NDSU outshines Air Force Academy in wrestling

USAFA, Colo. — North Dakota State overcame a slow start and won six of the final seven bouts to overshadow the Air Force Academy 23-14 in a Big 12 Conference dual on Sunday in Clune Arena.

Jaden Van Maanen gained a 4-1 decision over No. 24 Alex Opsal at 149 pounds for the Bison. Nick Knutson grinded out a 4-1 decision over Alex Mossing. Andrew Fogarty recorded his fourth pin of the season over Marcus Amico at 1:59. Lorenzo De La Riva scored 16 points in a 16-2 major decision over Randy Menewether.

NDSU will host Oregon State at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20 in the Scheels Center.