Wrestling Hosts #25 Oregon State, MMA Night Sunday
TEMPE - No. 5 Arizona State is back home for a Sunday afternoon dual against No. 25 Oregon State. The dual takes place at Desert Financial Arena (2 p.m MST/Pac-12 Arizona). ASU will be celebrating MMA Night and welcoming over 15 professional fighters to the building, including Bubba Jenkins, Henry Cejudo, Tito Ortiz and C.B. Dollaway.
ASU vs Oregon State
Sunday, 2 p.m. MST
Watch: Pac-12 Arizona
The stars are coming to town ?? Come see these legends Sunday when we host Oregon State ?? pic.twitter.com/ryn63gIa30
— Sun Devil Wrestling (@ASUWrestling) January 26, 2022
Last Time Out
- ASU is coming off a 20-18 victory over Cal Poly and a 26-15 victory over CSU Bakersfield
- ASU earned wins 125 Brandon Courtney, 133 Michael McGee, 149 Kyle Parco, 157 Jacori Teemer, 197 Kordell Norfleet, and HWT Cohlton Schultz against Cal Poly.
- Jacori Teemer moved to 12-0. with 2 wins over Cal Poly's Brawley Lamer with four takedowns by Teemer
- Norfleet won on a 5-2 decision against Cal Poly's Trent Tracy
- Kyle Parco (ASU) over Josh Brown (CSUB) in 4-2 dual. Parco's riding time granted him the win when both wrestlers had a takedown
Sun Devil Notables
- Anthony Valencia and Cohlton Schultz are on international duty this week. Valencia competes Friday in Guadalajara, Mexico as he continues shooting for the Mexican national team. Schultz is with USA Wrestling in Zagreb, Croatia wrestling Greco-Roman.
- Two Sun Devils remain undefeated: No. 3 Teemer is 12-0 at 157 and heavyweight No. 2Cohlton Schultz is 12-0.
- Michael McGee leads the team with five tech fall victories.
- ASU's starters have combined for 23 major decisions, 19 wins-by-fall, and 11 tech fall victories.
— Sun Devil Wrestling (@ASUWrestling) January 25, 2022
OSU at a Glance
- Oregon is currently ranked No. 21 with a 5-2 season record
- Arizona State leads the all-time series, 23-19. The Sun Devils have won five consecutive duals, but the teams did not compete last season due to Covid-19 protocols.
- OSU has 6 wrestlers ranked in the top 20 on intermat
- No. 13 Trey Munoz (184) and No. 28 Cory Crooks (149) return to Tempe on the Beavers' roster.
- Redshirt senior Devan Turner won his 80th career bout in the Beavers' victory over Wyoming. He now stands in 44th place all-time in the Oregon State record books.
- Grant Willits, at 141 pounds, is aiming to become the first Beaver to 20 victories this season. At 18-4, he is two ahead of Turner.
ASU Probable Lineup
125: #4 Brandon Courtney (14-1): '21 NCAA Runner Up, '20 NWCA All-American
133: #4 Michael McGee (14-2): 3x NCAA qualifier, Pac-12 '21 bronze
141: Cleveland Belton (0-2)/Ethan Pickren (3-7)
149: #9 Kyle Parco (14-1): NCAA '21 All-American (6th)
157: #3 Jacori Teemer (12-0): NCAA '21 All-American (4th)
165: #8 Anthony Valencia (13-1): Valencia: 2x All-American, pursuing a spot on Team Mexico
174: Ryan Rochford (4-5) or Zane Coleman (8-8)
184: Josh Nummer (3-9) or Jake Ortiz (0-3)
197: #11 Kordell Norfleet (8-2): '21 NCAA All-American, 3x Pac-12 Champion
HWT: #2 Cohlton Schultz(12-0) or Chad Porter (5-5): Schultz: 4th at '21 NCAAs
Oregon State Probable Lineup:
125 #17 Brandon Kaylor (15-2): '21 NCAA Qualifier, 2x Pac-12 bronze @ 125
133 #13 Devan Turner (16-4): 2x Pac-12 Champ @ 133, 3x NCA Qualifier
141 #14 Grant Willits (18-4): 2x Pac-12 Champ @ 141, 3x NCAA Qualifier
149 #28 Cory Crooks (10-5): Former Sun Devil, bronze at Pac-12 Championships, NCAA at-large bid
157 #16 Hunter Willits (9-4): 3x Pac-12 silver medalist, 3x NCAA Qualifier
165 Matthew Olguin (8-8) -or- Mason Reiniche (6-4)
Olguin: '21 Pac-12 bronze
174 #28 Aaron "Mateo" Olmos (13-6)
184 #13 Trey Munoz (17-2): Former Sun Devil, '21 Pac-12 silver (174), '21 NCAA Qualifier
197 Ryan Reyes (7-4): Pac-12 runner up (184), NCAA Qualifier
HWT #9 Gary Traub (15-4): Ohio State transfer, NCAA Qualifier