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UNI wrestlers bounce back against Missouri

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The UNI Panthers responded on Sunday. Coming off their worst performance of the season in a loss to South Dakota State, the 18th ranked Panthers took down No. 21 Missouri 20-13. Coming off their worst performance of the season in a loss to South Dakota State, the 18th ranked Panthers took down No. 21 Missouri 20-13. CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The UNI Panthers responded on Sunday. Coming off their worst performance of the season in a loss to South Dakota State, the 18th ranked Panthers took down No. 21 Missouri 20-13.

Like on Friday, UNI got off to a slow start, picking up just two wins by Jay Schwarm (125) and Michael Blockhus (145) in the opening five weights. Seventh ranked Max Thomsen fell just short when he gave up an overtime takedown to No. 5 Brock Mauller in overtime in a 3-1 loss at 149 pounds.

UNI took over in the second half as Austin Yant rode out Peyton Mocco in double overtime for a 4-3 win at 165. Bryce Steiert (165) and Carter Isley (285) each picked up major decisions, while Taylor Lujan won at 184 as the Panthers took four of the final five bouts to secure the dual.

RESULTS
125: Jay Schwarm (UNI) over Dack Punke (MISS) (Dec 3-0) 
133: Allan Hart (MISS) over Jack Skudlarczyk (UNI) (MD 14-2) 
141: Michael Blockhus (UNI) over Alex Butler (MISS) (Dec 5-1) 
149: Brock Mauller (MISS) over Max Thomsen (UNI) (SV-1 3-1) 
157: Jarrett Jacques (MISS) over Keaton Geerts (UNI) (Dec 8-5) 
165: Austin Yant (UNI) over Peyton Mocco (MISS) (TB-1 4-3) 
174: Bryce Steiert (UNI) over Jeremiah Kent (MISS) (MD 10-1) 
184: Taylor Lujan (UNI) over Dylan Wisman (MISS) (Dec 13-8) 
197: Wyatt Koelling (MISS) over Noah Glaser (UNI) (Dec 6-2) 
285: Carter Isley (UNI) over Jose Diaz (MISS) (MD 11-1)

Mark Woodley

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