Midland Hosts Annual Viking-Warrior Open

FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University hosted 13 schools and universities at their annual Viking-Warrior Open on Saturday. The event saw wrestlers from nearby states from every level of college wrestling battle on mats inside Hopkins Arena.

Midland had six wrestlers in action as Prestin Vondra (141), Tristan Snover (149), Bryson Jensen (157), Bryan Sledge (184), Dylan Buschow (184), and Schuyler Schweers (285) competed in their respective weight classes.

Vondra, Sledge, and Schweers each had a tough day as they went 0-2. Snover, Jensen, and Buschow each picked up a win before suffering their second defeat in the double elimination bracket.

Snover’s victory came via 5-2 decision over Simon Enkhbold of Doane in the consolation second round.

Jensen pinned Hazen Benton of Central Christian in his opening bout in a time of 5:25.

Buschow won his consolation second round match against Seth Solano of Doane via a late bout pin coming at 6:17.

Midland will travel to Briar Cliff this week for a Great Plains Athletic Conference dual on Wednesday. The Chargers and Warriors will take the mat at 7:00 p.m. in Sioux City, Iowa.