Bison Wrestling Takes Down Wyoming 22-14 for Big 12 Win
LARAMIE, Wyo. – Sophomore Owen Pentz picked up a huge upset to lead the way for North Dakota State Sunday afternoon, as the Bison (6-1, 1-1 Big 12) defeated Wyoming (0-3, 0-3 Big 12) 22-14 at the Uniwyo Sports Complex.
#32 Pentz defeated No. 3 Stephen Buchanan by recording his ninth pin of the year late in the second period. Pentz had a takedown in the first and then added an escape and a takedown in the second to open up a 5-1 lead before his pin. The victory the Bison back in front in the dual, a lead they didn’t relinquish over the final three matches.
With the pin, the sophomore moves into a tie with seniors Brandon Metz and Luke Weber for the NDSU active career lead in pins with 13.