Grand View Athletics
Kelsey Redmond, Sports Information Director
DES MOINES – No. 1 Grand View men’s wrestling hosted Benedictine College on Tuesday in Sisam Arena for a Heart of America Conference match-up. The Vikings defeated the Ravens, 55-0, and improved their dual streak to 92 straight.
With the victory tonight, the Vikings tied the all-time collegiate dual record of 92, which was set by SUNY-Delhi from 1979-1983. At the NAIA level, the Vikings have won 122 straight NAIA duals.
In tonight’s match-up, the Vikings collected a total of seven pins from Matt Jordan, Matt Robertson, Dante Tacchia, Trevor Anderson, Gabriel Rangel, Ben Lee, and Greg Hagan. Jordan led the way with an impressive fall of 0:20.
Tanner Abbas and Dalton Jensen both posted tech-falls in the third and second period. Wrapping up a total point count of 55 to the Ravens 0. Justin McCunn contributed a 174 victory by decision 5-1 over McDermott of Benedictine.
Grand View will next travel to Crete, Neb. on December 5 to compete in the Doane Open. Wrestling begins at 9:00 a.m.