Sun Devil Wrestling Falls at CS Bakersfield, 22-13

Jan. 12, 2008

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - After opening the year with a perfect 8-0 dual record, the Arizona State University wrestling team dropped its second road Pac-10 dual in as many days as the Sun Devils fell to CS Bakersfield, 22-13, Saturday afternoon inside the Icardo Center in Bakersfield, Calif. The loss dropped the Sun Devils to 8-2 overall and 2-2 in the Pac-10 while the Roadrunners improved to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the league.

The dual opened at 197 pounds and the hosts grabbing a pair of victories for an early 6-0 lead. Jason Trulson looked to have the bout won at the opening weight for the Sun Devils, but gave up a takedown to tie the bout at seven with no time showing on the clock to force overtime where Garth Wara scored a takedown with 13 seconds remaining for the win. Quinton Pruett followed at heavyweight with an 11-5 loss.

The Sun Devils picked up their first victory of the day at 125 pounds where No. 16 Anthony Robles scored an 11-3 major decision before Todd Schavrien followed at 133 pounds with his pin of John Cardenas in 4:37 to give ASU a 10-6 lead. That lead was short lived as the Roadrunners won each of the next five bouts to push their advantage to 22-10 with one bout remaining. In the final bout of the day, No. 15 Brent Chriswell picked up a 12-7 decision over Riley Orozco to close the dual with the Sun Devils falling, 22-13.

ASU's road trip ends Sunday at CS Fullerton in a 2 p.m. dual in Fullerton, Calif.

Arizona State at CS Bakersfield
January 12 • Icardo Center • Bakersfield, Calif.
All duals opened at 197 pounds • Attendance: 274
197 - Garth Wara (CSB) decision Jason Trulson (AS), 9-7 ot
285 - Ryan Bergman (CSB) decision Quinton Pruett (AS), 11-5
125 - #16 Anthony Robles (AS) major Brandon Zoetewey (CSB), 11-3
133 - Todd Schavrien (AS) pinned John Cardenas (CSB), 4:37
141 - Elijah Nacita (CSB) decision Chris Drouin (AS), 4-1
149 - Jeremy Doyle (CSB) decision Orlando Jimenez (AS), 12-8
157 - Daniel Alejandro (CSB) major Alex Pavlenko (AS), 12-3
165 - Daniel Atondo (CSB) decision #12 Patrick Pitsch (AS), 3-1
174 - Jason Points (CSB) decision Rick Renzi (AS), 7-3
184 - #15 Brent Chriswell (AS) decision Riley Orozco (CSB), 12-7
CS Bakersfield (2-1, 1-1 Pac-10) defeats Arizona State (8-2, 2-2), 22-13

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