No. 6 Oklahoma State Wrestling defeated No. 11 Minnesota, 23-10 – by the world

MINNEAPOLIS – The Oklahoma State wrestling team improved the season with a 23-10 win on the road at No. 11 Minnesota to 2-0 with six cowboys defeating the Golden Gophers.

“I thought we looked good in several weight classes,” said head coach John Smith called. “Our theme this week was getting better, but we weren’t getting better in some of the weight classes. We didn’t have a lot of killer instinct and didn’t want to finish some games. It’s early and we will hopefully improve. ” of this game when we move to Drexel next weekend. “

The Cowboys in sixth place got off to a quick start in their sophomore year Trevor Mastrogiovanni angry # 5 Patrick McKee, who was an All-American last season. Mastrogiovanni held 4-3 after the first period and separated the result in the second with an escape and two takedowns to extend his lead to 9-4. He finished a 10-6 decision to improve the Cowboys 3-0.

“He had a really good performance,” said Smith. “There was a lot of confidence in his performance and those takedowns were big and critical. He picked him up when he was on his feet and he did a good job of stopping his shots, which affected the result. “

Daton-Fix moved into the season with an 18: 7 main decision over No. 33 Jake Gliva to 2: 0. Dustin Plott, Dakota Geer and AJ Ferrari both also improved their record to 2-0 and won today.

In 15th place in the nation, Plott # 23 defeated Jared Krattiger with a convincing 6-1 decision. At 184, Geer clinched victory for OSU with a takedown in a sudden win. Geer and No. 21 Isaiah Salazar, who was 4-0 in the season, ended the regulations with a 1-1 draw before Geer sealed his second win of the season in the first sudden victory period. Ferrari got off to a quick start to their match with Michial Foy when he led 4-1 after a period. He doubled his lead in the second period and used a takedown with three seconds to go to make his second important decision in as many games.

No. 22 Kaden Gfeller and No. 6 Travis Wittlake won their first wins of the season after losing bouts to top 10 opponents at Stanford. After a 2-0 deficit in the first period, Gfeller took control of the game in the second period with an escape, a takedown and a four-point spin. He finished # 26 Michael Blockhus with a score of 10-3 while Wittlake # 21 defeated Andrew Sparks with 8-3.

The Cowboys took seven out of ten games in the duals with losses of 141, 157 and heavyweight. At 141, a real newbie Carter Young lost his double debut to Jake Bergeland by a score of 6-4 while Wyatt bedding lost his match with No. 5 Brayton Lee, 15-9. Lukas Surber had the daunting task of facing high-ranking heavyweight and Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson, who made a 20-7 main decision.

Oklahoma State will be returning to Stillwater and preparing for its home kick-off with Drexel on Sunday, November 28th. The Cowboys will be hosting the Dragons at 2 p.m., which can be seen on Big 12 Now on ESPN +

Nr. 6 Oklahoma State 23, Nr. 11 Minnesota 10
Nov. 20, 2021 | Reifer Pavillon | Minneapolis, Minn.
Number of participants: 2, 994

125: No. 19 Trevor Mastrogiovanni (OSU) Dez. Nr. 5 Patrick McKee (MINN), 10-6
133: No. 2 Daton-Fix (OSU) MD-Nr. 33 Jake Gliva (MINN), 18-7
141: Jake Bergeland (MINN) Dec. Carter Young (OSU), 6-4
149: No. 22 Kaden Gfeller (OSU) Dez. Nr. 26 Michael Blockhus (MINN), 9-4
157: Nr. 5 Brayton Lee (MINN) Dez. Nr. 14 Wyatt bedding (OSU), 15-9
165: No. 6 Travis Wittlake (OSU) Dez. Nr. 21 Andrew Sparks (MINN), 8-3
174: No. 15 Dustin Plott (OSU) Dez. Nr. 23 Jared Kratiger (MINN) 6-1
184: No. 7 Dakota Geer (OSU) Dez. Nr. 21 Jesaja Salazar (MINN), SV-1 3-1
197: No. 1 AJ Ferrari (OSU) MD Michial Foy (MINN), 12-4
HWT: Nr. 1 Gable Steveson (MINN) MD Lukas Surber (OSU), 20-7

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