Sooner wrestlers beat Arizona State

Sunday, January 25th 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Norman - 9th-ranked Oklahoma beat Number 13 Arizona State 22-to-18 in a wrestling dual in Norman.

Saturday's win improves the Sooners' record to 12-and-4 and extends their undefeated home record.

Oklahoma started with a 13-and-0 lead by snatching two major decisions and having one technical fall in the first three matches.

Rafael Maturino, E-K Waldhaus and Justin Dyer won their matches for the Sooners.

Maturino wrestled at 165 pounds and won by a major decision.

Waldhaus also had a major decision and only allowed his opponent one point.

Dyer won his match 18-to-0 with a technical fall.

Oklahoma lost the last two matches of the night.