AMES – No. 5 Iowa State (12-1, 5-0 Big 12) took care of business in wrestling action Friday night in Hilton Coliseum, defeating West Virginia (5-6, 0-4 Big 12), 31-9.
The Cyclones dropped the first two matches but cruised with wins in the final eight bouts to remain undefeated in league play. It was 10th-straight dual victory, the second-longest string in the nation.
ISU had 30 takedowns to West Virginia’s four.
Marcus Coleman got the Cyclones on board with a quick pin at 184 pounds over Anthony Carman. Coleman used a cradle to end the match at the 1:14 mark.
Yonger Bastida was a takedown machine in the 197-bout. Bastida used 10 takedowns and a two-point nearfall en route a technical fall victory over Jackson Moomau (23-8, 6:17).
Sam Schuyler came from behind to defeat Michael Wolfgram, 6-4 in sudden victory. Down 4-3 late in the third period, Schuyler scored a takedown with 1:05 left. He then ended the match with a takedown with 1:19 remaining in sudden victory.
Kysen Terukina upset No. 5 Killian Cardinale at 125 pounds (6-5), his second-straight win over a top-6 opponent. Terukina recorded the deciding takedown with 1:19 left in the match, but his escape with four seconds left in the first period was pivotal.
Ramazan Attasauov won a major decision over Garett Lautzenheiser, 10-2, at 133 pounds. Attasauov had three takedowns and a two-point nearfall at the end of the match.
Ian Parker had little trouble in an 8-2 decision over Caleb Rea at 149 pounds, and Jarrett Degen was a winner at 149 pounds, 8-3, over Jeffrey Boyd.
Top-ranked David Carr capped off the match with a 17-5 victory against Alex Hornfeck at 157 pounds, his 48th consecutive triumph. Carr had seven takedowns to increase his takedown differential on the season to 47-2.
Iowa State 31, West Virginia 9
165: Peyton Hall (WVU) dec. Isaac Judge (ISU), 4-3
174: Dennis Robin (WVU) pinned Joel Devine (ISU), 1:09
184: Marcus Coleman (ISU) pinned Anthony Carman (WVU), 1:14
197: Yonger Bastida (ISU) tech. fall Jackson Moomau (WVU), 23-8 (6:17)
285: Sam Schuyler (ISU) dec. Michael Wolfgram (WVU), 6-4 SV1
125: Kysen Terukina (ISU) dec. Killian Cardinale (WVU), 6-5
133: Ramazan Attasauov (ISU) maj. dec. Garett Lautzenheiser (WVU), 10-2
141: Ian Parker (ISU) dec. Caleb Rea (WVU), 8-2
149: Jarrett Degen (ISU) dec. Jeffrey Boyd (WVU), 8-3
157: David Carr (ISU) maj. dec. Alex Hornfeck (WVU), 17-5
Officials: Stephen Wertz, Curt Frost