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SOU women win, men lose vs. Providence

In dual action Thursday night at Riehm Arena, the Southern Oregon University women’s wrestling team topped Providence (Mont.), 13-10, but the Raiders were shut out 51-0 on the men’s side with a shorthanded lineup.

There were three women’s contests on the night, two of which went to the Argos. But in addition to two forfeit victories, the Raiders (8-6 overall) got 123-pounder Raina Tschantre’s 12-9 upset of 14th-ranked Angelica Sletten for her first collegiate dual win.

For Providence, third-ranked Yurie Yoneoka pinned Nikki Jeanson in 1:40 and top-ranked Dajan Treder won by 10-0 technical fall against Kirra Saunders in 1:15.

Five forfeits put the Raider men (4-5) in a 30-point hole against the fourth-ranked Argos.

Some of the Argos’ top wrestlers did the rest: Chris Mesa won by 11-5 decision over Trey Long at 133, sixth-ranked Shonn Roberts pinned Hunter Roberson at 149, second-ranked Adrian Lyons-Lopez pinned Cody Stahl at 165, and 12th-ranked Randy Keesler held on for a 3-2 win over 18th-ranked CJ McKinnis with a third-round takedown at 184. In the heavyweight match, SOU’s 17th-ranked Max Hane cut an eight-point deficit to 11-9 against fourth-ranked Matt Hopkins but couldn’t pull even in the final seconds.

SOU’s men will travel Saturday to Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) for another dual. The women will be at the Oregon Wrestling Classic on Friday and Saturday in Redmond.


125 — Devin Altenberg-Lasher, UP, wins by forfeit. (0-12)

133 — Eli Walston, UP, wins by forfeit. (0-12)

141 — Chris Mesa, UP, dec. Trey Long, 11-5. (0-15)

149 — Shonn Roberts, UP, p. Hunter Roberson, 1:52. (0-21)

157 — Jarren Komac, UP, wins by forfeit. (0-27)

165 — Adrian Lyons-Lopez, UP, p. Cody Stahl, 2:18. (0-33)

174 — Alex Quick, UP, wins by forfeit. (0-39)

184 — Randy Keesler, UP, dec. CJ McKinnis, 3-2. (0-42)

197 — John Hensley, UP, wins by forfeit. (0-48)

285 — Matt Hopkins, UP, dec. Max Hane, 11-9. (0-51)


101 — No contest.

109 — Yurie Yoneoka, UP, p. Nikki Jeanson, 1:40. (0-5)

116 — No contest.

123 — Raina Tschantre, SOU, dec. Angelica Sletten, 12-9. (3-6)

130 — Dajan Treder, UP, tech. fall Kirra Saunders, 10-0 (1:15). (3-10)

136 — No contest.

143 — Veronica Coppolino, SOU, wins by forfeit. (8-10)

155 — No contest.

170 — Abyah Fields, SOU, wins by forfeit. (13-10)

191 — No contest.

Southern Oregon University Redshirt-Sophomore CJ McKinnis wrestling against University of Providence John Hensley in the 184 pound class match at Lithia Motors Pavilion on Thursday. (PHOTO BY: LARRY STAUTH JR)
Southern Oregon University redshirt-Senior Max Hane (left) wrestling against University of Providence Matt Hopkins in the 285 pound class match at Lithia Motors Pavilion on Thursday. (PHOTO BY: LARRY STAUTH JR)