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No. 4 Cornell rolls past struggling Iowa State


This news story was published on January 30, 2012.
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The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa –

The Iowa State University wrestling team won three matches, but came up short in a 28-12 loss to fourth-ranked Cornell in a dual Sunday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

Mikey England gave the 14th-ranked Cyclones (2-12) an early lead with a 6-1 decision over Billy George in the opening bout at 174 pounds.

Heavyweight Matt Gibson posted a 15-2 major decision over Maciej Jochym and senior Andrew Sorenson closed out the dual with a 21-6 technical fall over Marshall Peppelman at 165.

Iowa State wrestled Northern Iowa at 7 p.m. Friday at West Gym in Cedar Falls.

No. 4 Cornell 28, No. 14 Iowa State 12

174 – Mikey England (ISU) dec. Billy George, 6-1. 184 – Steve Bosak (C) pinned Boaz Beard, 1:07. 197 – Cam Simaz (C) pinned Trevor Voelker, 3:37. Hwt – Matt Gibson (ISU) maj. dec. Maciej Jochym, 15-2. 125 – Frank Perrelli (C) maj. dec. Ryak Finch, 9-0. 133 – Nick Arujua (C) dec. Shayden Terukina, 8-2. 141 – Mike Nevinger (C) dec. Luke Goettl, 9-4. 149 – Chris Villalonga (C) dec. Joe Cozart, 6-1. 157 – Kyle Dake (C) dec. Michael Moreno, 6-1. 165 – Andrew Sorenson (ISU) tech. fall Marshall Peppelman, 21-6.

Records: Cornell 8-0, Iowa State 2-12.

Cowboys lasso UNI

The University of Northern Iowa wrestling team won three matches, but suffered its first Western Wrestling Conference loss of the year, falling 27-12 to 12th-ranked Wyoming at Laramie, Wyo.

Joe Colon (133), David Bonin (157) and heavyweight Blayne Beale scored the only wins for the Panthers (5-4, 3-1).

Columbus High School graduate Seth Noble, a redshirt freshman for UNI, dropped a 6-5 decision to McCade Ford at 149.

No. 12 Wyoming 27, Northern Iowa 12

125 – Michael Martinez (W) dec. Cruse Aarhus, 6-2. 133 – Joe Colon (UNI) tech. fall Zach Zehner, 21-4 (7:00). 141 – Chase Smith (W) dec. Levi Wolfensperger, 7-6. 149 – McCade Ford (W) dec. Seth Noble, 6-5. 157 – David Bonin (UNI) maj. dec. Dakota Frietsch, 13-3. 165 – Shane Onufer (W) tech. fall Riley Banach, 15-0 (7:00). 174 – Patrick Martinez (W) pinned Omni Prestidge, 4:45. 184 – Joe LeBlanc (W) dec. Ryan Loder, 10-5. 197 – Alfonso Hernandez (W) dec. Taylor Kettman, 12-3. Hwt – Blayne Beale (UNI) dec. L.J. Helbig, 11-8.

Records: Northern Iowa 5-4 (3-1 Western Wrestling Conference), Wyoming 5-2, 2-0).

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