Northern Iowa Wins Big 12 Dual Against Utah Valley, 29-12

By Michelle Van Dorn, UNI Athletic Communications

OREM, Utah – No. 17 UNI wrestling improved to 6-5 overall and 6-1 in the Big 12 with a 29-12 win over Utah Valley.

The Panthers got bonus points from Jay Schwarm at 125 pounds, Max Thomsen at 149 pounds and heavyweight Carter Isley. Josh Alber earned a forfeit at 141 pounds for his 14thconsecutive win.

Schwarm moved up UNI's all-time list for most career falls. Tonight's 30th fall ties him for eighth among all Panthers for career pins. Another first-period fall tonight gave him his 22ndpin in the first period.

Isley got his second fall of the season at heavyweight while Thomsen notched his fourth tech fall of the year.

  • 184: #6 Drew Foster (UNI) dec. #26 Will Sumner (UVU), 11-6
  • 197: #14 Tanner Orndorff (UVU) dec. Tyrell Gordon (UNI), 10-4
  • 285: Carter Isley (UNI) pinned Benjamin Andrew (UVU), 3:31
  • 125: #29 Jay Schwarm (UNI) pinned Josh Jensen (UVU), 1:45
  • 133: Isaiah Delgado (UVU) dec. Jack Skudlarczyk (UNI), 6-2
  • 141: #6 Josh Alber (UNI) forfeit #9 Matt Findlay (UVU), FF
  • 149: #10 Max Thomsen (UNI) tech fall Cameron Haddock (UVU), 15-0 (3:26)
  • 157: Paden Moore (UNI) dec. Landon Knutzen (UVU), 6-3
  • 165: #11 Demetrius Romero (UVU) dec. #12 Bryce Steiert (UNI), 8-4
  • 174: #12 Kimball Bastian (UVU) dec. #8 Taylor Lujan (UNI), 6-5