CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) — Seventeenth ranked UNI split their ten matches with No. 3 Nebraska on Saturday, but bonus points made the difference in a 23-19 loss. The Cornhuskers scored one fall, two tech falls, and a major decision in the win in the West Gym.
The Panthers also picked up a pair of bonus point wins. Jay Schwarm caught former 4-time Iowa state champion Alex Thomsen in a cradle and won by fall after trailing 6-2 in the match. Taylor Lujan got a late flurry to knock off second ranked Taylor Venz by a 15-6 major decision.
125: Jay Schwarm (NOIO) over Alex Thomsen (NEBR) (Fall 4:20)
133: Jack Skudlarczyk (NOIO) over Ridge Lovett (NEBR) (Dec 8-2)
141: Chad Red (NEBR) over Michael Blockhus (NOIO) (TF 18-0 2:11)
149: Collin Purinton (NEBR) over Max Thomsen (NOIO) (SV-1 9-7)
157: Peyton Robb (NEBR) over Keaton Geerts (NOIO) (Fall 1:12)
165: Isaiah White (NEBR) over Austin Yant (NOIO) (MD 13-5)
174: Bryce Steiert (NOIO) over Mikey Labriola (NEBR) (Dec 2-1)
184: Taylor Lujan (NOIO) over Taylor Venz (NEBR) (MD 15-6)
197: Eric Schultz (NEBR) over Noah Glaser (NOIO) (TF 24-9 5:54)
285: Carter Isley (NOIO) over Christian Lance (NEBR) (Dec 6-2)