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Indiana prevails over Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It came down to the final match of the dual and the Indiana Wrestling team overcame Maryland for a 19-16 win on Sunday.

Notes
• The Hoosiers improve to 1-6 on the season and 1-5 in the Big Ten. Maryland falls to 2-11 overall and 0-5 in the Big Ten.
• The Hoosiers won the first four bouts in the dual match and six bouts overall.
• Liam Cronin started the match for the Hoosiers with a 13-4 major decision. Cronin has won three straight matches, including two of those three against ranked opponents.
• Freshman Eddie Bolivar won his first Big Ten dual match bout of his career with a 6-4 decision.
• Despite a setback against Rutgers, Graham Rooks picked up a win and has now won four of his last five matches.
• Two of the Hoosiers three true freshman in the lineup secured victories (Eddie Bolivar, Cayden Rooks).
• Rudy Streck finished off the match for Indiana with three crucial points to secure the win. Streck picked up his first Big Ten win with an 8-3 decision. The dual was tied 16-16 going into the final match of the day at heavyweight and Streck came out on top to give the Hoosiers the 19-16 victory.

Results:
125: Liam Cronin (IU) maj. dec. Brandon Cray (UMD) 13-4 (IU 4, UMD 0)
133: Cayden Rooks (IU) dec. King Sandoval (UMD) 7-1 (IU 7, UMD 0)
141: Eddie Bolivar (IU) dec. Hunter Baxter (UMD) 6-4 (IU 10, UMD 0)
149: #22 Graham Rooks (IU) dec. Michael Doetsch (UMD) 4-2 (IU 13, UMD 0)
157: #24 Jahi Jones (UMD) dec. Fernando Silva (IU) 3-2 (IU 13, UMD 3)
165: Kyle Cochran (UMD) maj. dec. Dillon Hoey (IU) 12-0 (IU 13, UMD 7)
174: #25 Philip Spadafora (UMD) Jacob Covaciu (IU) injury default (IU 13, UMD 13)
184: Jake Hinz (IU) dec. Kyle Jasenski (UMD) 7-2 (IU 16, UMD 13)
197: Jaron Smith (UMD) dec. Nick Willham (IU) 7-2 (IU 16, UMD 16)
285: Rudy Streck (IU) dec. Parker Robinson (UMD) 8-3 (IU 19, UMD 16)

Up Next
Up next the Hoosiers host Wisconsin on Friday Jan. 31 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Wilkinson Hall.

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