Drury comes off a tradition starting weekend after hosting the Inaugural Drury Open in Weiser and Mabee gym.

December 6, 2017

Drury comes off a tradition starting weekend after hosting the Inaugural Drury Open in Weiser and Mabee gym. The tournament had a hundred wrestlers from NCAA DII, NAIA and JUCO teams. The Panthers came away with a Champion in Lawyer Beckum at 141 lbs as well as two runner-ups in Grant Taylor and Ben Melton. Cory Pych came away with a 4th place finish while teammate Ben Stahlman seized 3rd and Todd Angel captured 6th on the day.

The Panthers will hit the road this weekend for some varsity level competition at the Augie Duals is Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Drury will face #21 Augustana and #23 ranked University of Nebraska Kearney before wrestling Northwestern (NAIA) and Southwest Minnesota State. First dual starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 9th.

Here are the individual results from the Drury Open.

125 – Bryant Clay – 0-2

133 – Zach McCullough – 0-1

133 – Chris Hansen – 0-3

141 – Seth Otis – 2-2

141 – Lawyer Morgan Beckum – 4-0, Tournament Champion

149 – Jordan Jones – 0-2

149 – Cory Pych – 3-2, 4th Place

157 – Ben Stahlman – 4-1, 3rd Place

157 – Colin Harper – 0-2

157 – Jacob Willhoite – 1-3

165 – Grant Taylor – 2-1, 2nd Place

174 – Connar Loderhose – 2-2

174 – Trenton Clines – 0-2

184 – Charlie Terrana – 0-2

184 – Todd Angel – 2-3, 6th Place

197 – Dylan Komperda – 2-2

HWT – Ben Melton – 3-1 2nd Place

HWT – Cody Curnutt – 2-2

HWT – Christian Smart – 0-2

Here is the probable lineup for the Augie Duals

125 – Bryant Clay – Redshirt Freshman, 0-2 overall

133 – Max Newbury – Sophomore, 0-0 overall

141 – Lawyer Morgan Beckum – Sophomore, 13-4 overall

Or –    Seth Otis – Redshirt Freshman, 6-8 overall

149 – Cory Pych – Senior, 7-7 overall

157 – Ben Stahlman – Sophomore, 15-4 overall

165 – Grant Taylor – Sophomore, 8-7 overall

Or –   Collin Huitt – Redshirt Freshman, 2-2 overall

174 – Jacob Brune – Redshirt Freshman, 6-1 overall

184 – John Oss – Senior, 4-0 overall

Or   – Todd Angel – Redshirt Freshman, 9-9 overall

197 – Jared Rennick – Sophomore, 8-2 overall

Or   – Charlie Terrana – Redshirt Freshman, 3-5 overall

HWT – Ben Melton – Junior, 9-6 overall

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