Robinson paces Storm with fifth place finish at Cornell

Noah Robinson
Noah Robinson

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Noah Robinson took fifth place at 184 pounds and RJ Brown finished 8th at 165 to lead the Simpson wrestling team at Cornell's Matman Invitational on Saturday.

Robinson went 4-1 at 184 pounds, getting decisions over Bryce Fisher of Grand View and a major decision over Chris Nielson of Dubuque to advance to the fifth-place match. Robinson battled for a 10-8 decision over Ira Kuehn of Luther to earn the Storm's top placement of the day.

He has placed reached the podium in every meet the season and is 16-7 in tournament competition this season.

Brown went 4-2 at 165 pounds, responding from an opening-round loss with a technical fall over Devin Drier of Wisconsin-Platteville. He pinned Platteville's Carter Barkema before beating Shane Vaughan (Buena Vista) 9-5 and Josh Smith (Stevens Inst. of Technology) 12-2. He lost to Wartburg's Jacob Krakow in the consolation semis before taking a medical forfeit in the eighth-place match.

DeVaughn Scott (197), Sam Mathis (197) and Damon Piatt (285) all went 2-2 for the Storm.

Up Next
Saturday, Jan. 20 vs. Loras/Luther/Coe/Nebraska Wesleyan at the IIAC Duals hosted by Loras.

Meet Report
125 — Jacob Irwin, 0-2
133 — Alek Ziegler, 1-2
149 — Jaret Probasco, 0-2
149 — Blake Bauer, 1-2
165 — RJ Brown, 4-2, 8th Place
184 — Noah Robinson, 4-1, 5th Place
197 — DeVaughn Scott, 2-2
197 — Sam Mathis, 2-2
285 — Damon Piatt, 2-2

Team Results
1. Augsburg — 133.0
2. Wisconsin-Platteville — 106.5
3. Stevens Institute Of Technology — 98.0
4. Cornell College — 85.5
5. Concordia-Moorhead — 84.5
6. Wartburg — 68.0
7. Wisconsin-La Crosse — 65.5
8. Loras — 63.0
9. GrandView — 59.5
10. Luther — 55.0
11. Augustana (IL) — 39.5
12. Iowa State University Wrestling Club — 38.5
13. Coe — 37.5
14. Dubuque — 37.5
15. Simpson — 31.0
16. Buena Vista — 25.0
17. Lakeland — 4.0

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