No. 8 West Virginia vs. Clarion Friday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.

WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, W.Va.

No. 8 West Virginia Mountaineers (0-1, 0-0)
125 Ricky LaForge Fr. Oakland, N.J. 7-3
133 (NR/14) Brandon Lauer Fr. Highland, Md. 12-3
141 (17/15) Shane Cunanan Jr. Spokane, Wash. 13-5
149 (16/10) Billy Smith Jr. New Alexandria, Pa. 13-4
157 (8/8) Joe Carr Sr. Lexington, Ky. 15-1
165 (8/7)Tom McMath Jr. Sharpsville, Pa. 14-2
174 (8/6) Greg Jones Fr. Slickville, Pa. 14-1
184 Ryan Wilman Fr. Powder Springs, Ga. 11-7
197 Brent Miller Fr. Unionpolis, Ohio 8-5
HWT (NR/16) Ryan Kehler Sr. Klingerstown, Pa. 3-1

Coach: Craig Turnbull (191-139-6)
Clarion (0-0, 0-0)
125 Starlin Jiminez So. Brentwood, N.Y. 5-3
133 (7/5) Rad Martinez Jr. West Jordan, Utah 9-1
141 Jared Moss So. Sharon, Pa. 3-3
149 Dom Surra Sr. Kersey, Pa. 4-3
157 Jim Perry Jr. DuBois, Pa. 4-4
165 Jamie Durkin Fr. Lawrence, Ma. 2-4
Jason Robinette Fr. Grafton, Ohio 0-0
174 Ryan Pataky Fr. Houtzdale, Pa. 0-3
184 Marcus Surin Fr. Spring Valley, N.Y. 1-4
197 (16/19) Eric Mausser Jr. Sharon, Pa. 12-3
HWT (13/15) John Testa Jr. Newark, De. 11-3

Coach: Ken Nellis (25-32-2)

Mountaineers In The Polls

The West Virginia University wrestling team is ranked 8th in the nation according to the IntermatWrestle.com poll. Several Mountaineer wrestlers earned individual rankings by both IntermatWrestle.com and Amateur Wrestling News.

Name (Weight) Intermat.com/AWN
Brandon Lauer (133) .................. NR/14th
Shane Cunanan (141) .............. 17th/15th
Billy Smith (149) ..................... 16th/10th
Joe Carr (157) ............................. 8th/8th
Tom McMath (165) ...................... 8th/7th
Greg Jones (174) ......................... 8th/6th
Ryan Kehler (HWT) ................... NR/16th

Match Notes: The match will be the first EWL meeting for both teams this season and the first dual match of the season for Clarion ...
WVU owns a 13-3 all-time record against the Golden Eagles ...
Clarion won last years match 27-10 ...
current Mountaineers Joe Carr, Tom McMath and Ryan Kehler recorded wins in that match ...
the Mountaineers and the Golden Eagles had a champion at last weeks Las Vegas Invitational (CUs Rad Martinez and WVUs Tom McMath) ...
matches at 133 and heavyweight feature ranked wrestlers from both squads.


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