Bulls Split at Iowa Duals

Bulls Split at Iowa Duals

IOWA CITY, IA – The University at Buffalo wrestling team split a pair of duals on Friday at the Iowa City Duals hosted by the University at Iowa. The Bulls defeated Iowa Central, 30-15, and fell to seventh-ranked Iowa, 33-6. 

The Bulls dominated Iowa Central. Kyle Akins kicked things off with a tech fall win at 125. Kobe Garrehy (157), Austin Weigel (174) and Brett Perry (184) also won by technical fall. Derek Holcomb earned his first pin of the season to get the victory. Jake Gunning won by major decision at 285.

Head Coach John Stutzman used this dual as an opportunity to try a couple guys in different weight classes. Justin Patrick, who wrestles at 125, competed at 133 and lost a close 6-5 decision. Bryan Lantry, ranked fifth in the nation at 133, went up a weight class and dropped a 4-0 decision at 141.

BUFFALO 30, IOWA CENTRAL 15

125

Kyle Akins won by technical fall

133

Justin Patrick lost by decision, 6-5

141

Bryan Lantry lost by decision, 4-0

149

Jason Estevez lost by decision, 8-3

157

Kobe Garrehy won by technical fall

165

Derek Holcomb won by fall

174

Austin Weigel won by technical fall

184

Brett Perry won by technical fall

197

UB Forfeit

285

Jake Gunning won major decsion

The Bulls first dual of the day was against #7 Iowa. Buffalo got off to a good start by winning the first two matches. Akins got his first win of the season with an 8-4 decision over Justin Stickley at 125 lbs. Lantry earned a 2-0 decision over Paul Glynn.

The Hawkeyes rolled through the middle weights to take control of the match. Weigel lost a close decision to Joseph Gunther at 174. Gunning battle the nation's 7th-ranked heavyweight Samuel Stoll to overtime before losing a 4-3 decision.

"Overall, it was a good day," head coach John Stutzman said. "We wrestled hard against Iowa. We are still rounding into form, but any time you wrestle in Carver, it's fun."

IOWA 33, BUFFALO 6

125

Kyle Akins (UB) won by decision over Justin Stickley (Iowa), 8-4

133

#5 Bryan Lantry (UB) won by decision over Paul Glynn (Iowa), 2-0

141

Vincent Turk (Iowa) won by major decision over Blake Retell (UB), 12-2

149

Brandon Sorensen (Iowa) won by fall over Jason Estevez (UB), 4:41

157

#3 Michael Kemerer (Iowa) won by fall over Kobe Garrehy (UB), 1:34

165

Kaleb Young (Iowa) won by major decision over Derek Holcomb (UB), 12-4

174

Joseph Gunther (Iowa) won by decision over Austin Weigel (UB), 3-1

184

Mitchell Bowman (Iowa) won by decision over Brett Perry (UB), 10-4

197

#11 Cash Wilcke (Iowa) won by major decision over Joe Ariola (UB), 14-3

285

#7 Samuel Stoll (Iowa) won in overtime over Jake Gunning (UB), 4-3