Fighting Scots Win Opening Dual Against Lourdes University, 33-9

November 5, 2016

Sylvania, Ohio- Ohio Valley University wrestling team opened their season with a resounding victory on Saturday as they defeated Lourdes University.  The grapplers easily outdistanced their opponents by a team score of 33-9. 

The Scots received three pins in order of weight classes from the ten man lineup used by head coach Pat Sole.  It started with 145 pound senior Nicholoz Varazashvlvilli (Columbus, Ohio) pinned his Gray Wolves opponent Michael Andrzejewski at 6:09 into the match.   

Redshirt sophomore Dalton George (Williamstown, W.Va.) ended his match against Michael Andrzejewski at 5:31.  The fastest of the pins came from senior Marcus Miler (Lynchburg, Va.) who slammed his opponents back to the mat at 1:35. 

The Scots also received three decisions on the day with sophomore  144 pounder Levi Congleton (Belpre, Ohio) winnning by a score of 7-1,  senior Austin Antill (Fleming, Ohio) winning a close one with a decision of 6-5 and red shirt senior Ben Willard (Fort Myers, Fla.) with a close 2-1 decision.  Getting a walkover was sophomore Tyler Koreski (Parkersburg, W.Va.). 

The wrestlers have a quick turnaround as they will have a dual match at home on Tuesday against West Virginia University Tech at 7 PM at the Snyder Activity Center.

OVU 33 Lourdes University 9
125 Ray Porter (Lourdes University) over Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley University) (Dec 5-1)
133 Tyler Roberts (Lourdes University) over Colton Nangle (Ohio Valley University) (Dec 4-2)
141 Levi Congleton (Ohio Valley University) over Flynn Hamilton (Lourdes University) (Dec 7-1)
149 Garrett Carter (Lourdes University) over Eli Stewart (Ohio Valley University) (Dec 4-2)
157 Nikoloz Varazshvili (Ohio Valley University) over Michael Andrzejewski (Lourdes University) (Fall 6:09)
165 Dalton George (Ohio Valley University) over Ernesto Quintanilla (Lourdes University) (Fall 5:31)
174 Marcus Miller (Ohio Valley University) over Joshua Brown (Lourdes University) (Fall 1:35)
184 Austin Antill (Ohio Valley University) over Noah Nuno (Lourdes University) (Dec 6-5)
197 Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
285 Ben Willard (Ohio Valley University) over Andrew Hoskinson (Lourdes University) (Dec 2-1)

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