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Cyclones to Host Boston University in Home Opener

Release: 11/10/2010
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AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State wrestling team is fresh off of a successful trip to Salem, Va. and is looking to continue its hot start in the Cyclones’ home opener against Boston University on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Iowa State will then host the Harold Nichols Open on Saturday at the Bergstrom Indoor Facility. The doors open at 9 a.m. and wrestling will begin at 10 a.m. Admission is $5 for kids 12 and under and $10 for adults.

Boston University
Thurs., Nov. 11 – 7 p.m.
Ames, Iowa – Hilton Coliseum
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Live video is available via the Clone Zone at

Harold Nichols Open

Sat., Nov. 13 – All day
Ames, Iowa – Bergstrom Indoor Facility

Cyclone Notebook
• Iowa State’s matchup with Boston University Thursday will be the 2010-11 home-opener for the Cyclones.
• The Cyclones are coming off of a road-trip to Salem, Va. in which they defeated two higher-ranked teams.
• Jerome Ward defeated Virginia Tech’s Chris Penny 6-4 to win the dual for Iowa State 17-16.
• Iowa State’s Jon Reader racked up two technical falls and two pins en route to a Hokie Open championship.
• Matt Gibson reeled off four straight victories on his way to his first tournament championship as a Cyclone.
• Chris Drouin defeated returning All-American of Chris Diaz of Virginia Tech by a score of 2-1 in the dual.
• Junior heavyweight Kyle Simonson kicked off a 23-19 victory over Kent State by pinning 13th ranked Brandon Barlow.
• Boston University is coached by former Iowa State two-time NCAA champion Carl Adams.

Iowa State vs. Boston University Notes

Iowa State leads in the all-time series against Boston University, 5-0
Iowa State last defeated Boston University Nov. 7, 2003 in Ames, Iowa, 22-14

Scouting Boston University

• The Terriers are 2-2 in dual competition. They defeated Bridgewater State and Southern Maine.  
• Boston University is coached by former Cyclone two-time national champion Carl Adams. Coach Adams won national titles for the Cyclones in 1971 and 1972.  
• 133-pounder Fred Santaite fell one match short of becoming an All-American at 125-pounds at the 2010 NCAA Championship.
• Santaite sent former national champion Troy Nickerson of Cornell to the bottom half of the bracket with a 2-1 victory.
• The junior from Upper Saddle, N.J. has posted a 4-0 record so far this season.
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