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COLLEGE WRESTLING: Hawkeyes blank second-straight foe

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team batted 10-for-10 in a 41-0 win at No. 18 Purdue on Sunday in Big Ten Conference action.

The Hawkeyes (6-0, 3-0) won four top-10 matchups and scored bonus points in half of their bouts, including two falls, two technical falls and one major decision.

“I like bonus points. It makes it uneven and puts pressure on those guys,” said Iowa head coach Tom Brands. “It doesn’t have to be tight. Send messages to the rest of country. I like pins. I like bonus points.”

Spencer Lee and Austin DeSanto led off at 125 and 133 pounds, outscoring their opponents a combined 34-1 in 6 minutes, 19 seconds. In a matchup of top five opponents, Lee defeated No. 5 Devin Schroder 17-0 in 2:55. DeSanto used three takedowns and 12 nearfall points to end his match 24 seconds into the second period, 17-1.

Iowa hosts No. 2 Nebraska on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

No. 16 UNI 20, No. 19 Missouri 13

CEDAR FALLS — The No. 16 Northern Iowa wrestling team overcame an early deficit and picked up a 20-13 win over No. 19 Missouri on Sunday at West Gym.

Missouri led 10-6 at the intermission before the Panthers rallied. At 165, Austin Yant earned a 4-3 win in overtime, Bryce Steiert kept the train rolling with a 10-1 major decision at 174, and Taylor Lujan recorded five takedowns to earn a 13-8 decision at 184.

After a narrow loss at 197 cut UNI’s lead to 16-13, Carter Isley posted an 11-1 major decision at 285 to close out the win.

No. 7 Arizona St. 21, No. 11 Iowa St. 12

PHOENIX — No. 11 Iowa State (4-3) jumped out to an early lead on No. 7 Arizona State (8-1) but ultimately fell to the Sun Devils, 21-12 on Saturday in the finale of the Duals on the Diamond at Chase Field, the first collegiate wrestling event to be held at a Major League Baseball park.

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No. 16 UNI 20, No. 19 Missouri 13

At Cedar Falls

125–Jay Schwarm (UNI) dec. Dack Punke 3-0; 133–Allan Hart (M) major dec. Jack Skudlarczyk 14-2; 141–Michael Blockhus (UNI) dec. Alex Butler 5-1; 149–Brock Mauller (M) dec. Max Thomsen 3-1 SV1; 157–Jarrett Jacques (M) dec. Keaton Geerts 8-5; 165–Austin Yant (UNI) dec. Peyton Mocco 4-3 TB1; 174–Bryce Steiert (UNI) major dec. Jeremiah Kent 10-1; 184–Taylor Lujan (UNI) dec. Dylan Wisman 13-8; 197–Wyatt Koelling (M) dec. Noah Glaser 6-2; 285–Carter Isley (UNI) major dec. Jose Diaz 11-1.

No. 1 Iowa 41, No. 18 Purdue 0

At West Lafayette, Ind.

125–Spencer Lee (IA) tech. falled Devin Schroder, 17-0; 133–Austin DeSanto (IA) tech. falled Travis Ford-Melton, 17-1; 141–Max Murin (IA) dec. Parker Filius, 6-1; 149–Pat Lugo (IA) major dec. Nate Limmex, 8-0; 157–Kaleb Young (IA) dec. Kendall Coleman, 4-3; 165–Alex Marinelli (IA) pinned Tanner Webster, 1:51; 174–Michael Kemerer (IA) dec. Dylan Lydy, 8-4; 184–Abe Assad (IA) dec. Max Lyon, 5-2; 197–Jacob Warner (IA) dec. Christian Brunner, 8-2; 285–Tony Cassioppi (IA) pinned Thomas Penola, 2:00.

Late Saturday

No. 7 Arizona St. 21, No. 11 Iowa St. 12

At Phoenix

125–Brandon Courtney (ASU) dec. Alex Mackall, 5-3; 133–Todd Small (ISU) dec. Josh Kramer, 5-3; 141–Ian Parker (ISU) dec. Navonte Demison, 4-2; 149–Ryan Leisure (ISU) dec. Dillon Ulrey, 9-4; 157–David Carr (ISU) dec. Jacori Teemer, 4-1; 165–Josh Shields (ASU) dec. Chase Straw, 7-3; 174–Anthony Valencia (ASU) dec. Sam Colbray, 6-5; 184–Zahid Valencia (ASU) major dec. Marcus Coleman, 20-8; 197–Kordell Norfleet (ASU) major dec. Joel Shapiro, 10-2; 285–Tanner Hall (ASU) major dec. Gannon Gremmel, 11-3.

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