Jan. 24, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. - Led by three pins on the night, the NC State wrestling team downed Campbell 34-10 Friday in Reynolds Coliseum. The Pack (11-3) jumped out to a 15-0 lead after the first three bouts, and won seven of 10 in the dual. Six of the seven wins were bonus point victories.
The dual started at 141 pounds. The Pack opened with three straight bonus point victories and jumped out to a 15-0 lead.
No. 25 Sam Speno scored a 17-6 major decision win to start the match. No. 26 Brian Hamann recorded a first period pin at 149 pounds. No. 18 Tommy Gantt recorded a 16-1 technical fall win at 157 pounds to give the Pack the insurmountable 15-0 lead after three bouts.
Campbell scored its first points with a 10-2 major decision at 165 pounds.
No. 20 Pete Renda recorded his 20th win of the season and the second pin for the Pack at 174 pounds to push the Pack's lead to 21-4.
Campbell came away with an 8-7 decision at 184 pounds with a takedown in the final seconds.
NC State's KaRonne Jones once again answered for the Pack, scoring a 5-3 sudden victory decision at 197 pounds. No. 5 Nick Gwiazdowski clinched the dual for the Pack with his 14-6 major decision at 285 pounds to make the score 28-6 in favor of NC State.
After Campbell won 11-8 at 125, NC State's Chris Wilkes closed the dual with a pin at 133 pounds with just one second left in the match.
NC State will return to action on Sunday, as the Pack will host No. 17 Virginia Tech in an ACC dual at 2 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum.
141: #25 Sam Speno (NCSU) major dec. Michael Dahlstrom; 17-6 - 4-0
149: #26 Brian Hamann (NCSU) fall Collin Munson; 1:54 - 10-0
157: #18 Tommy Gantt (NCSU) technical fall Grant Blumenthal; 17-1 - 15-0
165: Paul Duggan (Campbell) major dec. Max Rohskopf; 10-2 - 15-4
174: #20 Pete Renda (NCSU) fall Cody Ryba; 3:57 - 21-4
184: Ville Heino (Campebell) dec. Shayne Brady; 8-7 - 21-7
197: KaRonne Jones (NCSU) dec. Taylor McGiffen; 5-3 (SV1) - 24-7
285: #5 Nick Gwiazdowski (NCSU) major dec. #27 Eloheim Palma; 14-6- 28-7
125: Tyler Walker (Campbell) dec. Micah Perez; 11-8 - 28-10
133: Chris Wilkes (NCSU) fall Drew Walker; 6:59 - 34-10
Team Score: NC State (11-3) 34; Campbell (3-1) 10