Gallick has beaten Ware the past two years in the finals at the Big 12 Championship and topped the Sooner at the 2004 NCAA Championships for fifth place. Gallick also downed Ware in 2004 in Norman, Okla., for his first loss since capturing the 2003 NCAA title. The Tucson, Ariz., native beat defeated and gave him his first loss of the season in Ames last season when the Cyclones routed Oklahoma, 30-6. Ware beat Gallick in the finals at the 2005 NCAA Championships.
Gallick only needs 18 more wins to become ISU's 29th wrestler to reach 100 career victories. His next opponent will be Iowa's sophomore NCAA qualifier Alex Tsirtsis at the Dec. 2 dual in Ames. Tsirtsis is coming off a runner-up performance at the Kaufman-Brand Open where he downed No. 18 Josh Wooton from Northern Illinois in the semifinals but was major decisioned in the finals by Virginia Tech's David Hoffman. Gallick topped Tsirtsis in Iowa City last season, a 2-1 overtime battle, and dealt the freshman his first official loss since junior high.