EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team hosted No. 1-ranked Augsburg University on Saturday, falling to the Auggies 45-0.
Wrestling against the No. 1-ranked wrestler at 165, Chase Schmidt (So. – Rice Lake, WI) wrestled a tight match, coming up just short against Augsburg's Lucas Jeske, losing by decision, 9-6.
James Huntley (So. – Woodbury, MN/Stillwater) also had a close match at 197 pounds, losing a 7-3 decision to No. 4-ranked Lance Benick.
The Blugolds will be back on the road this weekend as they travel to Wheaton, Ill. to compete at the Pete Willson Invitation Friday and Saturday. Follow the action on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app on your mobile device.