OVU Defeats Southern Virginia

November 3, 2015

Vienna, W. Va.—The Fighting Scots faced the Knights of Southern Virginia University on Tuesday held in the Snyder Activity Center. OVU defeated Southern Virginia 54-0. The Scots are 1-0 to start the 2015-2016 season.

OVU had all 10 wrestlers win all of their perspective matches. Anthony Tripke, Sam Phillips, and Tyler Koreski all were awarded with the win due to forfeits.

In the 133lbs. weight class, newbie Ryan Bennet defeated his opponent in a technical fall to give Ohio Valley an 11-0 lead over the Knights.

Maverick Meeks (141lbs.) defeated Fletcher in a close 11-7 victory. In the 157 lbs. weight class, Nicholoz Varazashvlvilli pinned his opponent early in the second round.

Williamstown native Dalton George (165lbs.) pinned Dawson at the buzzer to give Ohio Valley a 36-0 lead headed into the 174lbs. match. Austin Antill defeated his opponent in a regular decision giving Ohio Valley an even larger lead over the Knights.

Ben Willard (184lbs.) took a 12-0 lead and pinned his opponent 56 seconds into the second round. Heavyweight Dane Mills dominated his opponent as he pinned his 1:14 into the first round.

OVU will be back in action on Thursday November 12th at 6:30PM against West Virginia University Tech.

Ohio Valley University 54 Southern Virginia University 0

125 Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
133 Ryan Bennett (Ohio Valley University) over Jayson Cody (Southern Virginia University) (TF 16-1 0:00)
141 Maverick Meeks (Ohio Valley University) over Christopher Fletcher (Southern Virginia University) (MD 11-2)
149 Sam Phillips (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
157 Nikoloz Varazshvili (Ohio Valley University) over Zach Davidson (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 1:50)
165 Dalton George (Ohio Valley University) over Michael Dawson (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 1:50)
174 Austin Antill (Ohio Valley University) over Johnathan Barajas (Southern Virginia University) (Dec 6-2)
184 Ben Willard (Ohio Valley University) over Logan Dollins (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 4:00)
197 Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
285 Dane Mills (Ohio Valley University) over Ruben Mendez (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 1:43)

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