Chalifoux was added to the bracet…

NDSU Pins Utah Valley 47-3 in Big 12 Dual

*Article courtesy NDSU Athletic Department NDSU Pins Utah Valley 47-3 in Big 12 Dual FARGO, N.D.—North Dakota State recorded a season-high four falls including an upset by Brandon Metz at 285 pounds as the Bison pinned Utah Valley 47-3 in a Big12 Conference dual before 383 spectators in the Scheels Center on Friday, Feb. 1. NDSU (9-5,…

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 Advances to Cliff Keen Las Vegas Semifinals

NDSU senior Brent Fleetwood is having a fantastic start to his final college wrestling season.  Fleetwood, a transfer from Central Michigan who entered the tournament unseeded, defeated the fourth and fifth seeded wrestlers in advancing to tomorrow’s semifinal round.  In the round of 16, Fleetwood upended Virginia’s Louie Hayes 4-2.  Behind 2-1 with short time…

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),…

Bison Roll to 35-4 Win Over Northern Illinois

North Dakota State rolled to its second dual win of the season Thursday evening with a 35-4 victory over Northern Illinois.  The Bison were dominant throughout, winning nine of ten contested matches and scoring bonus points from Cam Sykora, Cordell Eaton, and Brandon Metz.  Technical fall machine Sykora, currently ranked seventeenth in the nation by…