WATCH: No. 1 Augsburg takes down MSUM wrestling

Augsburg's Sam Bennyhoff secures a reversal against MSUM on Thursday night (WDAY-TV)

MOORHEAD — No. 1 Augsburg defeated Minnesota State Moorhead 28-9 Thursday night in Division III wrestling.

Three Dragons earned match victories. Adam Blees had an overtime takedown in the 174-pound weight class to start the night, to give the Dragons a 3-0 lead. At 285, MSUM's Sam Erckenbrack held on for a 4-2 decision over Ethan Hofacker. MSUM's Cole Jones won an 8-1 decision over Victor Gliva in the 125-pound class, putting the Dragons up 9-7.

MSUM will compete next Dec. 15 in the Midwest Classic.