Hawkeyes chasing Defending Champ Penn State at NCAA Wrestling
Written by Rick Coleman, Sports Director - bio | email
DES MOINES (KWWL) -
Despite winning 6 of 7 second round matches, the Iowa Hawkeyes still find themselves chasing 2-Time defending champion Penn State at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The Hawkeyes advanced 6 of their 9 qualifiers into the Friday's quarterfinal round and enter day 2 in fourth place with 22 points. Penn State is in first with 32.5 followed by Oklahoma State with 29 and Minnesota is in 3rd with 24.
Iowa's six second round winners;
125 - #3 Matt McDonough (IOWA) dec. Steve Mitcheff (Kent St.), 5-1 (2:19 RT)
133 - #2 Tony Ramos (IOWA) pinned Joseph Ward (UNC), 1:07
141 - #7 Mark Ballweg (IOWA) dec. #10 Charles Cobb (PENN), 3-2
157 - #2 Derek St. John (IOWA) vs. Joshua Kreimier (AFA), 9-5 (2:21 RT)
174 - #3 Mike Evens (IOWA) maj. Phillip Joseph (EMU), 11-3 (2:46 RT)
UNI which won all four first round matches advanced David Bonin at 157 and Ryan Loder at 184 to the quarterfinal round. While Iowa State advanced unseeded Tanner Weather at 174 to the quarterfinal round. Former Waterloo East star Kyven Gadson lost 8-7 in the second round to Blake Rosholt of Oklahoma State snapping Gadson's 15 match winning streak. Gadson had beaten Rosholt in three previous meetings this season including the Big 12 Finals just 12 days ago.
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