Broncos Fall in Road Tilt Against Bison

Jan. 18, 2015

FARGO, N.D. - The Boise State wrestling team fell on the road at North Dakota State Sunday, dropping its dual with the Bison at Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse, 30-12.

After forfeiting the opening match of the dual - at 149 pounds - the Broncos won back-to-back decisions to tie things up. Steven Hernandez knocked off Steven Keogh at 157 (11-5), and Chris Castillo posted a 7-3 win over Kurtis Julson.

No. 9 Hayden Zillmer pinned Xavier Callejas at 184 pounds in the ensuing match (1:25), and the Bison held onto the lead for the remainder of the dual.

Cody Dixon earned a 9-4 decision at 197 pounds over Thomas Petersen, and Michael Cook earned a 4-2 decision over Hunter Weber at 133 pounds.

Boise State forfeited a second match at 125.

The Broncos will return home for the first time in more than a month Friday (Jan. 23), hosting Arizona State at 7 p.m. in Taco Bell Arena. The dual will be part of Beauty and the Beast with the Boise State gymnastics team.

149: Clayton Ream (NDSU) forfeit
157: Steven Hernandez (BSU) dec. Steven Keogh (NDSU), 11-5
165: Chris Castillo (BSU) dec. Kurtis Julson (NDSU), 7-3
174: Kurtis Julson (NDSU) dec. Austin Dewey (BSU), 3-2
184: No. 9 Hayden Zillmer (NDSU) fall Xavier Callejas (BSU), 1:25
197: Cody Dixon (BSU) dec. Thomas Petersen (NDSU), 9-4
285: No. 14 Evan Knutson (NDSU) dec. Gabriel Gonzalez (BSU), 3-0
125: Joshua Rodriguez (NDSU) forfeit
133: Michael Cook (BSU) dec. Hunter Weber (NDSU), 4-2
141: Mitchell Bengtson (NDSU) fall Jared Johnshoy (BSU), 3:44

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