NC State wins first 9 bouts in 37-2 win at Hofstra

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The fifth ranked NC State wrestling team won the first nine bouts, including five for bonus points, and came away with a 37-2 win at Hofstra.

On the weekend in road action, NC State outscored Drexel and Hofstra a combined 81-6.

The dual started at 125 pounds, as R-Fr. Jakob Camacho used a pair of third period takedowns to net an 8-5 win.

The Pack's first bonus point win came at 133 pounds, as R-Fr. Jarrett Trombley used a four-point near fall in the second on his way to a 12-0 major decision (with over five minutes of ride time).

R-Fr. Alex Urquiza used a takedown in the third for a 4-2 decision at 141, while classmate Matt Grippi used five takedowns in the first period and scored an 11-8 win at 149.

For the second straight dual on this road trip, No. 2 Hayden Hidlay scored a pin. Today, he used a takedown in the second to secure the six team points at the 3:39 mark.

NC State was up 19-0 after the first five bouts.

R-Fr. Tyler Barnes also got bonus points for the second straight day, as a six point move in the second ended his match early with a 22-3 tech fall win.

No. 18 Daniel Bullard scored the Pack's second pin of the day, his came 2:17 into the first period.

No. 3 Trent Hidlay went for more bonus points, recording a 15-5 major decision at 184 pounds.

No. 11 Nick Reenan used a pair of third period takedowns to secure a 7-3 decision.

Up Next
NC State will open up ACC next weekend, as the Pack will host Virginia Friday night at 7 p.m.

125: Jakob Camacho (NCSU) dec. Dylan Ryder; 8-5 - 3-0
133: Jarrett Trombley (NCSU) major dec. Matt Templeton; 12-0 - 7-0
141: Alex Urquiza (NCSU) dec. Vinny Vespa; 4-2 - 10-0
149: Matt Grippi (NCSU) dec. Reece Heller; 11-8 - 13-0
157: #2 Hayden Hidlay (NCSU) fall Holden Heller; 3:39 - 19-0
165: Tyler Barnes (NCSU) tech fall Ricky Stamm; 22-3 - 24-0
174: #18 Daniel Bullard (NCSU) fall Sage Heller; 2:17 - 30-0
184: #3 Trent Hidlay (NCSU) major dec. Charles Small; 15-5 - 34-0
197: #11 Nick Reenan (NCSU) dec. Trey Rogers; 7-3 - 37-0
285: Zachary Knighton-Ward (Hof) dec. Deonte Wilson; 6-5 - 37-2


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