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Wrestlers lose a close one, 19-17

Hawk Talk
Vince Turk scores two points for a takedown against Michigan’s Sal Profaci during a Big Ten dual meet Jan. 27 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Wolverines upset the Hawks, 19-17. (Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com)

Before the meet started, Iowa would be favored in five matches, Michigan in four with one a tossup.
That was before Michael Kemerer (157 pounds) was ruled out with an injury.
Spencer Lee (125) did his thing by crushing Drew Mattin, 15-0, to get a technical fall.
Spencer is so dominant on top that he can tilt most opponents on their back for a five count.
He did that three times.
“How about that Spencer Lee,” said head coach Tom Brands. “Bonus points were at a premium. We needed to be sharp, a lot sharper at 10 weights than we were but bonus points kept us in there.”
The tossup match was at 141 where Vince Turk scored a 13-11 decision in overtime.
I felt pretty good when Brandon Sorensen got a pin at 149 and Iowa led 14-4.
Alex Marinelli scored a 3-2 win at 165 and the Hawks led 17-7, but that was all the scoring for Iowa.
The Wolverines clinched the victory with a 6-5 decision at 197 and a 3-2 win at heavyweight.
The Hawks were ranked fifth at 197, the Wolverines 14th.
Sam Stoll fought hard at heavyweight, but lost to second-ranked Adam Coon.
“When you don’t do enough, bad things happen,” said coach Tom. “Regardless if it’s a team win or a team loss, that stands true in individual matches. We’ve got work to do. We have to shore up those weights we’ve been talking about.”