Purdue 22, North Dakota State 12

No. 25 Purdue Pushes Past Bison 22-12

FARGO, N.D. – Purdue University won seven of 10 matches including a pair of sudden victory decisions at 157 and 197 pounds to defeat North Dakota State 22-12 in a non-conference dual on Sunday, Nov. 17, before 509 in Scheels Center.

North Dakota State (1-1, 0-0 Big12) is scheduled to travel to Bloomington to take on Indiana University at 6 p.m. Central Time on Friday, November 22.

Purdue (3-1, 0-0 Big Ten) won the first three bouts including No. 7-ranked Kendall Coleman’s 8-6 sudden victory-1 decision over No. 33 Jared Franek. Coleman and Franek went back and forth in the first three periods before Coleman’s takedown midway in the extra session for the win and a 9-0 lead in the dual. Franek lost for the first time in six matches.

North Dakota State’s No. 8-ranked 157-pounder Andrew Fogarty muscled his way to an 8-0 major decision over No. 24 Emil Soehnlen and cut the deficit to 9-4. Fogarty improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in duals.

The Boilermakers rattled off three more wins including Thomas Penola’s 6-4 sudden victory-1 decision over Cordell Eaton at 197 pounds. Eaton drops to 3-2 overall and 0-2 in duals.

No. 26-ranked Brandon Metz snapped the Purdue run with a 9-6 decision over David Eli. Metz improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in duals.

North Dakota State’s No. 7-ranked 133-pounder Cam Sykora closed the dual with an 18-3 tech fall at 5:08 over Marshall Craig. Both wins have come by tech fall for Sykora, who now has 35 in his career.

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019
Scheels Center / Fargo, N.D.

#25 Purdue 22, North Dakota State 12
141—Parker Filius (Purdue) dec Sawyer Degen (NDSU), 7-4
149—#14 Griffin Parriott (Purdue) dec. Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU), 6-3
157—#7 Kendall Coleman (Purdue) sudden victory-1 #33 Jared Franek (NDSU), SV-1 8-6
165—#8 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU) major dec #24 Emil Soehnlen (Purdue), MD 8-0
174—#8 Dylan Lydy (Purdue) dec Austin Brenner (NDSU), 13-6
184— #18 Max Lyon (Purdue) major dec TJ Pottinger (NDSU) 12-4
197— Thomas Penola (Purdue) major dec Cordell Eaton (NDSU) SV-1 6-4
285— #26 Brandon Metz (NDSU) dec David Eli (Purdue) 9-6
125—#17 Devin Schroeder (Purdue) dec McGwire Midkiff (NDSU) 11-4
133—#7 Cam Sykora (NDSU) tech fall Marshall Craig (Purdue) 18-3

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Dual started at 141 pounds
Referee—Derek Lark

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