#NextLevel: Division I — Jan 3-Thursday

North Florida Matmen staff report

So, yeah, hey there, alums.

January was a bit of a rough month for us. Two states, 142 high school teams and we went to the gym twice. All month. Oy. And we’re feeling it.

But we’re going to try to pick things up. Our rundown is in no way going to be able to capture all the good stuff that happened for the #NextLevel area alumni in January and I don’t even know how quick our catching up is going to be — we’ve got to do it between today and next Friday. We’re going to give it a shot.

So here we go, with NCAA Division I wrestlers first:

Michael DeAugustino
Michael DeAugustino

Michael DeAugustino (Flagler Palm Coast ’18, Northwestern):
— DeAugustino (13-6 for the season) is currently 10th at 125 in Division I per InterMat. Among Big Ten Conference wrestlers, DeAugustino is third, behind two-time national champ Spencer Lee (Iowa, #1) and Purdue’s Devin Schroder (#6).
— On January 10 at home, in a 21-13 loss to Purdue, DeAugustino took an 11-2 loss against Schroder.
— At Penn State on January 12, DeAugustino had one of just three wins against the defending national champions, downing Brandon Meredith, 7-3, in the final match of the dual.
— DeAugustino kicked off Alumni Day with an 8-6 win over Indiana’s Liam Cronin as the Wildcats turned back the Hoosiers, 21-15, on January 18.
— In a tight team loss, 20-17, at home to Michigan on January 24, DeAugustino fell to Michigan’s Jack Medley by a 3-2 count.
— On January 31, on the road against in-state rival Illinois, the 22nd-ranked Wildcats fell to the Illini, 19-18. DeAugustino fell to the Illini’s Justin Cardani, 4-2.
— Northwestern hosts Michigan State tonight in its home finale and will travel to Ohio State on Sunday. Both duals can be viewed on BTN+ streaming services.

Noah Satterfield
Noah Satterfield

Noah Satterfield (Marysville OH ’16; parents live in St Johns Cty; Davidson; all appearances at 165):
— On January 9 at home, in a 33-4 loss to California Baptist, Satterfield scored his team’s only points in a 10-1 major over Cole Pruitt.
— On Jan. 12, Satterfield again scored his team’s lone points in a 41-3 loss at Appalachian State. Satterfield took a 4-2 win over App State’s William Fornato.
— The run of winning-side points came to an end on January 17, as Satterfield took a tech fall loss to The Citadel’s Dazjon Casto, 18-2, but the Wildcats defeated The Citadel, 27-18.
— Satterfield won by forfeit on January 19 in the Wildcats’ 38-6 win over Presbyterian on the road.
— At Hofstra on the 31st, Satterfield took a loss by fall to the Pride’s Justin Hoyle in 1:46, as the Wildcats fell by a 37-7 count.
— At Sacred Heart (Fairfield CT) on the 1st, Satterfield opened the dual and took a tech fall loss to the Pioneers’ Brandon Levesque, 16-1 in 4:10.
— Davidson is back on the mats Saturday at Edinboro and on Sunday at 12th-ranked Pittsburgh.

Cole Maddox
Cole Maddox

Cole Maddox (Marianna ’18, Campbell):
— On January 4 at the Franklin & Marshall Open in Lancaster PA, Maddox was 0-2 at 174. Maddox took a 5-2 loss in the round of 32 to West Point Prep’s Derek Yingling, then fell in consi round 3 to Penn’s Jake Stefanowicz, 8-3.

Chris Bono
Chris Bono

Chris Bono (Bolles alum; head coach, Wisconsin):
— Badgers, ranked 9th at the time, fell to #4 Minnesota on the road, 20-14, Friday night. Seth Gross (15-0 tech at 133), Tristan Moran (7-6 at 141), Drew Scharenbrock (6-0 at 157, Evan Wick (6-1 at 165) had wins.
— Badgers hosted Nebraska and got their first Big Ten win over #5 Nebraska, 25-18. Got out to a 19-0 start on pins from Eric Barnett (125) and Cole Martin (149). Evan Wick (165) won his 100th career match.
— Wisconsin moved up to fourth the following week, but then fell at home to third-ranked Ohio State, 24-13. Gross (15-6 at 133), Barnett (8-6 at 125), Wick (7-4 at 165) and Trent Hillger (6-0 at 285) all won for the Badgers.
— After two weeks off, Badgers handled Indiana, 27-12, on the road after spotting the Hoosiers a 6-0 lead through two weeks. Wick and Jared Krattiger (174) had pins and Johnny Sebastian (184) took a 20-4 tech to erase that deficit.
— Badgers won a second conference road dual on February 2, with a 27-14 win over Purdue. “Any time you go on the road and get two Big Ten wins it’s a big deal, but what I liked today was that we had a a lot of hustle and a lot of skill,” Bono said in remarks for the Badgers’ team page.
— Badgers host Penn State tonight and Michigan State on Sunday. Dual tonight is on TV on the Big Ten Network.

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