TULSA, Ok (KWWL) — Drew Foster just needed one takedown. The Panther 184 pounder took down Iowa State’s Sam Colbray in second period, added an escape and riding time, and captured his second straight Big 12 title with a 4-1 win.
Foster was UNI’s lone champion on Saturday night. In the only other Panther final, 174 pounder Taylor Lujan finished as a runner-up falling to Oklahoma State’s Jacobe Smith 6-4.
The Panthers finished third in the team race behind the Cyclones and champion Oklahoma State. Six UNi wrestlers earned automatic qualifying spots in the NCAA tournament.
- 125 | Jay Schwarm – 5th (NCAA qualifier)
- 133 | Jack Skudlarczyk – 6th
- 141 | Josh Alber – 3rd (NCAA qualifier)
- 149 | Max Thomsen – 7th (NCAA qualifier)
- 165 | Bryce Steiert – 3rd (NCAA qualifier)
- 174 | Taylor Lujan – 2nd (NCAA qualifier)
- 184 | Drew Foster – 1st (NCAA qualifier)
- Oklahoma State 158
- Iowa State 114.5
- UNI 82
- Oklahoma 78
- Fresno State 59.5
- Utah Valley 59
- Wyoming 58
- North Dakota State 53.5
- West Virginia 46
- South Dakota State 18.5
- Air Force 18
- Northern Colorado 17