No. 24-ranked Cal Poly wrestling upset No 13 Oregon State — defending Pac-10 conference champs — in front of 1,229 fans at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Friday night.
The Mustangs beat the Beavers for the first time since 1989, snapping a streak of 18 consecutive dual meet losses to Oregon State. Despite the upset, the Beavers still hold a 35-11-2 advantage in the series.
Cal Poly won six of ten matches. However, Oregon State scored bonus points in three of its four wins.
With the win, the Mustangs remain perfect at 6-0 this season, while Oregon State is now 7-4-2.
A side note: Both teams are coached by former University of Iowa wrestlers who were NCAA champs: Mark Perry at Cal Poly, and Jimmy Zalesky for Oregon State.
157: Barrett Abel (CP) dec. Alex Elder (OSU) 11-5
165: Ryan DesRoches (CP) dec. Jonathan Brascetta (OSU) 5-3
174: Colby Covington (OSU) maj. dec. Steven Vasquez (CP) 21-10
184: Brice Arand (OSU) dec. Kelan Bragg (CP) 5-0
197: Ryan Smith (CP) dec. Chad Hanke (OSU) 5-3
Hwt: Atticus Disney (CP) dec. Clayton Jack (OSU) 12-6
125: Jason Lara (OSU) maj. dec. Brandan Rocha (CP) 12-3
133: Filip Novachkov (CP) dec. Garrett Drucker (OSU) 6-4
141: Boris Novachkov (CP) dec. Michael Mangrum (OSU) 3-2
149: Scott Sakaguchi (OSU) dec. Stephen Thalin (CP) 12-4
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