#2 North Dakota State too much for Bears to handle
With the exception of Jason McMillan, #2 North Dakota State rolled over #17 Northern Colorado in a Saturday afternoon match in Butler-Hancock Hall. NDSU tallied three pins and a major decision en route to a 37-4 victory over the Bears.
At 197 pounds, McMillan, ranked eighth in the nation, defeated Anthony Vittetoe with a 12-2 major decision for UNC's only win of the day.
NDSU's #3 Matt Strawser (125 lbs.), #4 Jake Thielbar (133 lbs.), and Cloin Kelly (149 lbs.) all had pins for the Bison.
125 Pounds: #3 Matt Strawser (NDSU) wins by fall at 4:57 over Luis Meza (UNC). Strawser is now 20-7. Meza is now 8-5.
133 Pounds: #4 Jake Thielbar (NDSU) wins by fall at 4:41 over Jon Nider (UNC). Thielbar is now 23-7. Nider is now 0-6.
141 Pounds: Reese Boehm (NDSU) wins 13-8 decision over #7 Ronnie Stafford (UNC). Boehm is now 10-13. Stafford is now 15-8.
149 Pounds: Colin Kelly (NDSU) wins by fall at 6:22 over Joe Kingry (UNC). Kingry is now 8-6.
157 Pounds: #6 Paul Carlson (NDSU) wins 3-2 decision over #7 Brody Olson (UNC). Carlson is now 18-6. Olson is now 23-11.
165 Pounds: #4 Mike Fiedler (NDSU) wins 5-3 decision over Jared Deaguero (UNC). Fiedler is now 19-9. Deaguero is now 18-9.
174 Pounds Thad Pike (NDSU) wins 11-9 decision in overtime over Brian Hufford (UNC). Pike is now 10-9. Hufford is now 4-5.
184 Pounds: #1 Todd Fuller (NDSU) wins 13-6 decision over Cole Allison (UNC). Fuller is now 25-5. Allison is now 8-7.
197 Pounds: #8 Jason McMillan (UNC) wins 12-2 maj. dec. over Anthony Vittetoe (NDSU). McMillan is now 8-4. Vittetoe is now 4-8.
Heavyweight: #1 Nick Severson (NDSU) wins 17-7 maj. dec. over Tony Schunke (UNC). Severson is now 10-0. Schunke is now 11-11.