Hawks Pound Arizona State 36-3

The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won its 10th straight dual with a 36-3 win over Arizona State Friday night at Copper Canyon High School in Glendale, AZ. Iowa went 9-1 on the night, scoring bonus points in three matches.

The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won its 10th straight dual with a 36-3 win over Arizona State Friday night at Copper Canyon High School in Glendale, AZ. The Hawkeyes improved to 17-1 (5-0 Big Ten), while Arizona State fell to 9-6 (3-4 Pac-10).

                Iowa went 9-1 on the night, scoring bonus points in three matches. The Hawkeyes opened the dual with a 12-0 lead on wins by sophomores Dan LeClere (141), Brent Metcalf (149) and Ryan Morningstar (157). Metcalf improved to 22-1 on the season and picked up his 19th straight win with a 20-4 technical fall in 4:53 over redshirt freshman Jerrad Trulson.

Arizona State put its first and only points on the board at 165 when senior Patrick Pitsch beat redshirt freshman Jake Kerr, 3-1, in sudden victory. The Hawkeyes responded with 24 unanswered points to close out the dual. Sophomore Jay Borschel (174) and senior Matt Fields (Hwt.) each picked up first-period pins, while junior Charlie Falck scored his 60th career victory with an 8-6 win over redshirt freshman Anthony Robles.

                Iowa will face Boise State (10-1, 7-1 Pac-10) Sunday at 1 p.m. (CT) at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, ID. The Broncos, who are on a nine-match winning streak of their own, defeated Great Falls-Montana (26-12) and Montana-State Northern (38-8) Friday night in Boise, ID.

 

Iowa 36, Arizona State 3

141 - Dan LeClere (I) dec. Chris Drouin (ASU), 10-8 SV 

149 - Brent Metcalf (I) tech. fall Jerrad Trulson (ASU), 20-4 in 4:53

157 - Ryan Morningstar (I) dec. Alex Pavlenko (ASU), 10-2

165 - Patrick Pitsch (ASU) dec. Jake Kerr (I), 3-1 SV

174 - Jay Borschel (I) pinned Cory Nelson (ASU), 1:48

184 - Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Brent Chriswell (ASU), 7-4

197 - Chad Beatty (I) dec. Thor Moen (ASU), 4-2

Hwt. - Matt Fields (I) pinned Kenny Lester (ASU), 2:57

125 - Charlie Falck (I) dec. Anthony Robles (ASU), 8-6

133 - Joe Slaton (I) dec. Todd Schavrien (ASU), 10-6


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