OU to Face Hofstra and Bucknell

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 16, 2013
 Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma City University
 Date & Time   Nov. 17, 2013 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
 Location   Norman, Okla.  | McCasland Field House
 Promotions   Canned Food Drive | Youth Wrestling Tournament | Tailgate Between Duals
 OU Info   2013-14 RosterOklahoma Coaching Staff
 Tickets   Ticket Information
 Schedule   2013-14 Sooner Wrestling Schedule

NORMAN, Okla. -- The fifth-ranked University of Oklahoma wrestling team returns to McCasland Field House on Sunday, Nov. 17, as it hosts Hofstra and Bucknell for a double dual day.

The dual between Hofstra is scheduled for 1 p.m., while the Sooners will face Bucknell at 7 p.m. Fans can purchase one ticket for admittance into both duals.

OU enters the duals with seven wrestlers ranked in the latest InterMat poll, including Jarrod Patterson (No. 5 at 125 pounds), Cody Brewer (No.5 at 133 pounds), Nick Lester (No. 13 at 141 pounds), Kendric Maple (No. 2 at 149 pounds), Andrew Howe (No. 1 at 174 pounds), Travis Rutt (No. 5 at 197 pounds) and Ross Larson (No. 16 at 185 pounds).

Sunday's duals feature a variety of promotions for Sooner fans. Fans who bring three canned goods to donate for the food drive will received a $4 ticket rate and a coupon for a free Whataburger. The canned good promotion is good for families of up to four, meaning a family of four can each receive the discounted ticket with a donation of three canned goods.

Between the duals, the wrestling team is hosting a novice tournament for children ages 4-8, which will take place immediately following the Hofstra dual Coaches will match up children based on weight once they arrive, and at the end of the tournament, all participants will receive free pizza. Additionally, children 7-12 years of age can enter to win free admission to OU head  coach Mark Cody's Summer Wrestling Camp.

Also between the duals there will in the parking lot across the street from McCasland Field House to which all fans are invited. Admission is free for Take Down Club members and OU Wrestling Alumni, and all other fans can pay $5 to eat at the tailgate.

Doors open at 12 p.m. and tickets are still available for purchase. Season tickets and single-meet tickets are now on sale online or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-GoOU.

 Sooners Participating  Hometown (Year)
Jarrod Patterson (125) Cushing, Okla. (RSr.)
Cody Brewer (133) Kansas City, Mo. (RSo.)
Nick Lester (141) Eureka, Mo. (RSr.)
Kendric Maple (149) Wichita, Kan. (RSr.)
Justin DeAngelis or Derek Geiges (157) Tulsa, Okla. (RJr.)/Charleston, S.C. (RJr.)
Clark Glass (165) Brandon, Fla. (RFr.)
Andrew Howe (174) Cedar Lake, Ind. (RSr.)
Danny Chaid or Stone Drulman (184) San Jose, Calif. (Fr.)/Allen, Texas (Fr.)
Travis Rutt (197) New Prauge, Minn. (RSr.)
Ross Larson or Zach Merrill (HWT) Ankeny, Iowa (RFr.)/Bermuda Dunes, Calif. (RJr.)




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