CHICAGO—The ASU wrestling team picked up a pair of wins in the Chicago Quad competition on Saturday.
ASU is now 2-1 on the year in dual competition as it defeated SIUE, 32-3, and Ouachita Baptist University, 31-6. The Sun Devils dropped a 27-11 decision to No. 8 Illinois.
Against the Illini, sophomore Matt Kraus picked up a 6-3 decision over John Fahy in the 141 weight class, and redshirt junior Nathan Hoffer won via a 24-9 tech. fall over Guy Kirby in the 149 weight class. ASU’s third win over the Illini was in the heavyweight class, as redshirt junior Kyle Colling picked up a 6-2 decision over Chris Lopez.
The Sun Devils won all but one match in the dual against SIUE, with sophomore Ray Waters pinning Logun Taylor in 1:59 for his first pin of the year in dual competition. Hoffer and Colling each picked up decisions in their respective weight classes, 13-5, and 8-4, respectively. No. 15 redshirt junior Kevin Radford picked up an 8-5 decision over Jake Residori.
In ASU’s win over Division II’s OBU, Radford picked up a 21-6 tech. fall win over Elyjah Crumpler, while sophomore Ares Carpio picked up the 11-3 decision over Garrett Evans at 125. Redshirt freshman Luke Bean picked up a major decision over Troy Mercer, 16-5, at 197.
Next week, ASU is set for a dual match at Bloomsburg on Friday, Nov. 22, before competing in the Keystone Classic on Sunday, Nov. 24.
No. 8 Illinois 27, Arizona State 11
125 - Jesse Delgado won by technical fall over Ares Caprio, 23- 8
133 - Zane Richards won by technical fall over Tyler Liberatore, 22-7
141 - Matt Kraus (ASU) dec John Fahy, 6-3
149 - Nathan Hoffer (ASU) won by technical fall over Guy Kirby, 24-9
157 - Zach Brunson dec. Joel Smith, 8-7
165 - Jackson Morse won by technical fall over Ray Waters, 20-5
174 - Tony Dallago dec Kevin Radford, 12-10
184 - Nikko Reyes dec. Wesley Moore, 5-3
197 - Jeff Koepke dec Luke Bean, 6-4
HWT - Kyle Colling (ASU) dec Chris Lopez, 6-2
Arizona State 32 SIUE 3
125 - Ares Carpio (ASU) def. Dakota Leach, 8-3
133 - Tyler Liberatore (ASU) def. Pat Myers, 3-1
141 - Matt Kraus (ASU) def. Drew Vrbenec, 3-1
149 - Nathan Hoffer (ASU) def. Karsetn Van Velsor, 13-5
157 - Joel Smith (ASU) def. Jake Vitale, 14-4
165 - Ray Waters (ASU) pinned Logun Taylor, 1:59
174 - Kevin Radford (ASU) def. Jake Residori, 8-5
184 - Deshoun White (SIUE) def. Wesley Moore, 3-1
197 - Luke Bean (ASU) def. Chris Johnson, 4-2
HWT - Kyle Colling (ASU) def. David Devine, 8-4
Arizona State 31, OBU 6
125- Ares Carpio decision Garrett Evans, 11-3
133- Nate Rodriguez (OBU) Tyler Liberator fall about. 2:40
141- Josh Myers (OBU) dec. over Matt Kraus, 9-7
149- Nathan Hoffer major decision over Sawyer Smith, 13-4
157- Joel Smith decision over Bobby Williams, 14-7
165- Waters decision over Jacob Andrews, 10-4
174- Kevin Radford tech fall, Elyjah Crumpler 21-6
184- Dallas Smith (OBU) def. Wesley Moore, 6-2
197- Luke Bean major decision over Troy Mercer, 16-5
HWT- Kyle Colling major decision over Nathan Jackson, 9-0