Cowboy Wrestlers Win

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (www.okstate.com) ?- Oklahoma State (3-0) won seven of the final eight matches, after losing the first two, to defeat seventh-ranked Minnesota (0-1), 28-10, Sunday at the Sports Pavilion on the University of Minnesota campus.

Minnesota went up 7-0 when Bobbe Lowe recorded a major decision over OSU?‘s Derrick Fleenor, and Mack Reiter scored five quick points in the third period to defeat Daniel Frishkorn, 7-5.

Ronnie Delk helped the Cowboys regain the momentum. Delk defeated Minnesota?‘s Quincy Osborn with a decisive 8-1 victory.

Oklahoma State scored 19 points over the next four matches to take control of the dual. Zack Esposito had a tech fall over the Gophers? Danny Williams. Kevin Ward followed that up with a first period fall over Nik Lentz.

Johny Hendricks defeated No. 11 Matt Nagel in a sudden victory period. Chris Pendleton received four near fall counts against Jon Duncombe en route to receiving a 16-0 technical fall.

Top-ranked Steve Mocco squared off with second-ranked Cole Konrad in the most highly anticipated matchup of the dual. Similar to the All-Star match, neither wrestler scored an offensive point and the match went to sudden victory with the score tied at one. Mocco made the first move in overtime and used a foot sweep to take down Konrad and win the match.

Oklahoma State will return to the mat when they face No. 10 Oklahoma next Sunday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. inside the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla.

Oklahoma State 28, Minnesota 10
125- Bobbe Lowe (Minn) m. dec Derrick Fleenor (OSU), 12-3
133- Mack Reiter (Minn) dec Daniel Frishkorn (OSU), 7-5
141- Ronnie Delk (OSU) dec Quincy Osborn (Minn), 8-1
149- Zack Esposito (OSU) t. fall Danny Williams (Minn), 18-3
157- Kevin Ward (OSU) fall Nik Lentz (Minn), 2:54
165- Johny Hendricks (OSU) dec Matt Nagel (Minn), 5-3 SV
174- Chris Pendleton (OSU) t. fall Jon Duncombe (Minn), 16-0
184- Roger Kish (Minn) dec Clay Kehrer (OSU), 5-4
197- Jake Rosholt (OSU) dec Matt Koz (Minn), 6-2
285- Steve Mocco (OSU) dec Cole Konrad (Minn), 3-1 SV

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