Published Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm / Updated at 6:21 pm
Penn State rolls past Huskers

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Jake Sueflohn and Robert Kokesh got wins over wrestlers ranked in the top three nationally, but those were Nebraska’s only victories Sunday afternoon as No. 1-ranked Penn State earned a 33-9 dual win over the Huskers.

Sueflohn, ranked 12th at 149 pounds, rallied from an early 4-0 deficit by recording a third-period pin against third-ranked Andrew Alton. It was Alton’s first loss of the season.

Kokesh, ranked fourth nationally, stretched his winning streak to 21 matches as he decisioned third-ranked Matt Brown 10-7. Kokesh trailed 3-0 in the second period, but he rallied to take a 5-3 lead after two periods and led 9-4 midway through the final period.

In other matches pitting top 10 wrestlers, Penn State’s Dylan Alton, ranked sixth, got a takedown with 20 seconds left in his 157-pound match with fourth-ranked James Green to earn a 3-1 win. And at 184, top-ranked and unbeaten Ed Ruth of Penn State rolled to an 18-3 technical fall win over No. 8 Josh Ihnen.

Nebraska, which is 9-4 in duals this season, returns to action Friday against Michigan State in its final home dual this season.


125: Nico Megaludis, PS, win by forfeit. 133: Jordan Conaway, PS, major dec. Shawn Nagel, 14-5. 141: Bryan Pearsall, PS, dec. Ridge Kiley, 2-0. 149: Jake Sueflohn, NU, pinned Andrew Alton, 5:33. 157: Dylan Alton, PS, dec. James Green, 3-1. 165: David Taylor, PS, tech. fall over Tyler Koehn, 16-1. 174: Robert Kokesh, NU, dec. Matt Brown, 10-7. 184: Ed Ruth, PS, tech. fall over Josh Ihnen, 18-3. 197: Quentin Wright, PS, major dec. Caleb Kolb, 10-2. Hwt: Jon Gingrich, PS, dec. Spencer Johnson, 7-4.



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