January 20, 2012

Wrestling drops dual at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Northern Colorado wrestling ran into an extremely tough Oregon State team, ranked No. 21 this week, and fell 35-9 on Friday evening.

Senior Gabe Burak continued to be a highlight reel for the Bears, pinning Joe Latham in 4:54. Burak is 13th this week by Intermat and now a perfect 5-0 in duals and 12-1 on the year with six falls.

Junior Sam Bauer was the only other Bear to win as he posted a 10-4 decision over James Roberts at 133 pounds. Bauer snaps a two-match losing streak with the victory and improves to 10-8 overall and 2-3 in dual action.

Senior Casey Cruz put up a tough battle against #5 Mike Mangrum, losing a 7-4 decision at 141 pounds. It is Cruz' first dual loss of the season and he moves to 10-5 on the year.

Junior Justin Gonzales also had a close match, losing 7-4 against #18 Scott Sakaguchi at 149 pounds.

Oregon State won the rest of the bouts, with three coming via fall for the 35-9 win.

 

125

Pat Rollins (OSU) fall Jesse Meis

4:07

133

Sam Bauer (NC) dec. James Roberts

10-4

141

#5 Mike Mangrum (OSU) dec. Casey Cruz

7-4

149

#18 Scott Sakaguchi (OSU) dec. Justin Gonzales

7-4

157

#18 R.J. Pena (OSU) fall Charlie McMartin

4:19

165

#13 Gabe Burak (NC) fall Joe Latham

4:54

174

Cody Weishoff (OSU) major dec. Josh Van Tine

10-1

184

Ty Vinson (OSU) dec. Patrick Gomez

8-3

197

#17 Taylor Meeks (OSU) major dec. Nick Bayer

11-1

285

#5 Clayton Jack (OSU) fall Henry Chirino

4:29