UNC Falls To South Dakota State, 20-13
The UNC wrestling team started the dual season on Wednesday evening in Butler-Hancock Hall but the South Dakota State Jackrabbits spoiled the party with a 20-13 victory over the Bears.
South Dakota State came into the match ranked No. 4 in the nation, while the Bears were ranked No. 13 in the nation. SDSU won six of of the 10 matches.
UNC's victories came from senior Brody Olson (157 lbs.), who tallied a 7-5 sudden overtime victory over Joe Kenton to begin the evening. The Bears then lost the next four matches to fall behind 14-3 at the intermission.
Senior Tony Schunke (HWT) got the Bears back on the board with an 11-1 major decision over the Jackrabbits' Cody Nehl. Schunke's victory pulled UNC to within 14-7 in the match.
University of Northern Colorado Wrestling No. 13 University of Northern Colorado vs. #4 South Dakota State
December 4, 2002 - 7 p.m. Butler-Hancock Hall - Greeley, Colorado
Final Score: SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 20 NORTHERN COLORADO 13
Records: Northern Colorado: 0-1 -- South Dakota State: 1-0 Attendance: 355 Referee: Ben Miller UNC SDSU 157 Pounds: #4 Brody Olson (UNC) dec. over Joe Kenton (SDSU), 7-5 (sv) 3 0 Olson is now 9-1
165 Pounds: #2 Tyler Bryant (SDSU) maj dec. over Nathan Lonsway (UNC), 16-6 3 4 Lonsway is now 0-1.
174 Pounds: Bryan Cowdin (SDSU) maj. dec over Tanner Linsacum (UNC), 18-4 3 8 Linsacum is now 5-3.
184 Pounds: Scott King (SDSU) dec. over Cole Allison (UNC), 8-4 3 11 Allison is now 4-5
197 Pounds: Tim Boldt (SDSU) dec. over Jeremy Sears (UNC), 8-2 3 14 Sears is now 3-4
Heavyweight: Tony Schunke (UNC) maj. dec. over Cody Nehl (SDSU), 11-1 7 14 Schunke is now 7-2
125 Pounds: Charley Senne (SDSU) dec. over Tyler Haner (UNC), 7-2 7 17 Haner is now 4-5
133 Pounds: Kyle Swenson (UNC) dec. over Kris Dozark (SDSU), 9-6 10 17 Swenson is now 6-4
141 Pounds: Jeremy Roe (SDSU) dec. over #2 Ronnie Stafford (UNC), 5-0 10 20 Stafford is now 4-2
149 Pounds: Loren Hutchins (UNC) dec. over Jared Barnes (SDSU), 7-5 13 20 Hutchins is now 5-1