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Nebraska sweeps duals at NU Coliseum

Lincoln, Neb. -- The No. 7 Nebraska wrestling team (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) dominated at NU Coliseum on Saturday, defeating Michigan State, Drexel and No. 25 Princeton by a combined score of 95-13.

The Huskers started their day by downing Big Ten foe Michigan State, 35-3. NU had six bonus-point wins against the Spartans, highlighted by 11th-ranked Colton McCrystal's 12-4 major decision over No. 14 Javier Gasca at 141 pounds.

No. 9 Tim Lambert (125) and No. 4 TJ Dudley (184) each earned technical falls, while No. 8 Tyler Berger (157), No. 17 Micah Barnes (174) and No. 8 Aaron Studebaker (197) notched major decisions.

Dudley, a two-time All-American, outscored his three opponents on Saturday, 43-4, with two technical falls and one major decision. In his last 12 home matches, dating back to last season, Dudley has an 11-1 record with nine bonus-point victories.

No. 4 Eric Montoya (133), Dustin Williams (165) and No. 17 Collin Jensen (HWT) each won by decision against the Spartans.

In the second dual, Nebraska used five bonus-point wins to defeat Drexel, 33-4. Berger led the way with a technical fall over Nick Widmann at 157 pounds. Montoya (133) registered a 2-0 decision over No. 14 Kevin Devoy Jr. Lambert (125), McCrystal (141), Dudley (184) and Jensen (HWT) each won matches by major decision against the Dragons.

In the final dual of the day, NU tamed the 25th-ranked Princeton Tigers, 27-6, highlighted by Collin Purinton's 12-6 decision over 18th-ranked Jordan Laster at 149 pounds. Purinton's upset win sent the Coliseum crowd of 570 into a frenzy, as the Huskers won eight of 10 bouts against the Tigers.

Dudley wrapped up his day with a 15-0 technical fall over Kevin Parker. Montoya also earned bonus points with his 11-2 major decision over Pat D'Arcy. Studebaker and Jensen each knocked off ranked opponents in the final two matches of the dual. Studebaker won in tiebreaker-1, 2-1, over No. 7 Brett Harner. Jensen downed 19th-ranked Ray O'Donnell, 12-5.

The Huskers hit the road next weekend for a pair of duals. Nebraska faces NC State on Friday, Dec 9 before battling North Carolina on Saturday, Dec. 10.

#7 Nebraska 35, Michigan State 3
125: #9 Tim Lambert (NEB) tech fall Mitch Rogaliner (MSU), 16-1 (NEB 5, MSU 0)
133: #4 Eric Montoya (NEB) dec. Austin Eicher (MSU), 8-4 (NEB 8, MSU 0)
141: #11 Colton McCrystal (NEB) major dec. #14 Javier Gasca (MSU), 12-4 (NEB 12, MSU 0)
149: Nick Trimble (MSU) dec. Collin Purinton (NEB), 5-4 (NEB 12, MSU 3)
157: #8 Tyler Berger (NEB) major dec. Austin Thompson (MSU), 12-4 (NEB 16, MSU 3)
165: Dustin Williams (NEB) dec. Drew Hughes (MSU), 2-1 (NEB 19, MSU 3)
174: #17 Micah Barnes (NEB) major dec. Logan Ritchie (MSU), 13-2 (NEB 23, MSU 3)
184: #4 TJ Dudley (NEB) tech fall Shwan Shadaia (MSU), 17-2 (NEB 28, MSU 3)
197: #8 Aaron Studebaker (NEB) major dec. Matthew Okaiye (MSU), 12-1 (NEB 32, MSU 3)
HWT: #17 Collin Jensen (NEB) dec. Jacob Cooper (MSU), 3-0 (NEB 35, MSU 3)

Drexel 17, #25 Princeton 15
125: Zack Fuentes (DREX) dec. Mateo DeVincenzo (PRIN), 7-1 (DREX 3, PRIN 0)
133: #14 Kevin Devoy Jr. (DREX) dec. Pat D'Arcy (PRIN), 3-0 (DREX 6, PRIN 0)
141: #4 Matthew Kolodzik (PRIN) dec. David Pearce (DREX), 8-3 (DREX 6, PRIN 3)
149: #18 Jordan Laster (PRIN) dec. #11 Matthew Cimato (DREX), 5-3 (DREX 6, PRIN 6)
157: Willie Davis (DREX) dec. Leonard Merkin (PRIN), 8-3 (DREX 9, PRIN 6)
165: Austin Rose (DREX) major dec. Chase Piperato (PRIN), 14-4 (DREX 13, PRIN 6)
174: #16 Jonathan Schleifer (PRIN) dec. Ebed Jarrell (DREX), 10-8 (DREX 13, PRIN 9)
184: Alex DeCiantis (DREX) major dec. Kevin Parker (PRIN), 17-6 (DREX 17, PRIN 9)
197: #7 Brett Harner (PRIN) dec. Josh Murphy (DREX), 8-4 (DREX 17, PRIN 12)
HWT: #19 Ray O'Donnell (PRIN) dec. Joey Goodhart (DREX), 9-3 (DREX 17, PRIN 15)

#7 Nebraska 33, Drexel 4
125: #9 Tim Lambert (NEB) major dec. Zack Fuentes (DREX), 12-1 (NEB 4, DREX 0)
133: #4 Eric Montoya (NEB) dec. #14 Kevin Devoy Jr. (DREX), 2-0 (NEB 7, DREX 0)
141: #11 Colton McCrystal (NEB) major dec. Vincent Foggia (DREX), 14-2 (NEB 11, DREX 0)
149: #11 Matthew Cimato (DREX) major dec. Jordan Shearer (NEB), 15-3 (NEB 11, DREX 4)
157: #8 Tyler Berger (NEB) tech fall Nick Widmann (DREX), 20-5 (NEB 16, DREX 4)
165: Justin Arthur (NEB) dec. Dakota Greene (DREX), 8-5 (NEB 19, DREX 4)
174: #17 Micah Barnes (NEB) sudden victory-1 Nick Elmer (DREX), 3-1 (NEB 22, DREX 4)
184: #4 TJ Dudley (NEB) major dec. Alex DeCiantis (DREX), 11-2 (NEB 26, DREX 4)
197: #8 Aaron Studebaker (NEB) dec. Josh Murphy (DREX), 5-1 (NEB 29, DREX 4)
HWT: #17 Collin Jensen (NEB) major dec. Joey Goodhart (DREX), 9-1 (NEB 33, DREX 4)

#25 Princeton 25, Michigan State 15
125: Logan Griffin (MSU) major dec. Ty Agaisse (PRIN), 8-0 (MSU 4, PRIN 0)
133: Austin Eicher (MSU) dec. Pat D'Arcy (PRIN), 5-1 (MSU 7, PRIN 0)
141: #4 Matthew Kolodzik (PRIN) tech fall #14 Javier Gasca (MSU), 16-0 (MSU 7, PRIN 5)
149: #18 Jordan Laster (PRIN) dec. Nick Trimble (MSU), 6-2 (PRIN 8, MSU 7)
157: Leonard Merkin (PRIN) dec. Austin Thompson (MSU), 11-10 (PRIN 11, MSU 7)
165: Drew Hughes (MSU) major dec. Joe Tavoso (PRIN), 8-0 (PRIN 11, MSU 11)
174: #16 Jonathan Schleifer (PRIN) major dec. Drew Barnes (MSU), 13-2 (PRIN 15, MSU 11)
184: Shwan Shadaia (MSU) major dec. Kevin Parker (PRIN), 11-3 (MSU 15, PRIN 15)
197: #7 Brett Harner (PRIN) tech fall Wesley Maskill (MSU), 18-3 (PRIN 20, MSU 15)
HWT: #19 Ray O'Donnell (PRIN) tech fall Jacob Cooper (MSU), 16-0 (PRIN 25, MSU 15)

#7 Nebraska 27, #25 Princeton 6
125: #9 Tim Lambert (NEB) dec. Ty Agaisse (PRIN), 8-4 (NEB 3, PRIN 0)
133: #4 Eric Montoya (NEB) major dec. Pat D'Arcy (PRIN), 11-2 (NEB 7, PRIN 0)
141: #4 Matthew Kolodzik (PRIN) sudden victory-1 #11 Colton McCrystal (NEB), 8-6 (NEB 7, PRIN 3)
149: Collin Purinton (NEB) dec. #18 Jordan Laster (PRIN), 12-6 (NEB 10, PRIN 3)
157: #8 Tyler Berger (NEB) dec. Leonard Merkin (PRIN), 3-2 (NEB 13, PRIN 3)
165: Dustin Williams (NEB) dec. Joe Tavoso (PRIN), 3-1 (NEB 16, PRIN 3)
174: #16 Jonathan Schleifer (PRIN) dec. #17 Micah Barnes (NEB), 6-0 (NEB 16, PRIN 6)
184: #4 TJ Dudley (NEB) tech fall Kevin Parker (PRIN), 15-0 (NEB 21, PRIN 6)
197: #8 Aaron Studebaker (NEB) tiebreaker-1 #7 Brett Harner (PRIN), 2-1 (NEB 24, PRIN 6)
HWT: #17 Collin Jensen (NEB) dec. #19 Ray O'Donnell (PRIN), 12-5 (NEB 27, PRIN 6)

Drexel 25, Michigan State 9
125: Zack Fuentes (DREX) dec. Mitch Rogaliner (MSU), 5-3 (DREX 3, MSU 0)
133: #14 Kevin Devoy Jr. (DREX) major dec. Austin Eicher (MSU), 16-7 (DREX 7, MSU 0)
141: David Pearce (DREX) pin Logan Griffin (MSU), 2:40 (DREX 13, MSU 0)
149: #11 Matthew Cimato (DREX) dec. Nick Trimble (MSU), 2-0 (DREX 16, MSU 0)
157: Austin Thompson (MSU) dec. Willie Davis (DREX), 5-3 (DREX 16, MSU 3)
165: Drew Hughes (MSU) dec. Austin Rose (DREX), 3-2 (DREX 16, MSU 6)
174: Ebed Jarrell (DREX) dec. Logan Ritchie (MSU), 8-1 (DREX 19, MSU 6)
184: Alex DeCiantis (DREX) dec. Shwan Shadaia (MSU), 6-3 (DREX 22, MSU 6)
197: Matthew Okaiye (MSU) dec. Josh Murphy (DREX), 7-6 (DREX 22, MSU 9)
HWT: Joey Goodhart (DREX) dec. Jacob Cooper (MSU), 3-0 (DREX 25, MSU 9)

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magaisse (1) about 2 years ago
Correction: Agaisse only wrestled against Nebraska ...