Sophomore Joe Carr (Lexington, Ky.), ranked 12th in the nation, placed second at 157-lbs. and posted a 3-1 tournament mark to up his overall record to 18-4. Senior Sean Hage (Marietta, Ga.) also placed second at heavyweight after suffering his first loss of the season to Minnesota's Garrett Lowney. Hage is now 11-1 on the season and ranked fifth in the nation.
Senior Angelo Zegarelli (Deer Park, N.Y.) finished third at 125-lbs with a 3-1 record. Zegarelli is ranked 16th and is now 12-3 overall. Senior Richard Taylor (Milesburg, Pa.) placed fifth at 165 with a 3-2 mark upping his overall record to 12-3.
Senior Bob Patnesky (Canonsburg, Pa.), senior Martius Harding (Baltimore, Md.) and freshman Billy Smith (Greensburg, Pa.) all finished sixth. Patnesky, ranked 13th, is now 12-3. Harding wrestled for the first time this season, posting a 1-2 record. Smith, ranked 20th, went 2-1 at the tournament.
West Virginia (1-0) now faces EWL foe Bloomsburg, Friday, Jan. 7, at 8
p.m. at the WVU Shell Building
(**Please note that the time has been moved forward one hour.) The Mountaineers are 10-10 lifetime versus the Huskies.