UJ Roundup: Jimmies women's hockey, men's wrestling both lose
In the series' history, the Jimmies are now 0-5 against the Beavers.
MINOT — The University of Jamestown went to Minot State and continued to struggle against their rivals, as they lost 4-2 on Friday, Dec. 9, at Minot’s Maysa Arena. The Jimmies are now on a three-game losing streak, with all three games coming against the Beavers.
The Beavers’ (10-4-1) Olivia Opheim opened the scoring in the first period at the 6:21 mark before Riley Ball scored with 30 seconds to go in the opening period to make it 2-0. In the opening period, the Jimmies were outshot 19-5.
46 seconds into the second period, the Beavers scored again to make it 3-0. The score would stay that way until later in the period when the Jimmies’ Jayden Baker got on the board to make it 3-1 at the 13:54 mark of the period. Later in the period, the Jimmies’ Crystal Wale scored to cut the deficit to 3-2 but that’s as close as the Jimmies (5-11) would get, giving up a third-period goal to lose 4-2.
The two teams rematch at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, when they play at John L. Wilson Arena.
UJ 2, MSU 4
UJ: 0 2 0–2
MSU: 2 1 1–4
MSU: Olivia Opheim, 6:21
MSU: Riley Ball, 19:29
MSU: Jordan Kulbida, 0:46
UJ: Jayden Baker, 13:54
UJ: Crystal Wale, 17:19
MSU: Megan Norris, 5:05
Jimmies wrestling struggles at Morningside
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The University of Jamestown went to No. 13-ranked Morningside University hoping to pull off the upset, but they fell short losing 43-10. Out of the eight Jimmies participating they only got two wins.
After a forfeit win for the Mustangs opened the dual, the Mustangs got two wins in a row in the 133-pound and 141-pound weight classes respectively. The Jimmies’ Tommy Beringer put an end to the Mustangs' run with a major decision win over the Mustangs’ Brock Bolling in the 149-pound weight class. The Mustangs followed with a four-match winning streak to put the dual away. That run was ended by the Jimmies’ Jake Rau who got a fall win over the Mustangs’ Sendeska Kalskett.
The Jimmies return to the mats after the New Year at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, when they go to the Itasca Duals.
UJ 10, MU 43
125-pounds: MU’s Evan Snell wins by forfeit
133-pounds: MU’s Taylor Vazquez wins by fall over UJ’s Jace Goebel (Fall 4:35)
141-pounds: MU’s Nicholas Walters wins by major decision over UJ’s Degan Linne (MD 14-6)
149-pounds: UJ’s Tommy Beringer wins by major decision over MU’s Brock Bolling (MD 14-0)
157-pounds: MU’s John Diener wins by major decision over UJ’s Kaena De Santos (MD 11-2)
165-pounds: MU’s Zander Ernst wins by forfeit
174-pounds: MU’s Jackson Chapin wins by technical fall over UJ’s Carston Toedter (TF 18-3 7:00)
184-pounds: MU’s Samuel Moore wins by fall over UJ’s Cullen Glatt (Fall 3:40)
197-pounds: UJ’s Jake Rau wins by fall over MU’s Sendeska Kalskett (Fall 1:20)
285-pounds: MU’s Hunter DeJong wins by fall over UJ’s Edgar Espinoza (Fall 4:53)