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BRONCOS WIN NINE OF 10 MATCHES TO POST 34-3 VICTORY OVER OREGON

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            BOISE, Idaho Winning nine of 10 matches, Boise State University recorded another convincing Pac-10 Conference wrestling victory on Friday (Jan. 25) with a 34-3 win over the University of Oregon.

            After dropping the first match of the night in the 125-pound weight class, the Broncos won the remaining matches to improve its overall record for the 2007-08 season to 6-1, and 5-1 in the Pac-10.  Oregon drops to 9-8 and 0-5 in the league.

            Ranked No. 12 in this week’s Intermat/NWCA/NWMA poll at 157 pounds, Tyler Sherfey led the Broncos as the junior from Kennewick, Wash., recorded the only major decision win of the night with a 15-2 victory over Kyle Bounds.

            With the exception of being awarded two forfeits at 141 and 184 pounds when Oregon was unable to present a wrestler in those two weight classes, the rest of Boise State’s win came by decision.

            Those wins came from Cory Fish at 133 pounds, Eli Hutchison at 149 pounds, No. 17 Kurt Swartz at 165 pounds, Nate Lee at 174 pounds, Matt Casperson at 197 pounds and Nick Smith in the heavyweight class.

            The Broncos will be back in action this Sunday (Jan. 27) at 1:00 p.m. in Bronco Gym when they host Oregon State University in another Pac-10 dual.

            Following are complete results of the match in the order they were wrestled.

125 - Joey Lucas (UO) dec. Alan Bartelli (BSU) 3-1

133 Cory Fish (BSU) dec. Ryan Dunn (UO) 9-3

141 Cody Bender (BSU) wins by forfeit

149 Eli Hutchison (BSU) dec. Jeremy McLaughlin (UO) 7-2

157 No. 12 Tyler Sherfey (BSU) major dec. Kyle Bounds (UO) 15-2

165 No. 17 Kurt Swartz (BSU) dec. Zack Frazier (UO) 7-2

174 Nate Lee (BSU) dec. Ron Lee (UO) 11-5

184 No. 9 Kirk Smith (BSU) wins by forfeit

197 Matt Casperson (BSU) dec. Shaun Dee (UO) 11-7

HWT Nick Smith (BSU) dec. Charlie Alexander (UO) 3-2

Attendance 600 (est).