Session 5: The Medal Round
University of Iowa Matches
125 Consi Semi – Thomas Gilman vs. Joey Dance (VirginiaTech)
Gilman grabs a 2-0 lead with 34 seconds to go in the 1st. Dance escapes with 6 seconds to go. Gilman chooses bottom. Gilman up 3-1 with the escape. Dance chooses bottom as the 3rd begins. It’s a 3-2 match with 90 seconds to go after Dance escapes. Gilman reshot for the takedown with less than 15 seconds to go. Gilman wins 5-2
149 Consi Semi – Brandon Sorensen vs. Solomon Chishko (Virginia Tech)
Sorensen with a takedown 1 minute into the match. Sorensen up 4-0 in the 2nd and has ride time over 2 min. Sorensen gets a stall point late in the 2nd to make it 5-0. Sorensen out quickly as the 3rd begins. Sorensen with the takedown and ride out to win 9-0
157 Consi Semi – Michael Kemerer vs. Taylor Berger (Nebraska)
Kemerer with a takedown, 2NF, and a ride out to take a 4-0 lead after 1. Berger out to begin the 2nd. Kemerer up 6-1 as the 2nd comes to an end. Escape Kemerer to begin the 3rd as he nears a major decision. Kemerer gets the takedown with 2 seconds to go to win 10-1.
184 Consi Semi – Sammy Brooks vs. Myles Martin (Ohio State)
Quick stall call on Martin. Brooks with a counter for the opening score. Brooks rides him out and has 1:18 of RT. Brooks on bottom to start the 2nd and gets out in 8 secs. 4-0 after a 2nd stall on Martin. Martin in deep…gets the takedown. Escape Brooks makes it 5-2 after 2. Martin chooses bottom – Brooks maintains a 62 second RT adv. Brooks looks to ride Martin out…. Wins 6-2.
125 3rd Place – Thomas Gilman vs. Nick Piccininni (Oklahoma State)
Gilman with a pair of takedowns in the opening 2 minutes of the bout. Gets the ride out and grabs 1:44 of RT in the process. Esc Picc to begin the 2nd. Gilman leads 6-3 after a 3rd takedown and escape for Picc. Gilman neutral to begin the 3rd. Nice double by Gilman and leads 8-4 after the escape. Gilman 2 more takedows as he looks for the major. Gilman needs a takedown in the last 20 seconds of the match to win by MD… wins 13-6 to take 3rd place.
149 3rd Place – Brandon Sorensen vs. Micah Jordan (Ohio State)
No score after 1. Jordan goes neutral to begin the 2nd. No score after 2 – Sorensen on bottom and out right away for the escape. Sorensen charges right back in and cuts the corner for the takedown. Sorensen rides him out to win 4-0 with RT to finish in 3rd place.
157 3rd Place – Michael Kemerer vs. Joseph Smith (Oklahoma State)
No score after 1. Kemerer out in 2 seconds to begin the 2nd. Kemerer in deep, but Smith defends well and nearly gets the counter score…no points. Smith will choose bottom to begin period 3. 1-1 with 90 seconds to go. Kemerer in again, but can’t finish. They head to SV1. Kemerer in on a single…Smith rolls him into danger, but Kemerer recovers, grabs the takedown, and 4NF to win 7-1. Kemerer finishes 3rd
184 3rd Place – Sammy Brooks vs. TJ Dudley (Nebraska)
Dudley wins a scramble and has Brooks on his back… gets the fall at 2:38. Brooks finishes in 4th place for Iowa.
University of Northern Iowa Matches
149 Consi Semi – Max Thomsen vs. Micah Jordan (Ohio State)
Jordan with 2 takedowns in the 1st 90 seconds of the match. 4-2 after 1. Thomsen out right away, but Jordan immediately hits a slide by to take a 6-3 lead. Thomsen escapes, but Jordan finishes a takedown off Thomsen’s shot to build his lead to 4. Jordan makes it 10-4 with a takedown early in the 3rd. Jordan cuts Thomsen as he looks for the major. Jordan gets the takedown and the ride out. 13-5 the final.
149 5th place – Max Thomsen vs. Solomon Chishko (Virginia Tech)
Thomsen collects the 2nd leg and takes the 2-0 lead. Thomsen builds his lead to 4-1 after the 1st. Chishko with an escape to make it 4-2 as the 2nd begins. Thomsen with a 3rd takedown and now has a 7-3 lead with 90 seconds to go. Takedown Thomsen – Thomsen needs one more score for the major… cannot get it, but wins 10-4 to claim 5th place.
184 7th Place – Drew Foster vs. Nathan Jackson (Indiana)
Foster in right away and grabs the 2-0 lead. Foster now up 4-1 midway thru the 1st. Foster fends off a deep shot by Jackson and leads 4-2 as the 1st period comes to a close. Jackson chooses bottom and gets out to make it 4-3. Nice single and finish for Jackson to take the lead. Reversal Foster to make it 6-5 and has Jackson bellied out. Foster will choose bottom to begin the 3rd period and takes a 2:16 RT advantage into the period. Foster up 7-5 after Jackson choose to let him go. Jackson with the takedown – Foster Escape to retake the lead 8-7. Foster has RT locked up… Jackson goes for broke…Foster with the takedown…wins 11-7 and places 7th.
Top 15 Teams