Oklahoma picked up three wins on Saturday at the Lone Star Duals in Arlington, Texas.
Jan. 15, 2011
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The seventh-ranked University of Oklahoma wrestling team coasted through the Lone Star Duals in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday by dominating three opponents to improve its season dual record to 9-1.
The Sooners, who never trailed, began the day with a decisive victory over No. 8 American (22-14) and followed that by overpowering the likes of The Citadel (31-3) and Harvard (33-8). Oklahoma won each dual by an average score of 29-8 and claimed 25-of-30 total bouts.
Three non-starters saw action for the Sooners. Heavyweight transfer Elijah Madison saw his first action as a Sooner and defeated The Citadel’s Luke Johnson, 5-1. Greg Cannon and Dustin Reed each went 1-0 after defeating their opponents from the Citadel.
Sooner starters that went undefeated at the event include: Zack Bailey (3-0), Tyler Caldwell (3-0), Erich Schmidtke (3-0), Jarrod Patterson (2-0), Jordan Keller (2-0) and Nathan Fernandez (2-0).
The competition gets stiffer as Oklahoma opens Big 12 action at No. 16. Iowa State Friday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. Oklahoma will attempt to snap an eight-match Cyclone win streak dating back to 2003.
|| No. 7 Oklahoma 22, No. 8 American 14
125 - Jarrod Patterson (OU) dec. Nayman Arujau (AU), 1-0
133 - Jordan Keller (OU) dec. Kevin Tao (AU), 4-2
141 - Zack Bailey (OU) dec. Matthew Manacher (AU), 7-2
149 - Ganbayar Sanjaa (AU) dec. Matt Lester (OU), 9-7
157 - Steve Fittery (AU) tech. fall Chase Nelson (OU), 15-0
165 - Tyler Caldwell (OU) dec. Patrick Graham (AU), 6-2
174 - Jeff James (OU) dec. Phillip Barreiro (AU), 14-9
184 - Erich Schmidtke (OU) maj. dec. Thomas Barreiro (AU), 20-7
197 - Daniel Mitchell (AU) fall Keldrick Hall (OU), 7:44
285 - Nathan Fernandez (OU) dec. Ryan Flores (AU), 4-2
|| No. 7 Oklahoma 31, The Citadel 3
125 - Greg Cannon (OU) dec. Richard Alarcon (CIT), 3-2
133 - Dustin Reed (OU) dec. Tyler Sim (CIT), 3-2
141 - Zack Bailey (OU) maj dec. Jordan Dix (CIT), 12-3
149 - Matt Lester (OU) tech fall Derek Royster (CIT), 16-0
157 - Chase Nelson (OU) dec. Pierre Frazile (CIT), 10-5
165 - Tyler Caldwell (OU) dec. Turtogtokh Luvsandorj (CIT), 1-0
174 - J.C. Oddo (CIT) dec. Ben Bridell (OU), 7-2
184 - Erich Schmidtke (OU) maj. dec. Justin Sparrow (CIT), 12-3
197 - Keldrick Hall (OU) dec. Kelby Smith (CIT), 5-2
285 - Elijah Madison (OU) dec. Luke Johnson (CIT), 5-1
|| No. 7 Oklahoma 33, Harvard 8
125 - Jarrod Patterson (OU) dec. Steven Keith (HAR), 7-4
133 - Jordan Keller (OU) maj. dec. Shay Warren (HAR), 8-0
141 - Zack Bailey (OU) maj. dec. Joe Marino (HAR), 21-9
149 - Matt Lester (OU) fall Joe Alie (HAR), 0:57
157 - Walter Peppelman (HAR) tech. fall Chase Nelson (OU), 16-0
165 - Tyler Caldwell (OU) tech. fall Nick Brazeau (HAR), 19-4
174 - Ian Roy (HAR) dec. Jeff James (OU), 4-2
184 - Erich Schmidtke (OU) dec. Cameron Croy (HAR), 4-0
197 - Keldrick Hall (OU) maj. dec. Bryan Panzano (HAR), 17-5
285 - Nathan Fernandez (OU) maj. dec. Andrew Knapp (HAR), 12-2