UJ Roundup: Jimmies women's hockey, men's wrestling both lose

In the series' history, the Jimmies are now 0-5 against the Beavers.

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University of Jamestown's Makenzie Gibson (29) looks around a trio to see the action as teammates Gracie Fisher (97) and Margaux Kautzmann (5) sandwich Minot State's Riley Ball in place during women's hockey action at Wilson Arena on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.
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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.

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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

Scoring plays:

First period:

MSU: Olivia Opheim, 6:21

MSU: Riley Ball, 19:29

Second period:

MSU: Jordan Kulbida, 0:46


UJ: Jayden Baker, 13:54

UJ: Crystal Wale, 17:19

Third period:

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)

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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