INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Head coach Dylan Peters tallied his first career win at the helm of the Simpson wrestling program on Thursday as the Storm handed Augustana a 38-2 loss inside Hopper Gymnasium.
The dual was highlighted by Simpson (1-3) garnering three pins during the contest. Sam McCoy picked up his second pin of the year, this time in 2:57 over Alex Cruz at 141 pounds. Shyler Langley grabbed a fall at 184 in 1:52 for the team's quickest takedown of the meet. In the next bout, Sam Mathis earned his fourth of the season, this time coming in 4:25 at 197.
Jakob Slavin erupted for a 15-3 win at 149 pounds to tally a major decision, while Dalton Cockman powered his way to the team's second major decision at 165. Cockman ended with a 9-0 score for his first win inside Hopper Gymnasium.
Dylan McChesney improved to 4-0 in dual meets with a slim 2-0 decision at 125 pounds to start Simpson off with a win in the nonconference matchup. Jason Padilla tacked on his second triumph of his sophomore season with a 12-5 decision at 133 pounds.
In the 157-pound match, Robert Silva added another win to his dual record after securing a 7-3 outcome. Colton Kinnison ended the contest with an 8-2 decision at 285 to even his season dual record at 2-2.
After just one day away from competition, the Storm take part in the Buena Vista Open on Saturday. Competition begins at 9 a.m. in Storm Lake, Iowa.
125 – Dylan McChesney (SIM) dec. Ellex Williams, 2-0
133 – Jason Padilla (SIM) dec. Ben Gruenstein, 12-5
141 – Sam McCoy (SIM) fall Alex Cruz, 2:57
149 – Jakob Slavin (SIM) maj. dec. Jake Larson, 15-3
157 – Robert Silva (SIM) dec. Danny Terronez, 7-3
165 – Dalton Cockman (SIM) maj. dec. Chase Clark, 9-0
174 – Neil O'Shaughnessy (AUG) dec. Noah Kirtley, 16-9
184 – Shyler Langley (SIM) fall Triston Richardson, 1:52
197 – Sam Mathis (SIM) fall Cannon Kelly, 4:25
285 – Colton Kinnison (SIM) dec. Daniel Skold, 8-2
(Augustana coach received an unsportsmanlike penalty, lost a team point)