Panthers Leave Iowa City with 38-4 Dual Loss

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications
Release: Thursday 12/08/2011

IOWA CITY, IOWA – The Northern Iowa wrestling team (1-3, 0-0 WWC) lost to the No. 1-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes (5-0, 1-0 B10) by a score of 38-4 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena Thurs., Dec. 8. Sophomore Ryan Loder provided the only victory for the Panthers in this dual match, improving his perfect season record to 16-0.

No. 6-ranked Loder (184) put UNI up 4-0 after recording a 13-2 major decision over Iowa’s Vinnie Wagner in the night’s opening match. Loder now holds a 16-0 record on the season.

From that point, the Hawkeyes went on to win the remainder of the matches, mostly with major decisions. Iowa tallied five major decisions, as well as two regular decisions and a pin.

At 157-pounds, Panther junior David Bonin gave the weight class’ No. 2-ranked wrestler a close match. However, Iowa’s Derek St. John pulled away with the 3-1 decision, as he overcame a mid-match injury.

Iowa’s Mike Evans (165) closed out the night with the match’s only fall, pinning sophomore Riley Banach in 1:10.

The Panthers forfeited their 174-pound match.

A crowd of 7,078 was on hand to witness the dual match.

The Panthers will be out of action until Dec. 29-30 when they travel to Chicago for the Midlands Championships.


184 – #6 Loder (UNI) maj. Wagner (IOWA), 13-2 (4-0 UNI)

197 – Gambrall (IOWA) dec. Kettman (UNI), 7-3 (4-3 UNI)

285 – #9 Telford (IOWA) maj. Beale (UNI), 12-0 (7-4 IOWA)

125 – #3 McDonough (IOWA) maj. Aarhus (UNI), 10-1 (11-4 IOWA)

133 – #2 Ramos (IOWA) maj. Jauch (UNI), 15-5 (15-4 IOWA)

141 – #1 Marion (IOWA) maj. Noble (UNI), 18-8 (19-4 IOWA)

149 – Dziewa (IOWA) maj. Welter (UNI), 14-6 (23-4 IOWA)

157 – #2 St. John (IOWA) dec. Bonin (UNI), 3-1 (26-4 IOWA)

165 – #15 Evans (IOWA) FALL Banach (UNI), 1:10 (32-4 IOWA)

174 – Lofthouse (IOWA) win by forfeit (38-4 IOWA)