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Sanderson closing in on mark

When Dan Gable wrestled at Iowa State, he won 100 straight matches, a record many considered untouchable until Cyclone Cael Sanderson came along.

Updated: January 10, 2001, 12:21 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

If you didn't know Cael Sanderson, it wouldn't come as a surprise that the Iowa State junior gets whipped around by his teammates every day in practice.

But if you knew Sanderson's story and realized that he's the one who will challenge Dan Gable's 100-match collegiate winning streak this weekend, your jaw would drop at the thought of anyone coming close to defeating him.

Yet that's what happens just about every day in the Iowa State wrestling room. Cyclones coach Bobby Douglas pits ...

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