Updated Nebraska & Iowa St. Share Big XII Wrestling Championship

By: 10/11 News Email
By: 10/11 News Email

Nebraska won it's first team Big XII wrestling title Saturday, tying with Iowa State for a share of the 2009 Big XII Wrestling Championship, held at the NU Coliseum.

Nebraska and Iowa State each finished with 70 team points, followed by Missouri with 55, Oklahoma State with 40, and Oklahoma with 38.5.

Individual results went as follows according to weight class:

Joey Fio from Oklahoma is the 125 pound Big XII champion after winning a 5-3 decision over ISU's Tyler Clark.

Earlier results in the 125 pound weight class, 5th seeded Andy Pokorny of Nebraska won the pigtail match by pinning 4th seeded Troy Dolan of Missouri in 3:38.

In the semifinals, Oklahoma's 1st seeded Joey Fio pinned Pokorney in 1:25, while 2nd seeded Tyler Clark of Iowa St. got the decision over Oklahoma State's Obe Blanc, 4-3.

The consolation semifinal match went to OSU's Blanc by a 13-2 major decision over MU's Dolan.

Blanc also won the consolation final by 11-3 decision over Pokorny of NU.

ISU's Nick Fanthorpe is the 133 pound Big XII champion after defeating OSU's Chris Notte in a 5-1 decision.

Earlier action in the 133 pound weight class, Nebraska's 4th seeded Matt Vacanti won a 7-2 decision over Missouri's 5th seeded Todd Schavrien in the pigtail round.

In the semifinals, ISU's 1st seeded Nick Fanthorpe won a 5-3 decision over Vacanti. OSU's 2nd seeded Chris Notte beat OU's Brian Shelton in an 8-1 decision.

MU's Schavrien won a 5-3 decision over OU's Shelton in the consolation semifinal match.

The consolation final went to Schavrien as well, in a 3-2 decision over NU's Vacanti. Vacanti now moves to the challenge match against Schavrien.

Vacanti won the challenge match in a 5-4 sudden victory over Shelton.

Marcus Hoehn of Mizzouri is the 141 pound Big XII champion after defeating ISU's Nick Gallick in a 2-1 sudden victory.

Earlier results in the 141 pound weight class, the pigtail match went to OU's 4th seeded Seth Vernon in a 7-5 sudden victory decision over 5th seeded Curtis Salazar of Nebraska.

Winners in the semifinals are 1st seeded Marcus Hoehn of Missouri in a 6-1 decision over Vernon, and ISU's 2nd seeded Nick Gallick in a 2-0 decision over OSU's Jamal Parks.

OSU's Parks won the consolation semifinal in a 5-3 decision over NU's Salazar, and now moves to the consolation final.

Oklahoma's Kyle Terry is the 149 pound Big XII champion, defeating ISU's Mitch Mueller in a 3-0 decision.

Earlier results in the 149 pound weight class, the pigtail match went to OSU's 5th seeded Luke Silver in a 7-5 decision over Missouri's Andrew Sherry.

Semifinals winners are OU's 1st seeded Kyle Terry by fall over Silver in 3:42. 2nd seeded Mitch Mueller of ISU won a 10-4 decision over 3rd seeded Robert Sanders of Nebraska.

The consolation semifinal win went to NU's Sanders in a 1:33 fall time over Sherry.

Sanders also won the consolation final by a 4-3 decision over Silver.

Nebraska's Jordan Burroughs is the 157 pound Big XII champion after defeating Missouri's Michael Chandler in a 6-4 decision.

Earlier results in the 157 pound weight class, 4th seeded Neil Erisman of OSU won an 8-1 decision over OU's 5th seeded Chad Terry in the pigtail match.

In the semifinals, Nebraska's 1st seeded Jordan Burroughs won a 16-6 major decision over Neil Erisman. Meanwhile, Missouri's 2nd seeded Michael Chandler defeated ISU's 3rd seeded Cyler Sanderson in a 7-5 decision.

Sanderson defeated Terry in a 12-9 decision in the consolation semifinal.

In the consolation final, Erisman won a 15-6 major decision over Sanderson.

Missouri's Nick Marable is the 165 pound Big XII champion after defeating NU's Stephen Dwyer in a 3-1 sudden victory.

Earlier results in the 165 pound weight class, the pigtail match went to OSU's 4th seeded Brandon Mason by 5-0 decision over 5th seeded Ryan Smith of OU.

The semifinals winners are Missouri's 1st seeded Nick Marable by 5-3 decision over Mason, and NU's 3rd seeded Stephen Dwyer in a 7-3 sudden victory decision over 2nd seeded Jon Reader of ISU.

In the consolation semifinal Reader took a 9-0 major decision victory over Smith.

Reader also won the consolation final in a 3-2 decision over Mason.

Nebraska's Brandon Browne is the 174 pound Big XII champion after winning a 3-1 decision over Missouri's Raymond Jordan.

Earlier results from the 174 pound weight class, OU's 4th seeded Jeff James won a 6-5 decision over 5th seeded Duke Burke of ISU.

Semifinals winners are Nebraska's 2nd seeded Brandon Browne in a 3-2 decision over 3rd seeded Newly McSpadden of OSU, and Missouri's 1st seeded Raymond Jordan by 9-5 decision over James.

In the consolation semifinal, McSpadden took a 6-4 sudden victory decision over Burk.

McSpadden also won the consolation final with a 4-3 decision over James.

Vince Jones of Nebraska is the 184 pound Big XII champion after defeating Iowa State's Jerome Ward in a 3-0 decision.

Earlier results from the 184 pound weight class, 5th seeded Chris McNeil of OSU won the pigtail match by 9-4 decision over Missouri's 4th seeded Dorian Henderson.

In the Semifinals, Nebraska's 1st seeded Vince Jones won a 9-1 major decision over McNeil, while 2nd seeded Jerome Ward of ISU beat OU's Pat Flynn in a 2-1 sudden victory decision.

Flynn pinned Henderson in 2:41 for the consolation semifinal win.

Flynn also took the consolation final win by pinning McNeil in 1:47.

Nebraska's Craig Brester is the 197 pound Big XII champion after defeating Iowa State's Jake Varner in a 4-3 decision.

Earlier results from the 197 pound weight class 4th seeded Clayton Foster of OSU won a 6-1 decision over 5th seeded Eric Lapotsky of OU in the pigtail match.

Semifinals winners are Nebraska's 2nd seeded Craig Brester, in a 15-4 major decision over 3rd seeded Maxwell Askren of Missouri, and ISU's 1st seeded Jake Varner by 5-0 decision over Foster.

In the consolation semifinal match, Askren defeated Lapotsky in a 9-7 decision.

Askren also took the consolation final win by 7-2 decision over Foster.

Iowa State's David Zabriskie is the 285 pound Big XII champion winning a 3-1 decision over Missouri's Mark Ellis.

Earlier results from the 285 pound weight class, NU's 4th seeded Tucker Lane took a 7-3 decision over OU's 5th seeded Nathan Fernandez.

In the Semifinals, ISU's 1st seeded David Zabriski took a 4-2 sudden victory decision over Lane. Missouri's 2nd seeded Mark Ellis won a 2-1 decision over 3rd seeded Jared Rosholt of OSU.

In the consolation semifinal, Rosholt won a 5-4 decision over Fernandez.

In the consolation final, Lane defeated Rosholt by decision.

Attendance for the morning session was 2,644 people at the NU Coliseum. 3,073 pack the house for the evening session. All scores and results are courtesy of NU Media Relations.


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