Iowa State wrestling dominates first dual in Hilton Coliseum

Redshirt Freshman Jarrett Degen wrestles Tyshawn Williams during the Iowa State vs SIU-Edwarsville match in Stephens Auditorium on Nov. 11. The Cyclones won nine of the 10 matches over the Cougars.

Zane Douglas

Iowa State defeated Ohio University in its first dual in Hilton Coliseum of the season by a score of 33-6.

The dual started out with a forfeit as Ohio’s redshirt junior Shakur Laney pulled out of the bout due to weight complications at 125-pounds.

With the Cyclones up 6-0 early, they turned to redshirt freshman Austin Gomez at 133-pounds. Gomez beat redshirt sophomore Mario Guillen by 5-3 decision, and the Cyclones led 9-0.

At 141-pounds, redshirt sophomore Ian Parker continued Iowa State’s dominance by adding on a 12-1 major decision and increasing the Cyclone lead to 13-0.

At 149-pounds, redshirt sophomore Jarrett Degen added six to the Cyclone lead with a win by fall over Ohio’s redshirt freshman Alec Hagan.

Redshirt junior Chase Straw was the first defeat of the night for the Cyclones. Bobcat freshman Zac Carson won by 7-4 decision at 157-pounds

At 165-pounds, redshirt senior Skyler St. John was defeated in his first dual bout of the year by 4-3 decision to Ohio freshman Colt Yinger.

Redshirt freshman Marcus Coleman topped Ohio redshirt sophomore Joe Terry by 14-6 major decision at 174-pounds.

At 184-pounds, redshirt sophomore Sam Colbray appeared to have been defeated, but after a couple of reviews, Colbray defeated Ohio junior Hunter Yeargen by 9-8 decision.

Redshirt senior Willie Miklus won his bout at 197-pounds by technical fall over Ohio redshirt junior Nathan Hall.

Heavyweight redshirt sophomore Gannon Gremmel defeated redshirt senior Zach Parker of Ohio by 7-3 decision, sealing a comfortable win for the Cyclones.

The Cyclones were deducted a team point near the end of the dual.

Iowa State wrestling will be back on Tuesday, Jan. 1 to compete in the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tennessee.