Trent Jackson, Sports Information Director
DECORAH, Iowa – The No. 1/2-ranked Wartburg wrestling team improved its conference record to 4-0 with a 30-14 victory at Luther College during an American Rivers Conference dual match on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.
The Norse opened the evening with a 6-0 advantage with a pin at 125 lbs., but the Knights bounced back with five-straight victories to claim a 24-6 lead, including wins by fall from Joe Pins and Zane Mulder along with a 17-0 technical fall from freshman Carter Proffitt.
Luther trimmed the difference to 24-14 with two matches remaining, but Kobe Woods and Jordon Brandon closed out the night with decisions to seal the win for the Orange & Black.
Wartburg 30, Luther 14
125: Austin Spacht (Luther) over Brenden Baker (Wartburg) (Fall 1:07)
133: Joe Pins (Wartburg) over Alex Randell (Luther) (Fall 2:23)
141: Kris Rumph (Wartburg) over Tyler Difiore (Luther) (MD 11-3)
149: Brady Fritz (Wartburg) over Marcus Mandler (Luther) (Dec 4-2)
157: Carter Proffitt (Wartburg) over Caleb Domenico (Luther) (TF 17-0 4:09)
165: Zane Mulder (Wartburg) over Kamden Goering (Luther) (Fall 1:53)
174: Sage Nugent (Luther) over Jacob Herrmann (Wartburg) (Dec 4-2)
184: Ira Kuehn (Luther) over David Papach (Wartburg) (TF 17-0 5:00)
197: Kobe Woods (Wartburg) over Donovan Corn (Luther) (TB-1 3-2)
285: Jordon Brandon (Wartburg) over Logan Kennedy (Luther) (Dec 5-3)
125: Jamal Chakkour (Wartburg) over Miguel Garcia (Luther) (MD 12-2)
133: Noah Padilla (Wartburg) over Jesse Martinez (Luther) (Fall 3:45)
141: Jake Nadeau (Luther) over Zane Ziegler (Wartburg) (Dec 8-6)
141: Caden Schrage (Luther) over Zane Ziegler (Wartburg) (MD 18-5)
149: Jacob McBride (Wartburg) over Ryan Adams (Luther) (TF 16-0 4:09)
184: Isaiah Mitchell (Luther) over Cael Krueger (Wartburg) (Dec 7-6)
197: Jacob Steenhoek (Luther) over Brock Meyer (Wartburg) (Dec 5-2)
285: Walter West (Luther) over Eli Pannell (Wartburg) (Dec 7-3)
285: Eli Pannell (Wartburg) over Cullen Quick (Luther) (Dec 8-3)
Wartburg (4-1, 4-0 A-R-C) hosts Buena Vista University and Central College this Saturday, Feb. 6, for a triangular meet at Levick Arena.