College wrestling: 5 pins for Van Heuveln at SJU meet
COLLEGEVILLE — Ridgewater College sophomore Klinton Van Heuveln won five matches and lost one to place third at 141 pounds at the North Country Open hosted by St. John’s University.
The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg graduate pinned five opponents from four-year colleges.
He stuck foes from Dickinson State (at 1:30), Augsburg (3:21), Pacific (5:31), MSU-Moorhead (1:53) and Tom Kuehn of Augsburg in the third-place match at 6:30.
His loss came in the semifinals to Minnesota Gopher Thane Antczak by decision, 4-1.
Van Heuveln was the only Warrior to place. Trevor Mahlum, also a KMS graduate, went 2-2.
North Country Open
How Ridgewater fared
Key: (Weight, name, won-loss (falls), place)
133: Frank Wilczek 0-2
141: Klinton Van Heuveln 5-1 (5) third
149: Dan Wieman 0-2
157: Devin Wick 1-2
165: Tyrell Martin 1-2 (1)
174: Trevor Mahlum 2-2
184: Brady Thisius 1-2
197: Alex Thurber 1-2
285: Zane Petersen 0-2