Oregon State rolls to victory over Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- The Oregon State wrestling team picked up a Pac-12 Conference win on Saturday afternoon at Cal Poly inside of Mott Athletic Center.

The Beavers (4-6, 2-1 Pac-12) defeated the Mustangs (0-5, 0-2 Pac-12) by a final score of 37-10.

For the first time this season for OSU the dual began at 184 pounds. Junior Bob Coleman started quickly getting in deep on a single leg, and finishing for a 2-0 lead early in the match. A second-period escape and takedown all but iced the match as Coleman went on to defeat Willem DeBoer by major decision 11-2.

The Mustangs got their first win of the day at 197 pounds thanks to their only ranked wrestler No. 17 Tom Lane. Jamarcus Grant made the start for the Beavers falling behind early and unable to make a comeback as he fell by major decision 15-2.

Oregon State's next two bouts combined for a total time of 3-minutes, 20-seconds. No. 4 Amar Dhesi picked up a fall over Samuel Aguilar (Cal Poly) in 2-minutes, 10 seconds, while No. 3 Ronnie Bresser pinned Benny Martinez (Cal Poly) in 1-minute, 10-seconds.

Devan Turner made his season debut in the dual lineup at 133 pounds facing Cal Poly's Yoshito Funakoshi. Turner used two first-period takedowns for a 4-1 lead after the first period. Two escapes in the remaining frames gave turner a 6-4 decision win.

The Beavers led 19-4 in the team score halfway through the dual.

It was another fast start for Oregon State at 141 pounds with Grant Willits picking up a takedown into a two-point near fall in the first 30 seconds of the match. Injury time for Cal Poly gave Willits a bottom start as he led 6-1 after the first period. Willits went on to defeat Wyatt Cornelison (Cal Poly) by major decision, 13-2.

Josh Reyes continued the theme of the day with fast starts, collecting a takedown inside the first 45-seconds of the bout. Reyes put together a flurry of shots resulting in seven takedowns in the match. The Portland native won by major decision 19-7.

Oregon State didn't weight in anyone at 157 pounds forfeiting the bout, and six team points, to Cal Poly.

Aaron Olmos made the start for the Beavers at 165 pounds using two first-period takedowns for a 4-1 lead after the first period. A bottom start for Olmos in the second period enabled a quick escape and another takedown for a 7-1 lead after two periods, and winning by major decision, 12-3.

The final bout of the evening at 174 pounds featured two wrestlers from the same high school. Colt Doyle got the better of Nathan Tausch by a first-period pin in 2-minutes, 38-seconds. The Beavers won by a final score of 37-10.

Up Next
The Beavers are idle next week, before they welcome Iowa State to Gill Coliseum on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.

125: No. 3 Ronnie Bresser (OSU) pinned Benny Martinez (Cal Poly), 1:10
133: Devan Turner (OSU) dec. Yoshito Funakoshi (Cal Poly), 6-4
141: Grant Willits (OSU) maj. dec. Wyatt Cornelison (Cal Poly), 13-2
149: Josh Reyes (OSU) maj. dec. Ty Schilling (Cal Poly), 19-7
157: No. 20 Hunter Willits (OSU) vs. Brawley Lamer (Cal Poly)
165: Aaron Olmos (OSU) maj. dec. Joe La Rosa (Cal Poly), 12-3
174: Colt Doyle (OSU) pinned Nathan Tausch (Cal Poly), 2:38
184: Bob Coleman (OSU) maj. dec. Willem DeBoer (Cal Poly), 11-2
197: No. 17 Tom Lane (Cal Poly) maj. dec. Jamarcus Grant (OSU), 15-2
285: No. 4 Amar Dhesi (OSU) pinned Samuel Aguilar (Cal Poly), 2:10


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