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BRONCO WRESTLERS EXTEND DUAL MATCH WINNING STREAK TO FOUR WITH 23-15 WIN OVER UC DAVIS

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            DAVIS, Calif. The Boise State University wrestling team closed out its 2007-08 road schedule on Saturday (Jan. 19) and in the process extended its dual match winning streak to four with a 23-15 win over UC Davis.

            Boise State improves its overall dual match record to 5-1, and its Pac-10 Conference record to 4-1 this season. 

            Trailing 9-3 after three matches, Tyler Sherfey began a five-match winning streak for the Broncos as the 10th ranked junior recorded a 14-4 major decision over Drew Maraglia in the 157-pound match.

            No. 18 ranked Kurt Swartz followed Sherfey’s win with another major decision, 8-0, over Kyle Dubs at 165 pounds to put the Broncos in front to stay 11-9.

            Nate Lee pushed the team score to 14-9 with a 4-3 win over Tyler Bernacchi at 174 pounds, before ninth ranked Kirk Smith won by forfeit at 184 pounds and Matt Casperson won by decision over Abe Otrambo at 197 pounds to cap the scoring for Boise State at 23 points.

            The Broncos now return home for six straight matches beginning with the University of Oregon next Friday (Jan. 25).  The five-match home stand ends on Feb. 10 (Sunday) when Boise State will host No. 1 ranked University of Iowa at Noon in Taco Bell Arena.

            Following are complete results in the order they were wrestled.

133 - Cory Fish (BSU) wins dec. over Francisco Manriquez (UCD), 3-0
141 - Nexi Delgado (UCD) wins dec. over Eli Hutchison (BSU), 10-4
149 - Barrett Abel (UCD) wins by forfeit
157 - No. 11 Tyler Serfey (BSU) wins maj. dec. over Drew Maraglia (UCD), 14-4
165 - No. 18 Kurth Swartz (BSU) wins maj. dec. over Kyle Dubs (UCD), 8-0
174 - Nate Lee (BSU) wins dec. over Tyler Bernacchi (UCD), 4-3
184 - No. 9 Kirk Smith (BSU) wins by forfiet
197 - Matt Casperson (BSU) wins dec. over Abe Otrambo (UCD), 7-4
285 - Ricky Alcala (UCD) wins dec. over Nick Simth (BSU), 4-2, 4OT
125 - Marcos Orozco (UCD) wins dec. over Anthony Hayes (BSU), 11-5