BOISE STATE WRESTLERS WIN CORNELL BODY BAR TOURNAMENT

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            ITHICA, New York The Boise State University wrestling team won five of the 10 weight classes and scored 125 points to win the 11-team Cornell Body Bar Tournament on Saturday (Nov. 22).

            Brian Owen, Andrew Hochstrasser, Jason Chamberlain, Adam Hall and Kirk Smith all won their weight classes, while Cory Fish and Tyler Sherfey placed third in the 141 and 165 pounds weight classes, respectively.

            Owen won the 125-pound weight class with a 6-5 decision over Steve Mytch of Drexel. Hochstrasser was the winner at 133 pounds when he recorded a 7-3 decision over Dan Mitcheff of Kent State.  Chamberlain won a tight 4-3 decision over Matt Kyler of Army to capture the title at 149 pounds.  Hall double his score to hand Matt Moley of Bloomsburg an 8-4 defeat at 157 pounds.  Smith posted a major decision over Dustin Kilgore of Kent State for a 13-5 win in the 184-pound weight class.

            Sam Zylstra added an eighth top four individual finish when he placed fourth in the heavyweight division losing to Patrick Gilmore of Maryland in the consolation bracket.

            Kent State placed second in the team scoring with 115 points, while host Cornell was third with 91.5 points.

            The Broncos continue their trip to New York on Sunday (Nov. 23) when they face Edinboro, Clarion and Rutgers in dual matches in Binghamton.