Hawkeye wrestling finishes wrestle-off competition

Iowa opens its season on Nov. 9 following its two days of wrestle-offs.


Nick Rohlman

Wrestlers warm up before Iowa Wrestling wrestle offs at the Dan Gable Wrestling complex on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.

Anna Kayser, Assistant Sports Editor

Iowa wrestling will begin its season Nov. 9 in Kent, Ohio, after concluding its annual wrestle-offs on Nov. 2.

To start the afternoon on Nov. 2 at 125, Spencer Lee pinned Aaron Cashman. Cashman later defeated Perez Perez, 8-6.

At 133, Austin DeSanto took a 6-3 decision against Paul Glynn. At 141, Max Murin beat Vince Turk, 5-4.

Two pins on Nov. 2 were the only two in the two days of wrestle-offs. At 149, Pat Lugo pinned Zach Axmear in 36 seconds for the second.

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At 157, Kaleb Young took the 3-1 decision against Jeren Glosser.

Alex Marinelli saw his first action of the two-day event at 165 against Nelson Brands. Marinelli took the decision, 6-3.

At 184, Cash Wilcke defeated Mitch Bowman in a 9-5 decision.

Jacob Warner recorded Iowa’s only major decision of the second day with a 10-1 win against Connor Corbin at 197.

In the opener, Iowa will face Cal State-Bakersfield at 4:30 p.m. and Kent State at 6 p.m.



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