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UNI wrestlers fall to #8 Cornell 21-14

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) — Cornell won 6 of 10 matches as the eighth ranked Big Red spoiled #14 UNI’s home opener with a 21-14 win.

The Panthers we’re strong in the opening matches winning three of the first five. Max Thomsen and Taylor Lujan picked up a pair of major decisions. Thomsen dominated Cornell’s Hunter Richard at 149 pounds with six take downs in a 14-4 win. Lujan surged late in a top-15 battle against 14th ranked Brandon Womack. Lujan picked up four take downs in a 14-6 win that had the Panthers up 11-7 at intermission.

Cornell picked up wins in four of the final five weights to take home the win.

FINAL RESULTS – #8 Cornell 21, #14 UNI 14 (Intermat rankings)

Mark Woodley

Sports Anchor

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