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No. 2 Hawkeyes dominate Nebraska


This news story was published on January 14, 2012.
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The second-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won seven of 10 matches to down hand seventh-ranked Nebraska its first loss of the season, winning 24-9 Friday night at NU Coliseum in Lincoln, Neb.

The victory was the 900th in Iowa history. making the Hawkeyes the fourth team to accomplish the feat. Only Oklahoma State, Iowa State and Oregon State have more dual wins. It was also Iowa’s 38th straight Big Ten Conference dual win.

Iowa (8-1 overall, 3-0 Big Ten) faces 17th-ranked Northwestern at 1 p.m. Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.SClBNo. 2 Iowa 24, No. 7 Nebraska 7

197 – Grant Gambrall (I) dec. James Nakashima, 3-1 (SV). Hwt – Tucker Lane (N) dec. Bobby Telford, 4-1. 125 – Matt McDonough (I) pinned Shawn Nagel, 4:50. 133 – Tony Ramos (I) dec. Ridge Kiley, 10-3. 141 – Montell Marion (I) dec. Jake Sueflohn, 9-6. 149 – Mike Kelly (I) dec. Brandon Wilbourn, 7-3. 157 – James Green (N) dec. Nick Moore, 12-7. 165 – Mike Evans (I) dec. Robert Kokesh, 7-3. 174 – Ethen Lofthouse (I) dec. Tyler Koehn, 8-1. 184 – Josh Ihnen (N) dec. Vinnie Wagner, 10-5.

Records: Iowa 8-1 overall (3-0 Big Ten), Nebraska 10-1 (1-1).

Cyclones upset Hokies

Heavyweight Matt Gibson won an 11-1 major decision over Chris Penny in the final match of the dual as Iowa State held off Virginia Tech 20-14 at Hilton Coliseum.

Iowa State (2-9) won six of the 10 matches – three by bonus points – as it won for just the second time this season.

Iowa State 20, No. 15 Virginia Tech 14

125 – Ryak Finch (IS) dec. Ty Mitch, 2-0. 133 – Devin Carter (VT) tech. fall R.J. Hallman, 23-8 (6:38). 141 – Luke Goettl (IS) dec. Zach Heibert, 6-2. 149 – Chris Mears (VT) dec. Luke Swalla, 10-4. 157 – Michael Moreno (IS) dec. Matt Steohens, 8-2. 165 – Andrew Sorenson (IS) maj. dec. Pete Yates, 17-4. 174 – Chris Moon (VT) dec. Mikey England, 6-4. 184 – Boaz Beard (IS) dec. John Dickson, 11-8. 197 – Nick Vetterlein (VT) dec. Cole Shafer, 6-4 (SV1). Hwt – Matt Gibson (IS) maj. dec. Chris Penny, 11-1.

Records: Virginia Tech 3-3, Iowa State 2-9.

Panthers stun Wisconsin

The University of Northern Iowa raced out to an early lead and stunned Wisconsin 25-15 at West Gym in Cedar Falls.

Northern Iowa 25, Wisconsin 15

125 – Cruse Aarhus (UNI) tech. fall Austin Hietpas, 17-2 (6:35). 133 – Joe Colon (UNI) tech. fall Shane McQuade, 17-2 (6:23). 141 – Levi Wolfensperger (UNI) maj. dec. Thomas Glenn, 9-0. 149 – Cole Schmitt (W) dec. Clay Welter, 3-0. 157 – David Bonin (UNI) maj. dec. Shawn Perry, 11-3. 165 – Ben Jordan (W) dec. Riley Banach, 6-0. 174 – Frank Cousins (W) pinned Onni Prestidge, 1:10. 184 – Ryan Loder (UNI) maj. dec. Timmy McCall, 16-2. 197 – Jackson Hein (W) dec. Taylor Kettman, 8-3. Hwt – Blayne Beale (UNI) dec. Cole Tobin, 5-2.

 

Records: Wisconsin 5-4, Northern Iowa 4-3.

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