8 Panthers Medal at Flanagan Open Wrestling Tourney

By Michelle Van Dorn, UNI Sports Information

Keaton Geerts

DUBUQUE, Iowa – Eight Panthers from UNI wrestling medaled at the Pat Flash Flanagan Open today.

Keaton Geerts, a two-time high school state champion from New Hampton, Iowa, earned his first college tournament win. Geerts earned two falls and a sudden victory win en route to a title at 149 pounds. Geerts earned the second fastest fall and the second-most falls in the fastest time of all wrestlers competing at the tournament.

Jack Skudlarcyzk took second at 133 pounds. He has medaled in four collegiate tournaments. He is a four-time state champion as a prep in Texas.

Austin Yant also took second for the Panthers. Yant, of Waverly, Iowa, started the tournament with a major decision win at 165 pounds.
The Panthers notched seven falls on the day.

FULL RESULTS

125: Tanner Rohweder – DNP

  • Jake Hiles (Loras College) L 14-1 MD
  • Jay Schipper (UNI) W 13-7
  • Kolby Smith (Maryville) L  11-6

125: Jay Schipper – DNP

133: Jack Skudlarcyzk – 2nd place

  • Dearion Stokes (Joliet Junior College) W 3:55 F
  • Drew West (Northern Illinois) W 19-1 TF
  • Taylor Jokerst (Maryville) W 5-1
  • Alex Waggoner (Maryville) W 10-0 MD
  • Ian Parker (Iowa State) L  17-1 TF

141: Chase Lienhard – 4th place

  • Andy Hansen (Davenport) W 10-4
  • Will Roark (Maryville) L  2:33 F
  • Luke Pradel (Wisconsin-Parkside) W 7-4
  • Jordan Ringler (Davenport) L FF

149: Keaton Geerts – 1st place

  • Simon Schuler (Loras College) W 1:38 F
  • Michael Peters (Maryville) W MFF
  • Garrett Model (Wisconsin) W 0:40 F
  • James Krischke (Maryville) W 9-7 SV1

149: Triston Lara – 4th place

  • Kristian Vasquez (Iowa State) W 18-10 MD
  • James Krischke (Maryville) L  11-2 MD
  • Hunter Vester (Joliet Junior College) W 2:28 F
  • Tyler Stegall (Maryville) W 6-1
  • Garrett Model (Wisconsin) W 5:56 F
  • Ryan Leisure (ISU) L  8-5

165: Austin Yant – 2nd place

  • Tanner Sparks (Maryville) W 13-4 MD
  • Logan McQuillen (Iowa) W 8-4
  • John Anderson (Maryville) W 3-2 (SV1)
  • Brady Jennings (Iowa State) L  7-0

165: Pat Schoenfelder – 4th place

  • Tristan McDonald (Iowa) W 19-6 MD
  • Brady Jennings (Iowa State) L  19-4 TF
  • Tanner Sparks (Maryville) W 15-4 MD
  • Gabe Pleasants (Loras) W 2:38 F
  • John Anderson (Maryville) W 3-1
  • Jeremiah Moody (Iowa)  L  15-6 MD

174: Brody Beck – 6th place

  • Colin Strickland (Iowa State) W 6-4
  • Brit Wilson (Northern Illinois) L  5:21 F
  • Tucker Morrison (Iowa State) W 3-1 (SV1)
  • Kevin Gschwendtner (Wisconsin-Parkside) W 8-2
  • Izaec Quintanilla (Wisconsin) L  0:37 F
  • Tylan Entriken (Iowa State) L  5:22 F

174: Carter Rohweder – DNP

  • Max Schmitz (Wisconsin-Parkside) W 9-5
  • Izaec Quintanilla (Wisconsin) L  3:31 F
  • Colin Strickland (Iowa State) L  4:25 F

197: Izaak Shedenhelm – 4th place

  • Cody Meyer (Wisconsin-Parkside) L  7-6
  • Jacob Holmes (Davenport) W 1:57 F
  • Rodsean Graham (Joliet Junior College) W DQ
  • Sam Cook (Iowa) W 5-1
  • Connor Corbin (Iowa) L  5-2