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Oklahoma scene: OU opens wrestling season Friday at home vs. Oklahoma City

The Sooners will begin as the No. 11-ranked team in the country. OU's Kendric Maples is ranked No. 1 at 141 pounds.
From Staff Reports Published: November 1, 2012

The Oklahoma wrestling team will open its regular season at 7 p.m. Friday against Oklahoma City University at McCasland Field House in Norman.

The No. 11 Sooners have five wrestlers who are ranked, including All-American Kendric Maples at 141 pounds. Maples is No. 1 at the weight.

Nick Lester is No. 9 at 149 pounds; brother Matt Lester is No. 12 at 157; Bubby Graham is No. 9 at 165; and Keldrick Hall is No. 20 at heavyweight.

Oklahoma City, which competes in the NAIA, has All-Americans in Mitchell Eichenauer at 184 pounds and Michael Brown at 197.

OU leads the series 6-0 against the Stars. Tickets are available at the field house or by calling in advance at (405) 325-2424.


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