Huskies turn in top performances at Finn Grinaker Open

July 12, 2020 0 By JohnValbyNation

The #2 St. Cloud State University wrestling team continued the open portion of its 2017-18 with a trip to the Finn Grinaker Open at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. on Nov. 18.

The Huskies gained six top finishes in the Gold Division brackets at the tournament. Of note, the tournament was an Open format and no team scores were kept. The tournament was divided into the Gold Division and the Maroon Division.

SCSU’s Brandon Briggs scored a first-place finish in the Gold Division 125 pound bracket with a 4-0 record that included two falls and a major decision. At 133-pounds, Adam Hedin placed first with a 3-0 record that included a 12-6 win over teammate Jordan Aquino in the title bout at 133. At 141-pounds, SCSU’s Jarred Oftedahl and Travis Swanson both had 2-0 records while Jake Barzowski placed first at 149 pounds with a 2-1 win over South Dakota State’s Michael Prieto in the title match.

At 165-pounds Devin FitzPatrick placed second with a 2-1 record and Alex Anaya was second at 174-pounds with a 3-1 record that included a close 3-2 loss to Minnesota Bailee O’Reilly. SCSU’s Vince Dietz tallied a first-place finish for the Huskies at 197-pounds. He was 3-0 on the day and won the top spot with an 11-2 win over teammate Noah Ryan.

To cap the day, Lawrence Phillips continued to carry on the tradition of strength at 285-pounds that has been a trademark of the SCSU program over the past several seasons. Phillips won first place honors at the Finn with a 5-0 record. Of note, SCSU’s Devin Donovan charted a first-place finish for the Huskies in the Maroon Division 165-pound bracket.

2017 Finn Grinaker Open Results

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Finn Grinaker Open Results for St. Cloud State

Gold Division 125
Brandon Briggs’s place is 1st and has scored 15.00 team points.

  • Round 1 – Brandon Briggs (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Jeremy Leintz (Mary) (Maj 13-5)
  • Round 2 – Brandon Briggs (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Jay Maxville (Northern State) (Fall 4:32)
  • Round 4 – Brandon Briggs (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Jake Nohre (Concordia-Moorhead) (Fall 0:53)
  • Round 5 – Brandon Briggs (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Oscar Nellis (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 8-3)

Gold Division 133
Jordan Aquino’s place is 2nd and has scored 13.50 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Jordan Aquino (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Aaron Dick (Concordia-Moorhead) (Dec 11-7)
  • Semifinal – Jordan Aquino (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Joel Salomon (St. Cloud State) (TF 16-0)
  • 1st Place Match – Adam Hedin (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jordan Aquino (St. Cloud State) (Dec 12-6)

Gold Division 133
Adam Hedin’s place is 1st and has scored 17.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Adam Hedin (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Rees Lehman (Northland Community & Technical College) (Fall 2:21)
  • Semifinal – Adam Hedin (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) (Maj 13-5)
  • 1st Place Match – Adam Hedin (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jordan Aquino (St. Cloud State) (Dec 12-6)

Gold Division 133
Joel Salomon’s place is 6th and has scored 7.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Joel Salomon (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Nicholas Pereira (Minot State (N.D.)) (Fall 2:08)
  • Semifinal – Jordan Aquino (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Joel Salomon (St. Cloud State) (TF 16-0)
  • Cons. Semi – Rylee Molitor (South Dakota State) won by injury default over Joel Salomon (St. Cloud State) (Inj. 0:00)
  • 5th Place Match – Aaron Dick (Concordia-Moorhead) won by forfeit over Joel Salomon (St. Cloud State) (FF)

Gold Division 133
Garrett Vos’s place is 4th and has scored 10.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) won in sudden victory – 1 over Rylee Molitor (South Dakota State) (SV-1 7-5)
  • Semifinal – Adam Hedin (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) (Maj 13-5)
  • Cons. Semi – Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Aaron Dick (Concordia-Moorhead) (TF 17-0)
  • 3rd Place Match – Rylee Molitor (South Dakota State) won by decision over Garrett Vos (St. Cloud State) (Dec 7-6)

Gold Division 141
Ryan Rodorigo’s place is 3rd and has scored 13.50 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Ryan Rodorigo (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Dimitri Grivas (Minot State (N.D.)) (Fall 0:38)
  • Semifinal – Travis Swanson (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Ryan Rodorigo (St. Cloud State) (Dec 5-4)
  • Cons. Semi – Ryan Rodorigo (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Tyson Leon (Minnesota State Moorhead) (Maj 8-0)
  • 3rd Place Match – Ryan Rodorigo (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Taylor Nein (North Dakota State University) (Dec 5-4)

Gold Division 141
Travis Swanson’s place is 2nd and has scored 14.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Travis Swanson (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Noah Huff (Mary) (Fall 2:13)
  • Semifinal – Travis Swanson (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Ryan Rodorigo (St. Cloud State) (Dec 5-4)

Gold Division 141
Jarred Oftedahl’s place is 2nd and has scored 13.50 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Jarred Oftedahl (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Tyson Leon (Minnesota State Moorhead) (TF 16-0)
  • Semifinal – Jarred Oftedahl (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Taylor Nein (North Dakota State University) (Dec 5-0)

Gold Division 149
Jake Barzowski’s place is 1st and has scored 16.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Jake Barzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Ty Johnson (Concordia-Moorhead) (Dec 8-3)
  • Semifinal – Jake Barzowski (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Bryan Burnett (Northern State) (Fall 1:43)
  • 1st Place Match – Jake Barzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Michael Prieto (South Dakota State) (Dec 2-1)

Gold Division 165
Travis Holt’s place is 3rd and has scored 13.50 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Travis Holt (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Semifinal – Brett Bye (South Dakota State) won by decision over Travis Holt (St. Cloud State) (Dec 8-2)
  • Cons. Semi – Travis Holt (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Phillip Springsteen (Mary) (Fall 7:16)
  • 3rd Place Match – Travis Holt (St. Cloud State) won by injury default over Garrett Jordan (South Dakota State) (Inj. 0:00)

Gold Division 165
Devin Fitzpatrick’s place is 2nd and has scored 12.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Devin Fitzpatrick (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Phillip Springsteen (Mary) (Dec 6-5)
  • Semifinal – Devin Fitzpatrick (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Garrett Jordan (South Dakota State) (Dec 8-3)
  • 1st Place Match – Brett Bye (South Dakota State) won by decision over Devin Fitzpatrick (St. Cloud State) (Dec 6-1)

Gold Division 174
Kolton Eischens’s place is 3rd and has scored 19.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Theo Robison (Jamestown (N.D.)) (Fall 0:49)
  • Semifinal – Bailee O`Reilly (Minnesota) won by decision over Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) (Dec 9-7)
  • Cons. Semi – Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Gabe Jaurequi-Diaz (Jamestown (N.D.)) (Fall 1:49)
  • 3rd Place Match – Kolton Eischens (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Jake Johnson (Concordia-Moorhead) (TF 18-2)

Gold Division 174
Alex Anaya’s place is 2nd and has scored 17.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Alex Anaya (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Alex Anaya (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Gabe Jaurequi-Diaz (Jamestown (N.D.)) (Fall 0:56)
  • Semifinal – Alex Anaya (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jake Johnson (Concordia-Moorhead) (Dec 5-2)
  • 1st Place Match – Bailee O`Reilly (Minnesota) won by decision over Alex Anaya (St. Cloud State) (Dec 3-2)

Gold Division 184
Riley Vanik’s place is 3rd and has scored 16.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Samuel Grove (South Dakota State) won by major decision over Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) (Maj 8-0)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Austin Rake (St. Cloud State) (Dec 6-5)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Ethan Bryan (Northland Community & Technical College) (Fall 0:31)
  • Cons. Semi – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Collin Dolejs (Concordia-Moorhead) (Maj 14-6)
  • 3rd Place Match – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) won by decision over David Murphy (Northern State) (Dec 13-11)

Gold Division 184
Austin Rake’s place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Austin Rake (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Jonah Lange (Concordia-Moorhead) (Maj 16-3)
  • Quarterfinal – Dylan Anderson (Minnesota) won by decision over Austin Rake (St. Cloud State) (Dec 11-7)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Riley Vanik (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Austin Rake (St. Cloud State) (Dec 6-5)

Gold Division 197
Vince Dietz’s place is 1st and has scored 17.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Vince Dietz (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Aspen Naylor (Northern State) (Fall 6:05)
  • Semifinal – Vince Dietz (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Briley Crissler (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 1-0)
  • 1st Place Match – Vince Dietz (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Noah Ryan (St. Cloud State) (Maj 11-2)

Gold Division 197
Noah Ryan’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.

  • Quarterfinal – Noah Ryan (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Diego Gallegos (Northern State) (Fall 3:36)
  • Semifinal – Noah Ryan (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Cody Pahan (Unattached) (Fall 4:35)
  • 1st Place Match – Vince Dietz (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Noah Ryan (St. Cloud State) (Maj 11-2)

Gold Division 285
Lawrence Phillips’s place is 1st and has scored 14.00 team points.

  • Round 1 – Lawrence Phillips (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Mitchell Eull (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 9-5)
  • Round 2 – Lawrence Phillips (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jacob Belland (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 6-2)
  • Round 3 – Lawrence Phillips (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Blake Wolters (South Dakota State) (Dec 4-3)
  • Round 4 – Lawrence Phillips (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Austin Moen (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 2-0)
  • Round 5 – Lawrence Phillips (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Alex Kubicek (Minnesota State Moorhead) (Fall 0:23)

Maroon Division 141
Tanner Pasvogel’s place is 3rd and has scored 16.50 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Brody Schmidt (North Dakota State University) (Maj 11-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Kyle Dupre (Jamestown (N.D.)) (Fall 2:49)
  • Semifinal – Griffin Hieb (Northern State) won by decision over Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) (Dec 7-2)
  • Cons. Semi – Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Jeseb Mogen (Minot State (N.D.)) (Fall 2:05)
  • 3rd Place Match – Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Marco Ramirezlazos (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 8-3)

Maroon Division 149
John Roddick’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – John Roddick (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Peyton Smith (South Dakota State) won by major decision over John Roddick (St. Cloud State) (Maj 17-3)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Brenn Olson (Minnesota) won by fall over John Roddick (St. Cloud State) (Fall 3:31)

Maroon Division 157
Theodore Pierce’s place is 5th and has scored 12.50 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Anthony Struntz (Concordia-Moorhead) won by decision over Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) (Dec 8-5)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Luis Alvarado (Mary) (Fall 5:35)
  • Cons. Semi – Patrick Griffin (Concordia-Moorhead) won in tie breaker – 1 over Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) (TB-1 2-1)
  • 5th Place Match – Theodore Pierce (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Ryan Stenson (Minnesota State Moorhead) (TF 15-0)

Maroon Division 165
Hunter Grau’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Hunter Grau (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Travis Ostby (Concordia-Moorhead) (Fall 4:09)
  • Quarterfinal – Hunter Grau (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Kelby Hawkins (South Dakota State) (Maj 14-6)
  • Semifinal – Hunter Grau (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Anders Lantz (South Dakota State) (Dec 8-7)
  • 1st Place Match – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Hunter Grau (St. Cloud State) (Dec 5-1)

Maroon Division 165
Sakai Kelly’s place is 5th and has scored 12.50 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Justin Dravis (Minnesota State Moorhead) (TF 21-5)
  • Quarterfinal – Luis Lopez (Minot State (N.D.)) won by decision over Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Dec 8-2)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Travis Ostby (Concordia-Moorhead) (Fall 1:10)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Tyler Sharron (Minot State (N.D.)) (Maj 18-8)
  • Cons. Semi – Anders Lantz (South Dakota State) won by fall over Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Fall 3:47)
  • 5th Place Match – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Luis Lopez (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 8-5)

Maroon Division 165
Max McGowan’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Luis Lopez (Minot State (N.D.)) won by fall over Max McGowan (St. Cloud State) (Fall 4:36)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Justin Dravis (Minnesota State Moorhead) won by fall over Max McGowan (St. Cloud State) (Fall 1:54)

Maroon Division 165
Josh BArzowski’s place is 3rd and has scored 13.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Tyler Sharron (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 5-4)
  • Quarterfinal – Anders Lantz (South Dakota State) won by decision over Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) (Dec 3-2)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Emmanuel Steele (Northland Community & Technical College) (TF 16-1)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Kelby Hawkins (South Dakota State) (Dec 8-1)
  • Cons. Semi – Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Luis Lopez (Minot State (N.D.)) (Dec 5-3)
  • 3rd Place Match – Josh BArzowski (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Anders Lantz (South Dakota State) (Dec 5-2)

Maroon Division 165
Devin Donovan’s place is 1st and has scored 19.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Devon Sievers (South Dakota State) (Maj 11-1)
  • Semifinal – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Luis Lopez (Minot State (N.D.)) (Maj 12-3)
  • 1st Place Match – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Hunter Grau (St. Cloud State) (Dec 5-1)

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