Menomonie graduate and Wisconsin sophomore wrestler Eric Peissig beat junior Nic Veling 3-1 at the Badgers’ Red/​White Dual on Saturday at the UW Field House in Madison. The win sets up Peissig to be the Badgers’ starter at 197.

Peissig, a redshirt sophomore, wrestled unattached last season and went 7-4 at 197.

Wisconsin opens the season with a home dual meet Nov. 12 against UW-Whitewater.