ThunderWolves show off refined roster at intrasquad scrimmage

In the 125-pound match, Nick Mamalis (top) establishes control over Tim Urenda during his 10-2 major decision win Nov. 9 in the CSU-Pueblo intrasquad scrimmage.  Mamalis' red team won 40-6.

PUEBLO, Colo. ( - Nov. 9, 2011) - CSU-Pueblo showed off its new look wrestling roster Wednesday in its annual intrasquad scrimmage as the "red team", stacked with many expected starters, earned a a 40-6 win.

The dual provided an opportunity for fans to see the first match by excited newcomers such as Jesse Hillhouse (Jr., Casper, Wyo.), the winner of last week's Northwest College Open who scored a 12-4 major decision win at 133 pounds over Larry Schmueser (Fr., Rifle, Colo.), as well as freshman 197-pounder Cody Johnson (Fr., Broken Arrow, Okla.), who scored a pin at 4:22 of returner Joe Giron (So., Arvada, Colo.).

Other exciting performances were turned in by expected starters Trevor Grant (So., Winnemucca, Nev.), who scored a pin of Jordan Lussier (RFr., Frederick, Colo.), Nick Stahler (Jr., Palmer, Alaska), who had a pin at just 2:02 in the first period, and Matt Addington (So., Florence, Colo.), who turned in an 18-3 technical fall win. 

The ThunderWolves won't return home to Massari until next month, when it opens its dual schedule against Northwest Kansas Tech on Dec. 1.

Intrasquad Scrimmage results
125: Nick Mamalis (Red) def. Tim Urenda (Blue), M-Dec. 10-2.
133: Jesse Hillhouse (Red) def. Larry Schmueser (Blue), M-Dec. 12-4.
141: Ryan Kirby (Red) def. Dustin Appelt (Blue), Fall 5:09.
149: Nick Stahler (Red) def. Josh Redmond (Blue), Fall 2:02.
157: Levi Jutila (Red) def. Jeff Walker (Blue), Dec. 11-4.
165: Zach Carleo (Blue) def. Cooper Hoag (Red), Dec. 10-5.
165: Matt Addington (Red) def. Jed Ferguson (Blue), T-Fall 18-3, 6:45.
165: Roland Hodge (Blue) def. Eric Newton (Red), Dec. 7-5.
174: Trevor Grant (Red) def. Jordan Lussier (Blue), Fall 3:33.
197: Cody Johnson (Red) def. Joe Giron (Blue), Fall: 4:22.