Duhawks go 1-2 at Desert Duals
Mon, Dec. 17, 2012 - [Wrestling]



The Loras College wrestling team took the mat in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday where they competed in the Desert Duals hosted by Wartburg College.  


In the Duhawks first match, they lost a tough one, 21-18 to Waldorf College.  Winning for the Duhawks were: Nick Steger, Evan Weaver, Chris Lewis, Joe Butler, and James Buss.  In their second match, Loras fell 33-9 to Olivet. The two Duhawks to enter the win column in this dual were Joe ButlerNick Steger and James Buss.  In their final match of the day, the Duhawks only lost four matches on their way to a 26-15 victory over Rhode Island.  Steger, Lewis, Butler, Birt, Winel, and Buss all recorded wins over the Anchormen.


Nick Steger and James Buss , and Butler would finish their day with a record of 3-0, the three Duhawks to go undefeated on the day.  The Duhawks as a team, would finish the Desert Duals with a record of 1-2, pushing their overall record to 2-6.


The Duhawks second team also competed in the Desert Duals, where they would also finish the day 1-2 with losses to Olivet and Pacific, and a win over Washington & Lee.  Tom Gross and Russ Gossen would lead the way for the second team, as they both went 2-1 on the day. 


Loras will return to the mat on January 5 at the Knox Duals.