Bishop Breaks Tech Autumn record with victory of Vikings

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SIOUX FALLS, SD – Elder Augustana Daniel Bishop broke the school record for tech drops Thursday night when Vikings overtook MSU Moorhead 33-6 inside the Elmen Center.

Bishop took the mat in the 197-pound bout tied first in career tech falls with Todd Kendle (1985-89), each with 22 apiece. By the end of the bout, Bishop had logged 18 close fall points, a takedown, a reversal and a driving time point for a monstrous 23-4 win.

Bishop’s teammates found similar success Thursday night when the Vikings recorded nine straight doubles wins after an opening in the 125-pound bout.

Elder Brandon Carroll started the night with a lot of points in the 133-pound bout. Carroll had two takedowns, 12 near fall points and a reversal before blocking his opponent at 4:16 of the match. Redshirt-junior Brayden Curry followed Carroll’s performance with a 141-pound squeeze in the bout. After some back-and-forth action, Curry knocked out his opponent in extra time for the 12-10 decision, giving Augustana a double-scoring lead of 9-6.

After taking the initiative, …

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