After day one in the New Orleans Convention Center, Penn State and Iowa State emerge as the two contenders out of the blue pool. They will be going head to head at 8PM EST live on Rokfin. That event can be bought here for $15 and you’ll get access to both the Penn State vs. Iowa State showdown and the NC State vs. UNI championship bout as well.
On day 1, Penn State had a field day on day 1, with several of their wrestlers ending the day’s events by fall and putting on a clinic Central Michigan winning the dual 50-3. In their second match of the day, Penn State also handily beat #17 North Carolina by a comfortable score of 37-3.
Iowa State opened day 1 with a comfortable win over Oregon State winning that dual 26-6. The big win for Iowa State which pushed them to the finals was a win over Cornell in a tight fought battle where Iowa State won 18-13. There, we saw electrifying matches between future Olympian Diakomihalis vs. Johnson and Kraisser and Yapoujian!
The two will face down today and will give a preview of potential matches for the NCAA finals!
Penn State vs. Iowa State Dual Live Results
125 – Corey Cabanban (Iowa State) defeats Gary Steen (Penn State) 3-0
133 – #1 Roman Bravo-Young (Penn State) defeats #21 Ramazan Attasauov (Iowa State) 10-2
141 – #5 Beau Bartlett (Penn State) defeats Zach Redding (Iowa State) 8-3
149 – #5 Paniro Johnson defeats #17 Shayne Van-Ness (Penn State) 3-2
157 – Levi Hanes (Penn State) defeats Jason Kraisser (Iowa State) 8-3
165 – #3 David Carr (Iowa State) defeats #14 Alex Facundo (Penn State) 4-2
174 – #1 Carter Starocci (Penn State) defeats #21 Julien Broderson (Iowa State) 5-1
184 – #3 Marcus Coleman (Iowa State) defeated #1 Aaron Brooks (Penn State) 9-7
197 – #5 Max Dean (Penn State) defeats #2 Younger Bastida (Iowa State) 3-2
285 – #1 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State) defeats #10 Sam Schuyler (Iowa State) via forfeit.
Penn State defeats Iowa State 22-12
Stay posted to My MMA News for the results for this pool as well as the red pool championships results!
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