Oklahoma State Vs Iowa


If you thought Penn State vs Ohio State was a rivalry, you’re in for a treat with this one. The history between these two teams is probably more “rivalry” than the Penn State and Ohio State. This wrestling match was between two undefeated teams and ultimately the Cowboys came out with the victory. The Cowboys ended their season 15-0, which their all-time record against the Hawkeyes is at 29-22-2. For now, the Cowboys can celebrate their victory but they still need to get through Penn State to take home a national title in Pittsburgh. Oklahoma State is the most team with national titles with 34 to Iowa’s 23. Prior to the Iowa match, Oklahoma State’s biggest challenge this year came from Number 5 Missouri, when the Cowboys pulled out a 19-15 victory to stay undefeated after wins from Piccininni, Daton Fix, Rogers, Jacobe Smith, Preston Weigel, and Derek White. During the Iowa match, Piccininni and Rogers pulled off tremendous wins for the Cowboys on Sunday, with Piccininni pinning defending national champion Spencer Lee and Rogers adding a pin of his own against unranked Mitch Bowman. Fix, Smith, Weigel, and White also picked up wins, and Kaid Brock as well. Iowa brought nine ranked wrestlers to the dual against the Cowboys with six of them being in the top 10 and two of them at Number 2 spots. Six of those athletes, including Number 2 Spencer Lee, walked away from Stillwater with a defeat. Oklahoma State’s nine ranked wrestlers proved to be too much for Iowa.

Here are the results:

125: No. 4 Piccininni pins defending national champion No. 2 Spencer Lee

133: No. 2 Fix rides out No. 3 DeSanto to take a 2-0 decision.

141: No. 12 Kaid Brock holds off No. 16 Max Murin 8-6.

149: No. 12 Pat Lugo earns a 7-4 decision over No. 6 Kaden Gfeller.

157: No. 7 Kaleb Young beats Wyatt Sheets 9-5

165: No. 2 Alex Marinelli pins Jonce Blaylock

174: No. 10 Chandler Rogers pins Mitch Bowman

184: No. 9 Jacobe Smith tops No. 12 Cash Wilcke 6-3

197: No. 6 Preston Weigel stops No. 4 Jacob Warner 5-3

Heavyweight: No. 2 Derek White picks up the last win of the night against No. 2 Sam Stoll 3-1

Team Score: Oklahoma State 27 / Iowa 12