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Wrestlers dominate the field in IU Quad meet

Numbers told the story Sunday as the No. 20 IU wrestling team dominated in the IU Quad meet. The Hoosiers finished with a team score of 116.

Their opponents, American, Clarion and Gardner-Webb, combined for 14. IU trounced Gardner-Webb 43-3, rolled over American by a score of 24-11 and stomped Clarion 49-0.
IU recorded 12 pins on the day, two coming from both defending national champion and No. 4 Angel Escobedo (125-lbs.) and Matt Ortega (133-lbs.). Ortega and Escobedo were perfect at 3-0, along with teammates Eric Cameron (184-lbs.), Matt Powless (197-lbs.), and Paul Young (165-lbs.).

One marquee match of the day was No. 12 Trevor Perry (174-lbs.) of IU against No. 3 Michael Cameron of American. Perry fell 1-0. He returned successful in the next match, pinning Clarion’s Scott Joseph in 50 seconds.

Big Ten play begins 7 p.m. Friday against No. 14 Penn State in Bloomington.

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