NC State sets school record with 20th win

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. -- A 24-9 road win at West Virginia on Sunday gave the Wolfpack its 20th win of the season, setting a new mark for the most wins in a single season in school history. The Pack (20-0, 4-0 ACC) won five straight matches and held a 16-3 lead late in the dual.

After dropping the first bout at 125 pounds, the Pack reeled off four straight wins and took a 13-3 lead into the intermission.

No. 28 Jamal Morris controlled his bout at 133 pounds scoring two takedowns and accumulating 3:27 of ride time to win 5-2.

No. 3 Kevin Jack picked up his 11 straight win with a 9-0 major decision at 141 pounds. Jack scored a takedown and a reversal in the first two rounds, and two more takedowns pushed Jack to the major decision.

Beau Donahue put together a strong third period for the second straight day in winning 5-4 at 149 pounds. Down 3-2 and minus the ride time point, dominated in the third period earning a stall point and then a reversal and scored a 5-4 decision.

No. 4 Tommy Gantt needed OT to keep his perfect record in tact, but a flurry at the end helped Gantt win 10-8. His biggest defect in the final period was 6-3 and the ride time point clinched, but a takedown with 10 seconds left tied the match and his winning takedown came 33 seconds in.

No. 4 Max Rohskopf scored the fifth straight win, 5-0 at 165 pounds. After a scoreless first, Rohskopf got a second period take down and worked on top to get a two-point near-fall and ride time.

After two WVU wins, No. 17 Michael Boykin pulled off a big upset and defeated No. 7 Jacob Smith 5-3 (SV-3). Boykin's reversal in OT and takedown was the big action of the bout.

No. 1 Nick Gwiazdowski closed the dual with a 16-0 technical fall. In control the whole bout, a reversal and four-point near fall in the seoncWith the win, Gwiazdowski improves to 100-2 all-time at NC State.

125: #13 Zeke Moisey (WVU) dec. #24 Sean Fausz; 7-2 - 0-3
133: #28 Jamal Morris (NCSU) dec. Cory Stainbrook; 5-2 - 3-3
141: #3 Kevin Jack (NCSU) major dec. Tony DeAngelo; 9-0 - 7-3
149: Beau Donahue (NCSU) dec. James Dekrone; 5-4 - 10-3
157: #4 Tommy Gantt (NCSU) dec. #16 Dylan Cottrell; 10-8 (SV-1) - 13-3
165: #4 Max Rohskopf (NCSU) dec. Connor Flynn; 5-0 - 16-3
174: Ross Renzi (WVU) dec. Nicky Hall; 4-1 - 16-6
184: Bubba Scheffel (WVU) dec. #15 Pete Renda; 7-5 (SV-1) - 16-9
197: #17 Michael Boykin (NCSU) dec. #7 Jacob Smith; 5-3 (SV-3) - 19-9
285: #1 Nick Gwiazdowski (NCSU) technical fall A.J. Vizcarrondo; 16-0 - 24-9


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