Augsburg celebrates Six Decades of Dominance

On January 22, 2010, the Augsburg College wrestling program celebrated “Six Decades of Dominance,” marking the sixtieth anniversary of the program’s founding in 1949 by Edor Nelson and Oliver Dahl. Before the scheduled meet with the University of Nebraska at Omaha — the number one team in Division II — the program held a short celebration with a presentation of the wrestling team’s history. Augsburg — the number one team in Division III — defeated UNO 18-12. After the meet, another gathering was held at Sgt. Preston’s bar, but I didn’t shoot that. Continue reading “Augsburg celebrates Six Decades of Dominance”

Featured Photo: January 23, 2010

No. 6 Austin Boehm (UNO) dec. Brad Baus (AUG) 13-6
Nebraska - Omaha wrestler Austin Boehm attempts a blackflip in an effort to escape from Augsburg wrestler Brad Baus in the 184 pound bout in a dual meet between UNO and Augsburg in Minneapolis, Minn. on January 22, 2010. Boehm, the sixth-ranked wrestler in Division II, defeated Baus 13-6, while Augsburg upset the Mavericks 18-12 in the battle of top-ranked teams in Division II and III.

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