Cyclones go 1-2 at Sundevil Duals

Courtesy of Iowa State Athletics

 

Harvard Recap
In the second dual of the day, the Cyclones bounced back with a 34-6 victory over Harvard. The Cyclones took eight out of the 10 bouts, including five by bonus-point margin.

Ian Parker and Sam Colbray secured a pair of second-period falls to widen the ISU advantage in the dual. At 141 pounds, Parker jumped out to a 6-0 lead on Lukus Stricker with a first-period takedown and four-point nearfall. He began the second with an escape and a takedown before bringing Sticker to the mat in 4:30.

Down at his new weight, Colbray looked explosive at 174 pounds. He racked up three takedowns and a two-point nearfall, and held an 8-1 decision early in the second period. That’s when he whipped Pierce Bausano to his back for the pin in 3:21.

At 184, Marcus Coleman suffered a tough loss in sudden victory-two in his first match of the day. He responded with an 18-1 technical victory in 4:37 over Michael Doggett. Coleman tallied three takedowns and three four-point nearfalls before ending the match in the second period.

David Carr secured two major decision victories during the first session of the Duals on the Diamond. His second victim was Harvard’s Pierce Bausano. Carr racked up five takedowns, a four-point nearfall and a reversal in a dominant 17-6 victory.

At 125 pounds, Alex Mackall scored the first bonus-point victory of the match for the Cyclones. He scored on two takedowns, a reversal and a four-point near fall, and did well on top, riding Harvard’s Nolan Hellickson for 1:42 in the bout. Mackall went on to win by 11-2 major decision.

Ryan Leisure had an impressive come-from-behind finish in the 149-pound match against Andrew Pace. Leisure trailed 4-2 heading to the third period. The Clear Lake, Iowa, native then outscored Pace 5-1 in the final stanza, locking in a takedown, two-point nearfall and forcing a second stall call against Pace. Leisure went on to win the match by 7-5 decision.

Todd Small and Francis Duggan also picked up a pair of decisions in the contest. Small ousted Michael Jaffe by 9-6 decision. He scored six points in the third period on two takedowns and a reversal to salt away the victory. Duggan was in complete control in his match, notching two takedowns and earning 2:07 of riding time in a 6-2 victory over Ethan Callahan.

Campbell Recap
The day got off to a tough start for the Cyclones as they fell to Campbell by a final tally of 22-14. The Camels came out on top in a pair of overtime matches that proved to be the difference in the contest.

Colbray and Carr both scored bonus-points in each of their first-session matches. Colbray wasted no time in jumping out on Austin Murphy. He racked up five takedowns, three of which came in the first period. He added a two-point nearfall, a point for stalling and a point for riding time to his stat line in a 15-4 major-decision win. Carr totaled six takedowns, a four-point nearfall and picked up a point for riding time as he went on to defeat Matthew Dalara by 18-5 major decision.

Mackall put the Cyclones on the board to open the day. The Austintown, Ohio, native locked in two takedowns and amassed over four minutes of riding time in a 9-2 victory over Korbin Meink.

Parker notched a top-10 win by taking out Campbell’s Josh Heil. Parker scored on a first-period takedown. That sequence proved to be the difference in the match as Parker rolled on to a 3-1 victory over Heil.

Iowa State vs. Harvard Match-By-Match
125: Alex Mackall (ISU) maj. dec. Nolan Helickson (HU), 11-2.
133: Todd Small (ISU) dec. Michael Jaffe (HU), 9-6.
141: Ian Parker (ISU) pinned Lukus Stricker (HU), 4:30.
149: Ryan Leisure (ISU) dec. Andrew Pace (HU), 7-5.
157: David Carr (ISU) maj. dec. Hunter Ladnier (HU), 17-6.
165: Phil Conigliaro (HU) dec. Isaac Judge (ISU), 4-2.
174: Sam Colbray (ISU) pinned Pierce Bausano (HU), 3:21.
184: Marcus Coleman (ISU) tech fall Michael Doggett (HU), 18-1 (4:37).
197: Francis Duggan (ISU) dec. Evan Callahan (HU), 6-2.
285: Yaraslau Slavikouski (HU) dec. Gannon Gremmel (ISU), 5-3.

Iowa State vs. Campbell Match-By-Match
125: Alex Mackall (ISU) dec. Korbin Meink (CU), 9-2.
133: Noah Gonser (CU) dec. Todd Small (ISU), 6-4 (SV1)
141: Ian Parker (ISU) dec. Josh Heil (CU), 3-1.
149: Jason Kraisser (CU) pinned Ryan Leisure (ISU), 4:03.
157: David Carr (ISU) maj. dec. Matthew Dallara (CU), 18-5.
165: Quentin Perez (CU) maj. dec. Chase Straw (ISU), 17-3.
174: Sam Colbray (ISU) maj. dec. Austin Murphy (CU), 15-4.
184: Andrew Morgan (CU) dec. Marcus Coleman (ISU), 8-6 (SV2).
197: Chris Kober (CU) dec. Joel Shapiro (ISU), 3-1.
285: Jere Heino (CU) dec. Gannon Gremmel (ISU), 5-2.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – No. 11 Iowa State (4-3, 1-0 Big 12) jumped out to an early lead on No. 7 Arizona State (8-1, 0-0 Pac 12), but ultimately fell to the Sun Devils, 21-12. The contest between ISU and ASU was the finale in the Duals on the Diamond, the first collegiate wrestling event to be held at a Major League Baseball stadium.

How It Happened
The Cyclones amassed a 12-3 lead in the front half of the dual, winning four out of the first five matches heading to the intermission.

Todd Small picked up another top-20 win on this road trip out west. This time he took out No. 15 Josh Kramer by 5-3 decision. Small scored on two takedowns, including one in the final 15 seconds, to salt away the victory over Kramer.

At 141 pounds, Ian Parker went 3-0 on Saturday. He capped off the day with a 4-2 victory over Navonte Demison. Parker scored on a takedown, an escape and rode hard, tacking on a point for 1:16 of riding time.

Filling in for the injured Jarrett Degen, Ryan Leisure was a force on top in his 9-4 victory over Dillon Ulrey. Leisure scored on two takedowns, a two-point nearfall and two escapes. He racked up 4:08 of riding time and was in complete control of the match.

David Carr also went 3-0 at the Duals on the Diamond. In the finale, he took on Arizona State’s Jacori Teemer. After a scoreless first, Carr rode Teemer for the entire second period and turned the Sun Devil for a two-point nearfall at the end of the second. Carr earned an escape in the third and did well to fend off Teemer’s attacks to close out the bout with a 4-1 decision.

Out of the intermission, the Cyclones ran into the meat of the Arizona State lineup. The Sun Devils went on to win the final five matches of the dual, including three by major decision, to close out the 21-12 victory.

Next Up
Iowa State will remain on the road and travel to South Dakota State on Friday, Jan. 17. The Big 12 dual between the Cyclones and the Jackrabbits is set to begin at 7 p.m. in Brookings, S.D. Fans can watch the dual live on FloWrestling.

Match-By-Match
125: Brandon Courtney (ASU) dec. Alex Mackall (ISU), 5-3.
133: Todd Small (ISU) dec. Josh Kramer (ASU), 5-3.
141: Ian Parker (ISU) dec. Navonte Demison (ASU), 4-2
149: Ryan Leisure (ISU) dec. Dillon Ulrey (ASU), 9-4.
157: David Carr (ISU) dec. Jacori Teemer (ASU), 4-1.
165: Josh Shields (ASU) dec. Chase Straw (ISU), 7-3.
174: Anthony Valencia (ASU) dec. Sam Colbray (ISU), 6-5.
184: Zahid Valencia (ASU) maj. dec. Marcus Coleman (ISU), 20-8.
197: Kordell Norfleet (ASU) maj. dec. Joel Shapiro (ISU), 10-2.
285: Tanner Hall (ASU) maj. dec. Gannon Gremmel (ISU), 11-3.