February 19, 2014

WRESTLING | Red Tallies Two Wins, Falls to Minnesota

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By ANNA FASMAN

This weekend, the Cornell men’s wrestling team competed against Virginia Tech, Oklahoma and Minnesota in National Duals. While the Red was able to earn two consecutive victories, it fell to No. 1 Minnesota on Monday afternoon, 24-15, despite a hard fought match.

In its match against Virginia Tech, Cornell dominated, 34-0, not only securing a match against Oklahoma the next day, but also improving its record to 11-0. The Red was able to win its first seven matches by decision and ultimately swept the dual for the second time this season.

Brian Stern/Sun Staff PhotographerHigh Stakes | Senior Chris Villalonga avenged loss to Oklahoma NCAA champion, pulling out an overtime win to advance the Red in the weekend competition.

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