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BRONCO WRESTLES EDGE CAL STATE FULLERTON, 17-15

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            BOISE, Idaho Trailing by one point with three matches remaining, Boise State University picked two straight wins from Andy Patrick and Cory Fish to put the Broncos in the lead for good in a 17-15 victory over Cal State Fullerton in Pac-10 Conference action Friday (Jan. 26) night.

            Patrick, listed seventh in this week’s national USA Today/Intermat rankings at heavyweight, posted a one-point (3-2) win over Wade Sauer before Fish recorded a 9-2 decision over Jamie Hernandez in the 125-pound weight class for a 17-12 Bronco lead.

            Cal State Fullerton’s T.J. Dillashaw handed Boise State’s Levi Jones a 6-1 defeat in the final match of the night at 133 pounds to make the final margin of victory for the Broncos two points.

            Boise State lost three of the first three matches to begin the league dual with 15th ranked Tyler Sherfey picking up the only win at 157-pounds, 14-1.

            The Broncos other two wins came in the 174 and 184 pound weight classes.  In a high scoring match at 174 pounds, Nate Lee posted a 23-10 win over Ryan Budd before Luke Smith recorded a 10-3 win over Scott Judd at 184 pounds.  Smith normally wrestles at the 165 pound weight class, but moved up two weights tonight due to an injury in the Bronco lineup.

            Boise State will now hit the road and travel Friday night to Oregon City, Oregon where the team will face Portland State University on Saturday (Jan. 27) at 1:00 p.m. (PT).  The Broncos finish their Saturday at 7:00 p.m. (PT) in another dual match at the University of Oregon.

            The road trip ends on Sunday (Jan. 28) at Oregon State University.

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

Boise State 17, Cal State Fullerton 15

141 Teddy Astorga (CSUF) dec. Jeff Newby (BSU) 6-2

149 Moran Atkinson (CSUF) dec. Cam Jones (BSU) 8-5

157 Tyler Sherfey (BSU) major dec. Paul Tice (CSUF) 14-1

165 Bryan Tice (CSUF) dec. Johnny Nunez (BSU) 6-4

174 Nate Lee (BSU) dec. Ryan Budd (CSUF) 23-10

184 Luke Smith (BSU) dec. Scott Judd (CSUF) 10-3

197 John Drake (CSUF) dec. Ryan Allen (BSU) 9-3

HWT Andy Patrick (BSU) dec. Wade Sauer (CSUF) 3-2

125 Cory Fish (BSU) dec. Jamie Hernandez (CSUF) 9-2

133 T.J. Dillashaw (CSUF) dec. Levi Jones (BSU) 6-1