Split at Millersville

January 30, 2016

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. --- The Alderson Broaddus University wrestling team split its matches with American International and Millersville Saturday afternoon.

The Battlers defeated American International 36-14 after they dropped its dual to Millersville 33-10 earlier in the day. AB is now 9-3 in dual matches this season.

In their first match vs. Millersville, AB dropped the first five matches to fall behind 21-0. Jacob Monn lost a tough decision 6-4 at 133 while Matt Harris lost 6-4 at 149 and Jason West fell 9-8 at 157.

AB rallied and won the next three matches to cut the lead to 21-10 with two matches to go. Keith Stednitz won the decision at 165 over Seth Decker 6-0 while Davis Solak won 10-3 at 174. Cody Spinks won the third of three straight for AB with a 23-9 major decision.

In the final two matches of the dual, Josiah Solak and Nick Nester were each pinned to close out the match for the Marauders.

In the second match, the Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 6-0 advantage after the Battlers forfeited the match at 125. Jacob Monn picked up a win at 133 as he pinned his opponent in 5:56 to knot the score at 6-6. Micah Powell dropped his match at 141 7-3 and AIC took a 9-6 lead.

The Battlers took a commanding lead when they won the next five matches and six of the final seven. Chris Brent recorded a decision 3-2 at 149 while West won a won at 157 and Stednitz recorded a pin at 165. Davis Solak got an injury default while Jonathan Sigley got the decision 8-2 at 184 and Nick Nester pinned his opponent in the third period to close out the match.

After today's split, the Battlers travel to Edinboro to compete in the Edinboro Open Saturday before closing out its final two dual matches with West Virginia Tech (Feb.9) and Ohio Valley (Feb.13) the following week.

Millersville 33, Alderson-Broaddus 10
125: Austin Camacci (Mill) win by Forfeit
133: Alex Baider (Mill) DEF. Jacob Monn (AB) - (6-4)
141: Tommy Nulty (Mill) DEF. Micah Powell (Pinfall 3:47)
149: Nick Haegele (Mill) DEF. Matt Harris (6-4)
157: D.J. Mele (Mill) DEF. Jason West (AB) (9-8)
165: Stednitz (AB) DEF. Seth Decker(Mill) (6-0)
174: Davis Solak (AB) DEF. Nick Mancini (Mill) (10-3)
184: Cody Spinks (AB) DEF. Kyle Narber (Mill) MD (23-9)
197: Colton Dull DEF. Josiah Solak (AB) (Pinfall 1:20)
285: David Wuestner (MILL) DEF Nick Nestner (AB) (Pinfall, 6:20, 7-0)

Alderson-Broaddus 36, American International, 14
125: Brian LaValley wins by forfeit
133: Jacob Monn (AB) def. Nick Kushner (Int'l) (Pinfall 5:56)
141: Scot Coleman (Int'l) DEF. Micah Powell (AB) (7-3)
149: Chris Brent (AB) def. Favian Willaims (Int'l) (3-2)
157: Jason West (AB) wins by forfeit
165: Keith Stednitz def. Christopher Hunter (Int'l) (Pinfall 1:52)
174: Davis Solak (AB) def. Michael Schulze (Int'l) (Schulze left with injury)
184: Jonathan Sigley (AB) def. Caleb Thompson(Int'l) (8-2)
197: Sheldon Rhoden (Int'l) def. Josiah Solak (AB) (Solak left with Injury)
285: Nick Nester (AB) Def. Soslan Khanitcaev (Int'l) (Pinfall 6:09)

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