Tiger wrestlers fifth in national duals

By The Hays Daily News

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Fort Hays State University wrestling team placed fifth during the weekend at the NWCA National Wrestling Duals.

The Tigers took out two top-10 opponents in the final day Sunday, defeating No. 10 Upper Iowa 25-21 in the consolation semifinals and No. 7 Kutztown, 23-15 in the fifth-place dual.

The Tigers finished the tournament 4-1 after a 2-1 day Saturday, and earned victories against three top-10 opponents.

The Tigers are set to host MIAA foe University of Central Oklahoma at 7 p.m. Thursday at Gross Memorial Coliseum in the first MIAA home dual of the season.