DWU wrestling competes at South Dakota Showcase

DWU wrestling competes at South Dakota Showcase

SPEARFISH, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team participated in the South Dakota Showcase and took on NCAA Division I and Division II teams Sunday in Spearfish S.D.

 In their first dual of the day the Tigers faced off against DI powerhouse and 17th ranked South Dakota State University and lost 51-4. Freshman Stas Sutera (Tyndall, S.D.) came away with the lone victory in the dual as he won 12-1 by major decision.

 DWU took on Division II-opponent Augustana University next and lost 51-6 with Sutera winning by forfeit.

 To finish the day, the Tigers competed against Northern State University and fell 47-6. In the 197-pound weight class, Nick Woslum (Palmdale, Calif.) came away victorious by fall.

 DWU returns to Great Plains Athletic Conference action as they take on Hastings College at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Hastings, Neb.