Hawkeyes Start Fast, Take Out Lehigh

December 8, 2018

Written by Rob Howe

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa spent the week wanting to bounce back from a sloppy effort against Iowa State last week. Saturday night, the No. 4 Hawkeyes showed they’d made progress.

They shot out to a 25-0 lead en route to a 28-14 victory against No. 16 Lehigh here at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. They started the dual with bonus points in their first four matches.

Defending national champion Spencer Lee opened up with a dominating 15-0 technical fall against Luke Resnick at 125 pounds. Austin DeSanto and Pat Lugo followed with major decisions.

Kaleb Young (157) worked out a 4-1 win and Alex Marinelli scored a 20-5 tech fall at 165. Cash Wilcke finished Iowa’s scoring with a 6-4 sudden victory at 184.

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125 — #1 Spencer Lee (IA) tech. fall Luke Resnick (L), 15-0; 5-0

133 — #12 Austin DeSanto (IA) major dec. Brandon Paetzell (L), 19-8; 9-0

141 — #20 Max Murin (IA) major dec. Ryan Pomrinca (L), 14-3; 13-0

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149 — #10 Pat Lugo (IA) major dec. Jimmy Hoffman (L), 12-3; 17-0

157 — #8 Kaleb Young (IA) dec. #15 Josh Humphreys (L), 4-1; 20-0

165 — #4 Alex Marinelli (IA) tech. fall Cole Walter (L), 20-5; 25-0

174 — #6 Jordan Kutler (L) major dec. Jeremiah Moody (IA), 12-3; 25-4

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184 — #14 Cash Wilcke (IA) dec. Andrew Price (L), 6-4 SV1; 28-4

197 — #14 Jake Jakobsen (L) pinned Steve Holloway (IA), 1:01; 28-10

285 — #6 Jordan Wood (L) major dec. Aaron Costello (IA), 13-3; 28-14

Records: Iowa (6-0), Lehigh (0-4)

Attendance: 7,434

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