Nov. 17, 2013
Results vs. Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. -- No. 13 Nebraska won the first three matches against No. 19 Northwestern Sunday and never trailed the rest of the contest, defeating the Wildcats 25-16 Sunday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
In the Cornhuskers (1-0, B1G 1-0) season opener and Big Ten opener for both schools, the Wildcats fell to 4-1, B1G 0-1.
Going against No. 4 Jake Sueflohn at 149 lbs., No. 9 Jason Tsirtis got the Wildcats their first individual win of the contest. Tsirtsis got NU on the board 9-3 with a 3-2 decision over Sueflohn.
No. 11 Pierce Harger earned Northwestern bonus points with a 8-0 major decision in his individual bout against the Cornhuskers No. 20 Austin Wilson at 165 lbs.
Nebraska won at 174 lbs. and 184 lbs. to take a 25-7 lead before Northwestern closed out the contest winning at 197 lbs. and in the heavyweight bout.
At 197 lbs., Alex Polizzi recorded a 4-2 decision against Caleb Kolb. No. 2 Mike McMullan closed out the contest by pinning Nyle Bartling after just 2:58.
NU returns to the mat Sunday, Nov. 24, traveling to Philadelphia, Pa. for the Keystone Classic.
125: #16 Tim Lambert (NEB) by dec. over Garrison White (NU), 8-6 (2OT) (NEB 3, NU 0)
133: Colton McCrystal (NEB) by dec. over Dominick Malone (NU), 7-6 (OT) (NEB 6, NU 0)
141: Anthony Abidin (NEB) by dec. over Pat Greco (NU), 7-2 (NEB 9, NU 0)
149: #9 Jason Tsirtsis (NU) by dec. over #4 Jake Sueflohn (NEB), 3-2 (NEB 9, NU 3)
157: #4 James Green (NEB) by major dec. over Ben Sullivan (NU), 19-10 (NEB 13, NU 3)
165: #11 Pierce Harger (NU) by major dec. over #20 Austin Wilson (NEB), 8-0 (NEB 13, NU 7)
174: #4 Robert Kokesh (NEB) by forfeit (NEB 19, NU 7)
184: TJ Dudley (NEB) by pin over Jacob Berkowitz (NU), 3:42 (NEB 25, NU 7)
197: Alex Polizzi (NU) by dec. over Caleb Kolb (NEB), 4-2 (NEB 25, NU 10)
HWT: #2 Mike McMullan (NU) by pin over Nyle Bartling (NEB), 2:58 (NEB 25, NU 16)
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