LARAMIE, Wyo. -- The Oklahoma wrestling team improved to 6-0 as it defeated the Wyoming Cowboys (1-5) by a score of 33-9 Thursday night inside Arena-Auditorium.
The dual began with the 149-pound bout between OU's fourth-ranked Kendric Maple and Wyoming's Brandon Richardson. Maple logged the victory by decision, 9-2.
At 157 pounds, Justin DeAngelis upset Wyoming's No. 18 Andy McCulley by a 5-3 decision.
No. 1 Andrew Howe and No. 3 Travis Rutt both remained perfect on the season with wins in the dual. Howe (13-0) claimed the 174-pound match over sophomore Jace Jensen by a 3:37 fall, and Rutt (14-0) defeated junior Shane Woods by a 6-0 decision at 197 pounds.
OU's Ross Larson, who is ranked 14th at heavyweight, won by a 5:35 fall over junior Leland Pfeifer.
In the 125-pound match, the only one that featured two ranked opponents, saw OU's No. 5 Jarrod Patterson top No. 8 Tyler Cox by decision, 4-2. The win was the 100th of Patterson's collegiate career.
No. 8 Cody Brewer recorded OU's third fall of the night as he defeated redshirt freshman Gunnar Woodburn in 1:53. In the dual's final match, No. 12 Nick Lester won by decision over redshirt freshman Cole Mendenhall, 6-2.
OU suffered two losses in the contest as redshirt freshman Clark Glass fell to Dakota Friesth by a 10-4 decision at 165 pounds and freshman Danny Chaid lost to Benjamin Stroh in the 184-pound match via a pin in 3:43.
The Sooners return to action at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12 as they travel to Ames, Iowa, to face No. 17 Iowa in a Big 12 matchup.
149: Kendric Maple (OU) dec. Brandon Richardson (Wyoming), 9-2
157: Justin DeAngelis (OU) dec. Andy McCulley (Wyoming), 5-3
165: Dakota Friesth (Wyoming) dec. Clark Glass (OU), 10-4
174: Andrew Howe (OU) fall Jace Jensen (Wyoming), 3:37
184: Benjamin Stroh (Wyoming) fall Danny Chaid (OU), 3:43
197: Travis Rutt (OU) dec. Shane Woods (Wyoming), 6-0
285: Ross Larson (OU) fall Leland Pfeifer (Wyoming), 5:35
125: Jarrod Patterson (OU) dec. Tyler Cox (Wyoming), 4-2
133: Cody Brewer (OU) fall Gunnar Woodburn (Wyoming), 1:53
141: Nick Lester dec. Cole Mendenhall (Wyoming), 6-2