Wrestling Wins Two in Session One of Big 12 Dual FinalsOSU takes on in-state rival Oklahoma tonight at 7 p.m.
March 8, 2013
STILLWATER--The No. 2 Oklahoma State wrestling team destroyed West Virginia and Iowa State in the first session of the Big 12 dual finals, 57-0 and 28-6, respectively.
The Cowboys notched their most lopsided win in school history, picking up four pins en route to the 57-0 beating over WVU.
With the Mountaineers forfeiting the first three matches of the day, the Cowboys brought in big points with consecutive falls from Jordan Oliver, Alex Dieringer and Tyler Caldwell at 149, 157 and 165 pounds, respectively.
No. 2 Chris Perry picked up a 12-5 decision over Bubba Scheffel at 174 pounds to add three points.
WVU forfeited at 184 pounds and heavyweight, but Blake Rosholt picked up another fall for the Cowboys at 197 pounds in 3:51.
Against Iowa State, Oliver snagged the only bonus points of the dual with his second pin of the day.*
Eddie Klimara and Jon Morrison each earned nine match points to win by decision at 125 and 133 pounds, respectively.
Julian Feikert picked up four takedowns and his first Big 12 win of the season, defeating R.J. Hallman, 10-4.
Matt White made his varsity debut wrestling at 157 pounds, where he defeated ISU's Logan Molina, 8-6.
Perry, Chris Chionuma and Alan Gelogaev each earned three points to finish up the first session of Big 12 action for the Cowboys.
The action continues tonight as the Cowboys wrestle the Oklahoma Sooners at 7 p.m. in Gallagher-Iba Arena, hoping to win their second-consecutive Big 12 regular season title. Fans can watch the dual live on Fox Sports Southwest.Oklahoma State 57, West Virginia 0
March 8, 2013* |* Gallagher-Iba Arena (Stillwater, Okla.)* |* 11 a.m. CT* |* Big 12 Dual Finals
Officials: Brian Green and Kenny Ritchie
125: No. 32 Eddie Klimara (OSU) won by forfeit
133: No. 7 Jon Morrison (OSU) won by forfeit
141: Julian Feikert (OSU) won by forfeit
149: No. 1 Jordan Oliver* (OSU)*fall Tre Miller-Scott (WVU);3:27
157: No. 7 Alex Dieringer (OSU)*fall Dominic Prezzia (WVU);1:32
165: No. 3 Tyler Caldwell (OSU)*fall Ross Renzi (WVU); 1:15
174: No. 2 Chris Perry (OSU)*dec. No. 26 Bubba Scheffel (WVU);12-5
184: No. 10 Chris Chionuma (OSU) won by forfeit
197: No. 11 Blake Rosholt (OSU)*fall Mark Colabucci (WVU); 3:51
285: No. 3 Alan Gelogaev* (OSU) won by forfeit
Oklahoma State 28,*Iowa State 6
March 8, 2013* |* Gallagher-Iba Arena (Stillwater, Okla.)* |* 1 p.m. CT* |* Big 12 Dual Finals
Officials: Matt Green and Randy Hartman
125: No. 32 Eddie Klimara*(OSU)*dec. Ryak Finch (ISU);9-4
133: No. 7 Jon Morrison (OSU) dec. John Meeks (ISU); 9-3
141: Julian Feikert (OSU) dec. R.J. Hallman (ISU);10-4
149: No. 1 Jordan Oliver*(OSU)*fall Matt Whit e (ISU); 6:20
157: Matt White (OSU) dec. Logan Molina (ISU);8-6
165: No. 18 Mike Moreno (ISU) dec. No. 3 Tyler Caldwell (OSU); 5-2
174: No. 2 Chris Perry (OSU) dec. No. 20 Tanner Weatherman (ISU);8-1
184: No. 10 Chris Chionuma (OSU) dec. Mike England (ISU);7-3
197: No. 7 Kyven Gadson (ISU) dec. No. 11 Blake Rosholt (OSU);6-5
285: No. 3 Alan Gelogaev (OSU) dec. No. 21 Matt Gibson (ISU); 4-1*