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OU wrestling: Sooners stay at No. 19 in latest NWCA Coaches Poll

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Anthony Madrigal

Then-sophomore Tony Madrigal holds his opponent down during the match against Iowa State on Feb. 9, 2020.

Oklahoma stayed put at No. 19 in the new National Wrestling Coaches Association Coaches Poll released Tuesday, despite its loss to Arizona State Friday.

OU received 89 points after Friday’s home loss the No. 11 Sun Devils. The only other Big 12 teams ranked are Oklahoma State at No. 5 and Iowa State at No. 10.

Meanwhile, FloWrestling released its new individual rankings and six Sooners made the cut. Junior Dom Demas stayed at No. 6 at 141 pounds after defeating No. 23 Peter Lipari, 2-1 in overtime. Redshirt junior Anthony Mantanona dropped three spots to No. 9 at 174 pounds after being upset by unranked redshirt freshman Trey Munoz.

Junior Tony Madrigal dropped just one spot to No. 11 at 133 pounds after getting routed, 13-3, by No. 12 Michael McGee. Other Sooners ranked this week by FloWrestling include junior transfer Mitch Moore at No. 13 at 149 pounds, redshirt senior Justin Thomas at No. 13 at 157 pounds and redshirt junior Jake Woodley at No. 13 at 197 pounds.

Oklahoma looks to get into the win column against Bucknell and West Virginia on Sunday in Morgantown, West Virginia. 

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