Grapplers Dominate Cal State Fullerton, 43-3

Feb. 12, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyomingwrestling team won nine of the ten matches on their way to defeating CalState Fullerton 43-3 on the road Saturday.

The Cowboys recorded three pins and one major decision in coasting tovictory. Two Cowboys won their matches in overtime, keeping the matchout of reach for Cal State Fullerton.

Shay Wyman (141), David Schenk (184) and Brad Steele (HWT) all pinnedtheir opponents, each earning six team points. Nationally ranked seniorCorey Hamrick (133) recorded a major decision over David Rodriguez 14-3,pushing his overall record to 21-9 and his dual record to 12-2.

Seniors Brian Wood (157) and Jeremy Sell (165) won their matches inovertime. Wood defeated Ben Nakamura 4-3 and Sell defeated KennethMurray 3-1. Craig Rumsey (197) earned his 20th victory of the year whenhe defeated Josh Ready 9-5.

Mark Hamrick (149) and Brandon Dansie (174) won their matches byforfeit. Cisco Gonzales (125) was the only Cowboy to lose his match,falling to T.J. Hill 11-4.

With the victory over Cal State Fullerton, Wyoming how has an overallrecord of 7-8 with only one dual remaining. The Pokes will host AirForce Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m.

 Complete dual results:  125 - T.J. Hill (CSF) defeated Cisco Gonzales (WYO) 11-4  133 - Corey Hamrick (133) defeated David Rodriguez (CSF) 14-3  141 - Shay Wyman (WYO) pinned Nico Saldana (CSF) at 4:52  149 - Mark Hamrick (WYO) won by forfeit  157 - Brian Wood (WYO) defeated Ben Nakamura (CSF) 4-3 (OT)  165 - Jeremy Sell (WYO) defeated Kenneth Murray (CSF) 3-1 (OT)  174 - Brandon Dansie (WYO) won by forfeit  184 - David Schenk (WYO) pinned Yzidro Lago (CSF) at 6:16  197 - Craig Rumsey (WYO) defeated Josh Ready (CSF) 9-5  HWT - Brad Steele (WYO) pinned Rene Delgado (CSF) at 3:33

The Cowboys will return to the mat on Feb. 18 when they host Air Forceat 7:00 p.m. and then will prepare for the Western Regional, to be heldMarch 4.