PHOENIX, Ariz.--CSU Bakersfield split a pair of wrestling duals Saturday at Grand Canyon University.

The Roadrunners dropped the opener, 29-10, to Arizona State in the PAC-12 opener for both schools. Tyler Iwamura (R-Sr., 125, San Diego, Calif., Santa Fe Christian HS), Ian Nickell (R-Fr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS), and Timmy Box (R-Fr., 141 Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS) earned the CSUB victories.

The Roadrunners earned a 25-10 victory over the host Lopers. Grand Canyon is ranked No. 5 in the current Division II Top 20 poll.  Winning for CSUB were Box (141), Jake Briggs (R-So., 149, Fair Oaks, Calif., Boise State), Adam Fierro (So., 157, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS), David Meza (R-Fr., 165, Fullerton, Calif., Buena Park HS), Andrew Balch (R-Sr., 174, Clovis, Calif., Buchanan HS), Iwamura (125), and Nickell (133).

Iwamura (9-0), and Box (8-0) remain undefeated on the year. Nickell is now 11-1.

CSUB travels to the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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