Iowa Goes 4-0 at St. Edward Duals

The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the 2007-08 dual season with four wins at the St. Edward duals in Lakewood, OH, Saturday. The Hawkeyes beat Findlay (40-3), Iowa Central (50-0), Old Dominion (28-13) and North Carolina State (37-9) to start the season at 4-0.

LAKEWOOD, OH – The University of Iowa wrestling team opened the 2007-08 dual season with four wins at the St. Edward duals in Lakewood, OH, Saturday. The Hawkeyes beat Findlay (40-3), Iowa Central (50-0), Old Dominion (28-13) and North Carolina State (37-9) to start the season at 4-0.

                Five Hawkeyes went undefeated on the day. Sophomores Joe Slaton (133) and Jay Borschel (174/184) each recorded two technical falls, one pins and one major decision, while senior Matt Fields (Hwt.) and junior Charlie Falck (125) each scored one pin, one technical fall, one major decision and one decision. Sophomore Phillip Keddy (184/197) scored four decisions at the event.

                Iowa's next competition will be Dec. 2 at the UNI Open. Wrestling is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls, IA.

Iowa 40, Findlay 3

125 - Charlie Falck (I) tech. fall Rolando Corpus (F), 16-0 in 4:09
133 - Joe Slaton (I) tech. fall Jeremy Espinoza (F), 19-3
141 - Dan LeClere (I) maj. dec. Josh Falk (F), 14-4
149 - Brent Metcalf (I) pinned Andrew Vasquez (F), 1:36
157 - Antonio Guerra (F) dec. Ryan Morningstar (I), 5-4
165 - Mark Perry (I) pinned Justin Shannon (F), 0:21
174 - Jay Borschel (I) maj. dec. Jeff Havelka (F), 12-4
184 - Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Hiram Smith (F), 5-0
197 - Rick Loera (I) maj. dec. Dan Stevenson (F), 16-6
Hwt.  - Matt Fields (I) dec. Travis Clark (F), 11-4 

Iowa 50, Iowa Central 0

125 - Charlie Falck (I) maj. dec. Terrance Young (IC), 12-4
133 - Joe Slaton (I) pinned Mazi Hassani (IC), 0:47
141 - Dan LeClere (I) maj. dec. David Greenwald (IC), 8-0
149 - Brent Metcalf (I) pinned Matt Burns (IC), 2:35
157 - Ryan Morningstar (I) maj. dec. Carrington Banks (IC), 11-3
165 - Mark Perry (I) pinned Brad Lower (IC), 3:05
174 - Jay Borschel (I) tech. fall Nate Troy (IC), 17-2 in 4:39
184 - Chad Beatty (I) pinned Nate Willard (IC), 2:07
197 - Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Phillip Hawes (IC), 9-3
Hwt.  - Matt Fields (I) pinned Matt Sixta (IC), 1:55 

Iowa 28, Old Dominion 13

125         Charlie Falck (I) dec. James Nicholson (OD), 6-4
133         Joe Slaton (I) maj. dec. Kyle Hutter (OD), 14-6
141         Ryan Williams (OD) dec. Dan LeClere (I), 6-2
149         Brent Metcalf (I) tech. fall Kaylen Baxter (OD), 26-11
157         Ryan Morningstar (I) maj. dec. Dan Rivera (OD), 8-0
165         Chris Brown (OD) won by disqualification over Mark Perry (I), 5:30
174         Jay Borschel (I) tech. fall Nick Pullano (OD), 19-3
184         Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Jesse Strawn (OD), 3-2
197         David Mendoza (OD) maj. dec. Rick Loera (I), 8-0
Hwt.      Matt Fields (I) maj. dec. Roy Dragon (OD), 18-8 

Iowa 37, North Carolina State 9

125         Charlie Falck (I) pinned Taylor Cummings (NC), 3:36
133         Joe Slaton (I) tech. fall Ryan Tice (NC), 18-3 in 5:47
141         Joe Caramanica (NC) dec. Dan LeClere (I), 9-2
149         Darrion Caldwell (NC) pinned Brent Metcalf (I), 1:40
157         Ryan Morningstar (I) dec. Anthony Badaracco (NC), 8-2
165         Mark Perry (I) pinned William Gilleland (NC), 0:46
174         Chad Beatty (I) dec. Randy Goodman (NC), 11-4
184         Jay Borschel (I) pinned Dane Coffee (NC), 2:28
197         Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Mark Jahad (NC), 4-0
Hwt.      Matt Fields (I) tech. fall Bobby Isola (NC), 27-12 in 6:23


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