LAMONI, Iowa -- The Truman Wrestling team put a damper on host Graceland (Iowa) University's first home wrestling dual in over 30 years with a 40-3 victory over the Yellowjackets. The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 on the season and will host Benedictine (Kan.) at 7:30 p.m. on Monday night in Pershing Arena.
Graceland restarted their wrestling program this season after being idle since 1982.
Jabez Zinabu started things for Truman with a 9-3 win at 125 and was followed with a forfeit win by Rafael Lopez at 133. Andrew Still won 13-9 at 141 over Dakota Hill.
Ryan Maus and Colton Schmitz each remained perfect on the young season with Maus winning by fall at the 1:26 mark and Schmitz gaining a 10-1 major decision at 157.
The only Truman loss on the night came at 165 when Dakota Britt edged on Will Evans 3-1 in overtime.
Chase Wrisinger and Ryan Ward each won by decision and Helmut Rentschler picked up a quick pin in the last contested match of the night. Ben Dudley won by forfeit in the 285 match.
125 lbs. Jabez Zinabu (Truman) def. Garrett Owens (GU) by decision (9-3)
133 lbs. Rafael Lopex (Truman) def. OPEN by Forfeit (6-0)
141 lbs. Andrew Still (Truman) def. Dakota Hill (GU) by decision (13-9)
149 lbs. Ryan Maus (Truman) def. Isaac Smith (GU) by pin (1:26)
157 lbs. Colton Schmitz (Truman) def. Rikki Ramirez (GU) by major decision (10-1)
165 lbs. Dakota Britt (GU) def. Will Evans (Truman) by decision (3-1)
174 lbs. Chase Wrisinger (Truman) def. Meredith Meador (GU) by decision (9-7)
185 lbs. Ryan Ward (Truman) def. Bryson Kinyon (GU) by decision (7-5)
197 lbs. Helmut Rentschler (Truman) def. Zack Faircloth (GU) by pin (1:09)
285 lbs. Ben Dudley (Truman) def. OPEN by Forfeit (6-0)