Sooners Downed by No. 22 Wyoming

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma


OU vs. Wyoming Final Results

184 Chaz Polson (WYO) tech. fall Matthew Waddell (OU), 16-0
197 Andrew Dixon (OU) dec. Luke Paine (WYO), 4-2
HWT Sam Eagan (WYO) dec. Connor Webb (OU), 8-4
125 No. 17 Christian Moody (OU) dec. Drake Foster (WYO), 3-1 SV-1
133 No. 8 Montorie Bridges (WYO) maj. dec. Jake Rubio (OU), 11-1
141 No. 1 Bryce Meredith (WYO) tech. fall Mike Longo (OU), 19-3
149 Sam Turner (WYO) dec. No. 20 Davion Jeffries (OU), 8-7
157 No. 10 Archie Colgan (WYO) dec. Justin Thomas (OU), 4-1
165 No. 13 Branson Ashworth (WYO) dec. Dawaylon Barnes (OU), 8-4
174 No. 10 Yoanse Mejias (OU) dec. Kyle Pope (WYO), 8-3

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The Oklahoma wrestling team dropped a Big 12 contest with No. 22 Wyoming, 26-9, on Sunday afternoon inside UniWyo Sports Complex. 

Three Sooners claimed wins in the dual, coming at 125, 174 and 197 pounds. 

Andrew Dixon struck first for the Sooners, taking down Luke Paine by 4-2 decision at 197 pounds. Dixon recorded a takedown in the first period to create a 2-0 advantage, and he added on an escape in the second and a penalty point in the third to secure the 15th win of his senior season.

No. 17 Christian Moody added three more points for OU with a 3-1 overtime decision over Drake Foster at 125 pounds. After regulation ended in a 1-1 tie, Moody took Foster down in the first sudden-victory period for the win.

In the final bout of the contest, No. 10 Yoanse Mejias defeated Kyle Pope, 8-3, at 174 pounds. Mejias opened the match with two takedowns and a four-point nearfall to build an 8-1 lead in the first period, and Pope was unable to overcome the deficit. 

In the dual-opening 184-pound bout, Matthew Waddell was defeated by Chaz Polson in a 16-0 technical fall. At heavyweight, Connor Webb dropped an 8-4 decision to Sam Eagan. Jake Rubio was defeated by No. 8 Montorie Bridges at 133 pounds in an 11-1 major decision. At 141 pounds, Mike Longo was downed by No. 1 Bryce Meredith in a 19-3 technical fall. 

No. 20 Davion Jeffries was narrowly edged by Sam Turner, 8-7, at 149 pounds. Justin Thomas fell by 4-1 decision to No. 10 Archie Colgan in the 157-pound match. No. 13 Branson Ashworth of Wyoming took down Dawaylon Barnes, 8-4, at 165 pounds. 

The Sooners return to action on Feb. 10 in Norman as they face Edinboro inside Lloyd Noble Center for Senior Night. Fans can purchase tickets online or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424.