MARSHALL, MO- The Dickinson State University Wrestling team finished 8th at the Missouri Valley Invite on Friday and Saturday with Taylor Hodel finishing 1st at 165.
The Blue Hawks finished with 87 teams points and recorded nine pins.
Hodel finished 1st at 165 with a record of 5-0 while Jonathan Solano finished 3rd at 184 with a record of 6-1.
"This is a really good tournament," said DSU Head Coach Justin Schlecht. "It's almost like a mini nationals with a lot of the top teams in the country being here. This is about as close as we'll get to the national tournament."
Dickinson State will host their first home duals of the season on Friday night, January 22nd, when they face off with MSU-Northern at 5:00 PM (MDT) and the University of Great Falls at 7:00 PM (MDT) in Scott Gymnasium.
On Saturday, January 23rd, the Blue Hawks will host their annual Tyler Plummer Classic in Weinbergen Gym.