NCAA Wrestling; Session 1 Report

Iowa is in fourth place, with 7 wrestlers still alive in the championship bracket after the first session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships.



NCAA TEAM STANDINGS AFTER SESSION I (Top five)

Team – Points
1. Penn State 14.5
2. Oklahoma State 13
3. Minnesota 11
4. IOWA 10
5. Iowa State 9


IOWA'S FIRST ROUND NCAA RESULTS (# indicates tournament seed)

First Round Matches

125 - #3 Matt McDonough (IOWA) maj. Ben Willeford (CLST), 10-2 (3:55 RT)
133 - #2 Tony Ramos (IOWA) pinned Nick Wilcox (BLOOM), 1:56
141 - #7 Mark Ballweg (IOWA) dec. Daniel Neff (LOCKH), 3-0
157 - #2 Derek St. John (IOWA) dec. Matthew Frisch (CIT), 9-3 (2:24 RT)
165 - Michael Moreno (ISU) dec. #10 Nick Moore (IOWA), 5-3 (2:22 RT)
174 - #3 Michael Evans (IOWA) dec. Craig Kelliher (CMICH), 2-0 (1:50 RT)
184 - #12 Ethen Lofthouse (IOWA) dec. Boaz Beard (ISU), 8-2 (2:07 RT)
197 - #1 Dustin Kilgore (Kent St.) maj. Nathan Burak (IOWA), 10-2 (2:40 RT)
285 - #6 Bobby Telford (IOWA) dec. Joe Stolfi (BUCK), 8-1 (1:46 RT)

IOWA'S SECOND ROUND NCAA MATCHUPS (# indicates tournament seed)

125 - #3 Matt McDonough (IOWA) vs. Steve Mitcheff (Kent St.)
133 - #2 Tony Ramos (IOWA) vs. Joseph Ward (UNC)
141 - #7 Mark Ballweg (IOWA) vs. #10 Charles Cobb (PENN)
157 - #2 Derek St. John (IOWA) vs. Joshua Kreimier (AFA)
174 - #3 Michael Evens (IOWA) vs. Phillip Joseph (EMU)
184 - #12 Ethen Lofthouse (IOWA) vs. #5 Kevin Steinhaus(MINN)
285 - #6 Bobby Telford (IOWA) vs. #11 J.T. Felix (Boise St.)

IOWA CONSOLATION ROUND MATCHUPS (# indicates tournament seed)

165 - #10 Nick Moore (IOWA) vs. Caleb Marsh (Kent St.)
197 - Nathan Burak (IOWA) vs. James Fox (HARV)


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