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Cyclones send six to Big 12 Wrestling Semifinals

The following is a press release from Iowa State Wrestling and Iowa State Athletics Communications:

TULSA, Okla. – Iowa State sent six wrestlers to the semifinals Saturday in the opening session of the 2022 Big 12 Wrestling Championship. Of the six semifinalists, four of them have already locked up a spot at the 2022 NCAA National Championships in Detroit March 17-19.

Ramazan Attasauov (133), Jarrett Degen (149), David Carr (157), Marcus Coleman (184), Yonger Bastida (197) and Sam Schuyler (285) all advanced to the semifinals. Attasauov, Carr, Bastida and Schuyler all locked up a bid to the NCAA Championships as well.

As a team, the Cyclones are in third with 54 points. Oklahoma State leads the team race with 57 points, while Northern Iowa has 55 points. The Cyclones have a 13.5 point lead over Missouri for third.ADVERTISING

Fifth-seeded Attasauov pitched a shutout, as he beat West Virginia’s Garett Lautzenheiser by 9-0 major decision. He’ll face top-seeded Daton Fix of Oklahoma State in the semifinals. In their only previous meeting, Fix defeated Attasauov 5-1 earlier this season.

Third-seeded Jarrett Degen used a late takedown to defeated West Virginia’s Jeff Boyd 3-1. Degen will face second-seeded Willie McDougald of Oklahoma in the semifinals. McDougald defeated Degen 4-2 in sudden victory earlier this year.

In the opening round, top-seeded Carr pinned Air Force’s Giano Petrucelli in 4:54 to advance to the quarterfinals. Carr added a second bonus point win of the session against eighth-seeded Jaxon Garoutte of Utah Valley, recording an 18-3 technical fall. Carr will face fifth-seeded Jacob Wright of Wyoming in the semifinals. Carr and Wright met last year at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, with Carr coming away with a 9-0 major decision.

Second-seeded Coleman defeated seventh-seeded Keegan Moore of Oklahoma 9-4 in the quarterfinals. Coleman will face sixth-seeded Jeremiah Kent of Missouri in the semifinals. Kent defeated Coleman 9-6 in a dual earlier this year, with Kent scoring six first period points.

Fourth-seeded Bastida used a first period takedown to defeat fifth-seeded Rocky Elam of Missouri 4-3. Bastida will face top-seeded Stephen Buchanan of Wyoming in the semifinals. Buchanan defeated Bastida 6-4 in sudden victory earlier this year.

Third-seeded Schuyler opened the tournament with a 24-9 technical fall against Wyoming’s Terren Swartz. In the quarterfinals, Schuyler used a takedown in sudden victory to defeat sixth-seeded Brandon Metz of NDSU. Schuyler will face seventh-seeded Luke Surber of Oklahoma State in the semifinals. Schuyler defeated Surber 4-2 in the dual earlier this year.

Iowa State Results:

125 – No. 6 Kysen Terukina
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – L, 6-5 vs. No. 3 Brody Teske (UNI)
Consolation First Round – vs. Lucas Rodriguez (NDSU)

133 – No. 5 Ramazan Attasauov
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – W, MD 9-0 vs. Garett Lautzenheiser (WVU)
Semifinals – vs. No. 1 Daton Fix (OSU)

141 – No. 1 Ian Parker
First Round – L, 7-4 vs. Jacob Butler (OU)
Consolation First Round – vs. No. 7 Darren Green (Wyoming)

149 – No. 3 Jarrett Degen
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – W, 3-1 vs. Jeff Boyd (WVU)
Semifinals – vs. No. 2 Willie McDougald (OU)

157 – No. 1 David Carr
First Round – W, Fall (4:54) vs. Giano Petrucelli (AF)
Quarterfinals – W, TF 18-3 vs. No. 8 Jaxon Garoutte (UVU)
Semifinals – vs. No. 5 Jacob Wright (WYO)

165 – No. 7 Isaac Judge
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – L, MD 13-5 vs. No. 2 Peyton Hall (WVU)
Consolation First Round – vs. Trey Brisker (AF)

174 – No. 7 Joel Devine
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – L, 3-0 vs. No. 2 Cade DeVos (SDSU)
Consolation First Round – vs. Riley Habisch (NDSU)

184 – No. 2 Marcus Coleman
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – W, 9-4 vs. No. 7 Keegan Moore (OU)
Semifinals – vs. No. 6 Jeremiah Kent (MIZ)

197 – No. 4 Yonger Bastida
First Round – Bye
Quarterfinals – W, 4-3 vs. No. 5 Rocky Elam (MIZ)
Semifinals – vs. No. 1 Stephen Buchanan (WYO)

285 – No. 3 Sam Schuyler
First Round – W, TF 24-9 vs. Terren Swartz (WYO)
Quarterfinals – W, 3-1 (SV) vs. No. 6 Brandon Metz (NDSU)
Semifinals – vs. No. 7 Luke Surber (OSU)