Warriors Take to the Mats at UNK Open

KEARNEY, Neb. – Midland University’s men’s wrestling team competed in the 2019 UNK Younes Hospitality Open this past Saturday. The Warriors entered five wrestlers into the large multi-level event held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.

Beau Kaup and Cesar Sandoval each picked up a win on the mats. Kaup won his second match at 141 pounds by way of a 3:40 pin of Issac Garcia of New Mexico Highlands. Sandoval’s victory also came in his second match of the day at 125. He won a 12-4 major decision over Christian Elmore of Colorado Mesa.

Jeshua Castillo was on the receiving end of two forfeits in the 165 class. All five the Warrior grapplers picked up no placing results.

Midland will take this upcoming weekend off as they prepare for the Doane Open on December 7. The Warriors will travel to Crete, Nebraska on that Saturday for a 9:00 a.m. start.