Boise State Destroys Oregon 34-3

The Boise State wrestling team is catching fire. Propelled by nine consecutive individual wins, the Broncos blew away Oregon tonight in Bronco Gym, 34-3.

The Boise State wrestling team served notice tonight that it will be a force to contend with in the upcoming Pac-10 Championships.  The Broncos captured nine of 10 matches to destroy Oregon 34-3.


After losing the first match of the evening at 125 pounds, Coach Greg Randall's rapidly-improving squad took nine in a row to advance their record to 6-1, 5-1 in the Pac-10.  Junior Tyler Sherfey, #12 in the nation at 157 pounds, came through with a 15-2 major decision over Oregon's Kyle Bounds.  #17 Kurt Swartz was victorious at 165 pounds.  #9 Kirk Smith (184 pounds) and Cory Bender (141-lb. class) won their matches by forfeit.  Other winners were Cory Fish at 133 pounds, Eli Hutchison at 149, Nate Lee at 174, Matt Casperson t 197 and heavyweight Nick Smith.


Oregon drops to 9-8 and 0-5 in the league with the loss. 


Boise State hosts Oregon State Sunday afternoon at 1 in Bronco Gym.


Here are tonight's complete results:



125 - Joey Lucas (UO) dec. Alan Bartelli (BOISE STATE) 3-1

133 – Cory Fish (BOISE STATE) dec. Ryan Dunn (UO) 9-3

141 – Cody Bender (BOISE STATE) wins by forfeit

149 – Eli Hutchison (BOISE STATE) dec. Jeremy McLaughlin (UO) 7-2

157 – No. 12 Tyler Sherfey (BOISE STATE) major dec. Kyle Bounds (UO) 15-2

165 – No. 17 Kurt Swartz (BOISE STATE) dec. Zack Frazier (UO) 7-2

174 – Nate Lee (BOISE STATE) dec. Ron Lee (UO) 11-5

184 – No. 9 Kirk Smith (BOISE STATE) wins by forfeit

197 – Matt Casperson (BOISE STATE) dec. Shaun Dee (UO) 11-7

HWT – Nick Smith (BOISE STATE) dec. Charlie Alexander (UO) 3-2


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