Wyoming Beats NDSU 34-6 in Big 12 Dual
FARGO, N.D. – The University of Wyoming won eight of 10 bouts including a pair of pins and a major decision over the last five to defeat North Dakota State 34-6 in a Big 12 Conference dual on Friday, Jan. 10, before 553 spectators in Scheels Center.
North Dakota State (3-3, 0-1 Big12) is scheduled to travel to No. 11-ranked Iowa State (3-1, 1-0 #Big12WR) for a Big 12 Conference dual at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, in Ames.
After the Cowboys won the first three matches by a total of five points, NDSU 157-pounder Jared Franek won 8-4 over No. 33-ranked Dewey Krueger, and Luke Weber moved up a weight class and outlasted Cole Moody 10-7 at 165 pounds to cut the deficit to Wyoming lead to 9-6.
Both NDSU wrestlers placed in the top six at the Southern Scuffle on Jan. 1-2. Franek picked up his third win over a nationally-ranked opponent, and is now 16-6 overall and 4-2 in duals. Weber won his first dual this season and improved to 12-7 overall
Wyoming (3-6, 1-0 #Big12WR) received pins from No. 10-ranked 174 Hayden Hastings and No. 24 Brian Andrews at heavyweight, along with a major decision from 197 Tate Samuelson to highlight the bull rush. The Bison forfeited at 125 pounds.
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
Scheels Center / Fargo, N.D.
Wyoming 34, North Dakota State 6
133— #6 Montorie Bridges (WYO) dec #12 Cam Sykora (NDSU), 6-4
141—Trevor Jeffries (WYO) sudden victory-1 Sawyer Degen (NDSU), SV-1 4-2
149— #19 Jaron Jensen (WYO) dec Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU), 4-3
157— Jared Franek (NDSU) dec #33 Dewey Krueger (WYO), 8-4
165— Luke Weber (NDSU) dec Cole Moody (WYO), 10-7
174— #10 Hayden Hastings (WYO) fall #32 Lorenzo De La Riva (NDSU), 3:28
184— #29 Tate Samuelson (WYO) major dec Noah Cressell (NDSU), MD 10-1
197— #33 Stephen Buchanan (WYO) dec Cordell Eaton (NDSU), 4-3
285— #24 Brian Andrews (WYO) fall #25 Brandon Metz (NDSU), 0:53
125— Doyle Trout (WYO) forfeit
Dual started at 133 pounds
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