HAMPTON, Va. — Northern Iowa bounced back from a disappointing semifinal loss to take third place Saturday night at the Virginia Duals.

Tenth-ranked Arizona State got a pin from Tanner Hall at 285 pounds and slipped past the 11th-ranked Panthers 24-16 early Saturday in the semifinal round. UNI responded with a 25-9 victory over Oklahoma in the third-place match.

UNI got wins from Josh Alber, Max Thomsen, Drew Foster and a pin from Jacob Holschlag against Arizona State.

The Panthers then won seven matches against Oklahoma. Alber, Thomsen, Logan Ryan, Holschlag and Carter Isley posted decisions, Taylor Lujan bounced back from his first dual loss with a pin and Drew Foster had a major decision.

UNI won a pair of duals Friday to advance to the championship bracket while Iowa State fell in the opening round before bouncing back with two victories.

The Panthers whipped Kent State 32-6 and Tennessee-Chattanooga 33-7 Friday while No. 10 Arizona State defeated Iowa State 25-13 before the Cyclones topped Old Dominion 25-12.

Saturday, Iowa State got key wins from Hank Swalla at 174 in sudden victory and a pin from Dane Pestano at 184 to top Fresno State 25-16 in the finals of the Silver Bracket. Chase Straw had a major decision for Iowa State, while Markus Simmons and Kanen Storr pinned their foes.

Jay Schwarm got UNI off to a fast start in both Friday duals, pinning a pair of opponents in the first period. Alber won a pair of decisions, Thomsen recorded a technical fall and a major decision, Ryan posted a decision and a major decision, Lujan had a decision and a major decision, Foster won with a pin and a 2-1 decision over No. 15 Bryce Carr of Chattanooga, and Isley won twice with a decision and a forfeit.



125 — Ryan Millhof (AS) dec. Jacob Schwarm, 6-0, 133 — Ali Naser (AS) dec. Jack Wagner, 10-5, 141 — Josh Alber (UNI) dec. Cory Crooks, 7-2, 149 — Max Thomsen (UNI) dec. Jason Tsirtis, 3-1, 157 — Joshua Shields (AS) dec. Logan Ryan, 8-1, 165 — Anthony Valencia (AS) tech. fall over Daniel Kelly, 20-4, 174 — Zahid Valencia (AS) maj. dec. Taylor Lujan, 14-6, 184 — Drew Foster (UNI) maj. dec. Kordell Norfleet, 9-1, 197 — Jacob Holschlag (UNI) pinned Cade Belshay, 4:54, 285 — Tanner Hall (AS) pinned Carter Isley, 4:12.


125 — Christian Moody (Okla) dec. Schwarm, 8-4, 133 — Jacob Rubio (Okla) dec. Wagner, 8-7, 141 — Alber (UNI) dec. Mike Longo, 16-10, 149 — Thomsen (UNI) dec. Davion Jeffries, 3-2, 157 — Ryan (UNI) dec. Justin Thomas, 3-1, 165 — DaWaylon Barnes (Okla) dec. Isaiah Patton, 3-2, 174 — Lujan (UNI) pinned Jeremy Thomas, 3:53, 184 — Foster (UNI) maj. dec. Matt Waddell, 14-4, 197 — Holschlag (UNI) dec. Andrew Dixon, 4-0, 285 — Isley (UNI) dec. Marquise Overton, 9-5.


125 — Sean Williams (FS) maj. dec. Sinjin Briggs, 15-3, 133 — Markus Simmons (ISU) pinned Trevor Williams, 2:29, 141 — Kanen Storr (ISU) pinned Chris Deloza, 2:05, 149 — Khristian Olivas (FS) maj. dec. Dante Rodriguez, 22-11, 157 — Chase Straw (ISU) maj. dec. Greg Gaxiola, 16-5, 165 — Isaiah Hokit (FS) dec. Skyler St. John, 8-4, 174 — Hank Swalla (ISU) dec. Dominic Kincaid, 5-3, SV1, 184 — Dane Pestano (ISU) pinned Angel Solis, 7:00, 197 — Josh Hokit (FS) dec. Sam Colbray, 7-2, TB1, 285 — A.J. Nevills (FS) dec. Gannon Gremmels, 7-6.


UNI 32, KENT ST. 6

125—Jay Schwarm (UNI) pinned Jake Ferri, 1:02, 133—Anthony Tutoloo (KS) dec. Jack Wagner, 13-9, 141—Josh Alber (UNI) dec. Tim Rooney, 11-6, 149—Max Thomsen (UNI) tech. fall over Nick Monico, 17-0, 157—Logan Ryan (UNI) dec. Casey Sparkman, 2-1, TB1, 165—Isaac Bast (KS) dec. Dan Kelly, 9-5, 174—Taylor Lujan (UNI) dec. Dylan Barreiro, 3-0, 184—Drew Foster (NI) pinned Shane Mast, 1:07, 197—Jacob Holschlag (UNI) dec. Kyle Conel, 1-0, 285—Carter Isley (UNI) dec. Devin Nye, 8-4.


125—Schwarm (UNI) pinned Alonzo Allen, 1:24, 133—Wagner (UNI) dec. Chris Debien, 8-6, SV1, 141—Alber (UNI) dec. Michael Pongracz, 5-2, 149—Thomsen (UNI) maj. dec. Roman Boylen, 10-1, 157—Ryan (UNI) maj. dec. Dylan Forzani, 13-5, 165—Chad Pyke (TC) maj. dec. Isaiah Patton, 15-3, 174—Lujan (UNI) maj. dec. Justin Lampe, 16-4, 184—Foster (UNI) dec. Bryce Carr, 2-1, TB1, 197—Scottie Boykin (TC) dec. Holschlag, 8-7, 285—Isley (UNI) won by forfeit.


125—Ryan Millhof (AS) tech. fall over Sinjin Briggs, 16-1, 133—Ian Parker (ISU) dec. Ali Naser, 4-0, 141—Kanen Storr (ISU) dec. Nikko Villarreal, 9-4, 149—Jarrett Degen (ISU) maj. dec. Josh Maruca, 16-8, 157—Josh Shields (AS) maj. dec. Chase Straw, 10-2, 165—Anthony Valencia (AS) maj. dec. Logan Breitenbach, 15-7, 174—Zahid Valencia (AS) pinned Danny Bush, 2:26, 184—Kordell Norfleet (AS) dec. Dane Pestano, 3-2, 197—Joe Teague (ISU) dec. Conner Small, 5-1, 285—Tanner Hall (AS) dec. Marcus Harrington, 3-1.


125—Michael McGee (OD) tech. fall over Briggs, 16-1, 133—Parker (ISU) dec. Caleb Richardson, 5-1, 141—Storr (ISU) medical forfeit over Alex Madrigal, 1:21, 149—Degen (ISU) dec. Kenan Carter, 9-2, 157—Larry Early (OD) dec. Straw, 6-4, 165—Breitenbach (ISU) dec. Luke Drugac, 7-2, 174—Seldon Wright (OD) maj. dec. Hank Swalla, 13-5, 184—Pestano (ISU) dec. Antonio Agee, 6-4, SV1, 197—Sam Colbray (ISU) maj. dec. Noah Bushman, 17-6, 285—Harrington (ISU) dec. Ali Wahab, 7-2.