Jan. 8, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. -
The UC Davis wrestling team dropped two duals on Sunday afternoon as they competed against two top-ranked teams. Jeff Bristol and Ken Cook each won two matches as the Aggies fell to No. 7 Iowa State 28-18 and No. 19 Arizona State 25-18 in back-to-back duals at ASU's Wells Fargo Center.
In the first dual of the day against Iowa State, Ben Hanisch used two three-point near falls and two minutes of riding time to defeat Aggie Marcos Orozco in a 10-0 major decision in the 125-pound bracket. ISU's Jesse Sundell followed by pinning Omar Gaitan 4:30 into the 133-pound match before No. 2 ranked Nate Gallick claimed a win over No. 6 Derek Moore due to an injury default in the 141-pound match-up.
Jeff Bristol (149) claimed the first Aggie win of the day when he used two takedowns and 1:34 of riding time to defeat Aron Scott in a 7-3 decision. In the 157-pound match, Jason Knipp claimed an 8-7 decision over Dustin Noack. The Cyclones claimed another win in the 165-pound weight class when No. 8 Travis Paulson used three takedowns to defeat Frank Richmond in an 8-2 decision.
No. 14 Ken Cook claimed the second Aggie win of the day when he defeated Grant Turner in a 10-1 major decision in the 174-pound match-up. No. 6 Kurt Backes pinned Tyler Bernacchi (184) 5:50 into the match to claim the final Cyclone win of the day. Aggie Eliot Kelly (197) defeated Joe Curan in a 17-2 technical fall followed by a win by forfeit for Broc Maffia in the heavyweight match to finish off the match. The Cyclones won the dual 28-18.
In the second dual of the day, Arizona State's No. 6 Jeremy Mendoza pinned Marcos Orozco
1:23 into the 125-pound match to tally the first Sun Devil win. The Aggies fought back and won the next three consecutive matches. Omar Gaitan
captured a 14-11 decision over Adam Hickey in the 133-pound match-up before Moore (141) won by forfeit. Bristol won his second match of the day when he pinned ASU's Mark LeBeau 4:04 into the match.
The Sun Devils regained momentum in the 157-pound weight class when No. 7 Brian Stith earned a 16-7 major decision against Dustin Noack. No. 10 Patrick Pitsch followed with a 4-1 decision over Frank Richmond before Cook claimed his second win of the day with a 6-1 decision over Alex Pavlenko.
Arizona State finished the dual by winning the final three matches with C.B. Dolloway taking a 8-2 decision over Tyler Bernacchi, No. 13 Ryan Bader majoring Eliot Kelly 15-1 and No. 4 Cain Velasquez posting a 19-4 technical fall over Broc Maffia. The final score of the dual was Arizona State over UC Davis 25-18.
With Sunday's losses the Aggie's season record falls to 2-3 and their Pac-10 record now stands at 1-1. UC Davis will be in competition next when they travel to the Virginia Duals being held Jan. 13-14 in Hampton, Virginia.
No. 7 Iowa State 28, UC Davis 18
125 - Ben Hanisch (ISU) majors Marcos Orozco (UCD), 10-0
133 - Jesse Sundell (ISU) pins Omar Gaitan (UCD), 4:30
141 - #2 Nate Gallick (ISU) defeats #6 Derek Moore (UCD), injury at 2:02
149 - Jeff Bristol (UCD) dec. Aron Scott (ISU), 7-3
157 - Jason Kinpp (ISU) dec. Dustin Noack (UCD), 8-7
165 - #8 Travis Paulson (ISU) dec. Frank Richmond (UCD), 8-2
174 - #14 Ken Cook (UCD) majors Grant Turner (ISU), 10-1
184 - #6 Kurt Backes (ISU) pins Tyler Bernacchi (UCD), 5:50
197 - Eliot Kelly (UCD) tech falls Joe Curran (ISU), 17-2
285 - Broc Maffia (UCD) wins by forfeit
No.19 ArizonaState 25, UC Davis 18
125 - #6 Jeremy Mendoza (ASU) pins Marcos Orozco (UCD), 1:23
133 - Omar Gaitan (UCD) dec. Adam Hickey (ASU), 14-11
141 - #6 Derek Moore (UCD) wins by forfeit
149 - Jeff Bristol (UCD) pins Mark LeBeau (ASU), 4:04
157 - #7 Brian Stith (ASU) majors Dustin Noack (UCD), 16-7
165 - #10 Patrick Pitsch (ASU) dec. Frank Richmond (UCD), 4-1
174 - #14 Ken Cook (UCD) dec. Alex Pavlenko (ASU), 6-1
184 - C.B. Dollaway (ASU) dec. Tyler Bernacchi (UCD), 8-2
197 - #13 Ryan Bader (ASU) majors Eliot Kelly (UCD), 15-1
285 - #4 Cain Velasquez (ASU) techs Broc Maffia (UCD), 19-4 at 5:40