Dec. 14, 2005
C.P. Schlatter, Minnesota
SO, 157, Massillon, Ohio/St. Paris Graham
Schlatter won both matches last weekend as Minnesota improved to 7-0 with victories against Iowa State and Nebraska. On Friday against the Cyclones, Schlatter upset top-ranked Trent Paulson, 5-4, at 157 pounds. The sophomore's win gave the Golden Gophers a 7-4 lead en route to the 21-13 win against Iowa State. Paulson marked the highest ranked opponent a Minnesota wrestler had beaten in a dual meet in the past two seasons.
On Sunday against Nebraska, Schlatter gave the Golden Gophers a 16-4 halftime lead with a 12-5 decision against Chris Oliver. Schlatter is now 16-2 on the year with a perfect 7-0 record in dual meets.
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