No. 15 Sooners Down No. 18 UNI, 27-13

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Micah Thompson
By Micah Thompson
Communications Assistant
FEBRUARY 05, 2017
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OU vs. Northern Iowa Final Results

125 Christian Moody (OU) maj. dec.  Jay Schwarm (UNI), 13-4
133 No. 10  Josh Alber (UNI) dec.  Trae Blackwell (OU), 7-0
141 Mike Longo (OU) tech. fall Jake Hodges  (UNI), 16-0 (6:14)
149 No. 13 Davion Jeffries (OU) dec. No. 7 Max Thomsen (UNI), 7-2
157 No. 11 Clark Glass (OU) dec. Paden Moore (UNI), 3-0
165 No. 14 Yoanse Mejias (OU) fall No. 8 Bryce Steiert (UNI), 2:03
174 No. 14 Taylor Lujan (UNI) maj. dec. DaWaylon Barnes (OU), 17-7
184 No. 14 Drew Foster (UNI)  dec.  Matt Reed (OU), 10-3
197 Jacob Holschlag (UNI)  dec.  No. 19 Brad Johnson (OU), 8-5
HWT No. 20 Ross Larson (OU) open UNI

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa –  The No. 15 Oklahoma wrestling team used three bonus-point victories to down No. 18 Northern Iowa, 27-13, on Sunday afternoon inside the McLeod Center.

The Sooners won five of the first six bouts, including two victories over higher ranked opponents, to improve to 9-5 on the season.

Christian Moody started off the match with a 13-4 major decision over UNI’s Jay Schwarm in the 125-pound bout. Moody tallied two takedowns in the opening period, before recording a reversal and a 4-point nearfall in the second to hold a 10-2 advantage through two periods. The redshirt freshman tacked on a takedown and the riding-time point in the final frame for the bonus-point win and to give the Sooners an early 4-0 lead.

In the 141-pound bout, Mike Longo secured his 10th consecutive win with a 16-0 technical fall over Jake Hodges in 6:14. Longo held a 2-0 advantage after the opening frame and tacked on an escape, a takedown and a 4-point nearfall in the second for a 9-0 advantage. The junior registered a reversal to start the third and secured the technical fall with a 4-point nearfall.

At 149 pounds, No. 13 Davion Jeffries upset No. 7 Max Thomsen, 7-2. The bout was scoreless at the end of the first period, but Jeffries escaped and added a takedown in the second for a 3-1 advantage. The sophomore started the final period on top and turned Thomsen for a 4-point nearfall to secure the major-decision victory and give Oklahoma a 15-3 advantage in the team score.

No. 11 Clark Glass registered a 3-0 decision over Paden Moore in the 157-pound matchup. Glass struck first with a takedown in the opening frame and added an escape to start the second for the only points of the match. 

In the 165-pound bout, No. 14 Yoanse Mejias was electric, recording a win by fall in 2:03 over No. 8 Bryce Steiert in 2:03. Mejias struck first with a takedown, but Steiert escaped to make the score 2-1. Mejias threw Steiert to his back and secured the pin to put the Sooners up 21-3.

The Sooners scored their final six points at heavyweight, as UNI forfeited.

At 133 pounds, Trae Blackwell dropped a 7-0 decision to No. 10 Josh Alber. and No. 14 Taylor Lujan downed DaWaylon Barnes by 17-7 major decision in the 174-pound bout.

Matt Reed lost to No. 14 Drew Foster, 10-3, at 184 pounds, and No. 19 Brad Johnson dropped an 8-5 decision to Jacob Holschlag in the 197-pound matchup.

The Sooners return home on Friday, Feb. 10 at Noon for a Big 12 contest with Wyoming. Tickets are available online at SoonerSports.com or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-GoOU. 

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