AMES – No. 10 Iowa State (9-1, 2-0 Big 12) picked up a 26-9 win over North Dakota State (6-3, 1-3 Big 12) Sunday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones won eight of the 10 matches on the day, en route to the win in front of 3,218 fans.
The win is Iowa State’s 1,100th dual win in program history, joining Oklahoma State as the only other NCAA Division I wrestling program to reach 1,100 victories.
Marcus Coleman was Iowa State’s lone bonus point winner on the day with a dominant win over DJ Parker at 184 pounds. The Ames native took control in the final minute of the first period, getting a takedown and a pair of four-point nearfalls to get ahead 10-0 after one. Coleman got an escape and takedown in each of the final two periods, getting a takedown 15 seconds into the third to lock up the 16-1 tech fall in 5:15 and move to 10-1 on the season.
Among the highlights in ISU’s other wins was David Carr picking up win No. 50 of his Iowa State career. It came in a top-10 showdown against No. 7 Jared Franek of NDSU, with Carr getting a takedown 45 seconds into the match to take a lead he would not relinquish. Franek was within one at 3-2 heading into the final period, but Carr got the takedown to ice the contest with 52 seconds left to ice his 7-3 win, his fifth over a ranked opponent this season and his 45th-straight victory.
The most entertaining match of the day came at 197 pounds with No. 14 Yonger Bastida in a back-and-forth battle against No. 23 Owen Pentz, the reigning Big 12 Wrestler of the Week. Bastida got a takedown in the first minute, but Pentz rallied for a takedown of his own to even it 3-3 after one. It was 7-6 in the third period before the Cyclone got the sealing takedown with 42 seconds to go and lock up his 9-6 win.
At 125 pounds, Kysen Terukina got a take down eight seconds into the match against Lucas Rodriguez and did not look back, building up 3:33 of riding time en route to an 8-3 win.
Ian Parker rallied from giving up a takedown 15 seconds into his contest against Dylan Droegemueller at 141 pounds. Parker recorded a takedown later in the period and got a third period takedown, riding out period to claim a 7-4 win.
Jarrett Degen led wire-to-wire at 149 pounds, picking up a takedown 43 seconds into his match against Gaven Sax and 4:39 of riding time en route to win 7-2.
Joel Devine bounced back from a scoreless first period in his 174 pound match against Riley Habisch to get takedowns in the second and third period, picking up 2:24 riding time in the process to post a 6-0 victory.
At heavyweight, No. 27 Sam Schuyler closed the day with a 5-2 win over No. 21 Brandon Metz of North Dakota State, getting a takedown with 44 seconds remaining to ice the match.
No. 10 Iowa State heads to Oklahoma for a pair of Big 12 duals, taking on No. 20 Oklahoma Friday at 7 p.m. in Norman, and No. 4 Oklahoma State next Sunday at 2 p.m.
No. 10 Iowa State 26, North Dakota State 9
125: No. 22 Kysen Terukina (ISU) dec. Lucas Rodriguez, 8-3
133: No. 22 Kellyn March (NDSU) WBF Ramazan Attasauov, 1:07
141: No. 11 Ian Parker (ISU) dec. No. 27 Dylan Droegemueller, 7-4
149: No. 23 Jarrett Degen (ISU) dec. Gaven Sax, 7-2
157: No. 1 David Carr (ISU) dec. No. 7 Jared Franek, 7-3
165: No. 14 Luke Weber (NDSU) dec. Isaac Judge, 2-1
174: No. 18 Joel Devine (ISU) dec. Riley Habisch, 6-0
184: No. 9 Marcus Coleman (ISU) TF DJ Parker, 16-0 (5:15)
197: No. 14 Yonger Bastida (ISU) dec. No. 23 Owen Pentz, 9-6
HWT: No. 27 Sam Schuyler (ISU) dec. No. 21 Brandon Metz, 5-2