West Virginia Wrestling

No. 19 Mountaineers Finish 1-2 at Northeast Duals

November 15, 2015

TROY, N.Y. - The No. 19 West Virginia University wrestling team had a 1-2 showing at the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals in Troy, New York, on Sunday. The Mountaineers picked up a 19-13 win over Buffalo while suffering a 21-12 setback to No. 3 Michigan and a 23-9 loss to Oregon State.

No. 16/18 Dylan Cottrell went 3-0 on the day while No. 3/4 Zeke Moisey, No. 8 Jacob A. Smith, Bubba Scheffel posted 2-1 records. Cottrell improved to 6-0 on the season, while Moisey and Smith improved their marks to 5-1 in their respective weight classes.

The Mountaineers started the day against the No. 3 Wolverines, with Moisey taking a 6-4 decision over No. 5 Conor Youtsey at 125 pounds. Youtsey was called for unsportsmanlike conduct after the final whistle, costing Michigan a team point to put the score at 3-(-1). The Wolverines earned decisions at 133 and 141 pounds before taking a major decision at 149 to lead 9-3. Cottrell scored a win by fall in the first period of his bout with Myles Amine at 157 pounds, tying the score at 9-9. Ross Renzi lost a tough 3-1 decision to No. 18 Garrett Sutton at 165 before VonEgidy won a 9-7 decision against No. 11 Davonta Mahomes at 174 pounds, knotting the score at 12-12. However, the Wolverines won a pair of decisions to close out the match to earn the 21-12 triumph.

Moisey started WVU with a win against Buffalo, picking up a 5-3 decision over Kyle Akins at 125. The Bulls won three straight weights to take a 10-3 advantage heading into the 157-pound bout. Cottrell again stopped the WVU skid with a 12-3 major decision over Timothy Schaefer to cut the deficit to three, down 10-7. Tim Wheeling won a 7-3 decision over Tyler Rill at 165 pounds to tie the match 10-10 before VonEgidy won a 7-5 decision over Muhamed McBryde at 174 as the Mountaineers took a 13-10 advantage.

In the final match of the day, Moisey fell in a 3-2 decision to Ronnie Rios at 125. Oregon State picked up wins at 133, 141 and 149 to take a 13-0 lead. Cottrell finished the day unblemished with an 8-4 decision over the Beaversí Abraham Rodriguez, cutting WVUís deficit to 13-3. The Mountaineers bounced back after a pair of setbacks with decisions from Scheffel (184) over Corey Griego (3-2) and Jacob A. Smith over Cody Crawford (4-2). The No. 20-ranked Beavers finished the match with a 23-9 victory.

West Virginia returns to action Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Joe Parisi Open in St. Charles, Missouri.

No. 3 Michigan 21, No. 19 West Virginia 12
125: Zeke Moisey (West Virginia) over No. 5 Conor Youtsey (Michigan) (Dec 6-4)
133: Rosario Bruno (Michigan) over Cory Stainbrook (West Virginia) (Dec 6-4)
141: George Fisher (Michigan) over Anthony DeAngelo (West Virginia) (Dec 11-5)
149: Alec Pantaleo (Michigan) over Jake S. Smith (West Virginia) (MD 18-5)
157: Dylan Cottrell (West Virginia) over Myles Amine (Michigan) (Fall 2:40)
165: Garrett Sutton (Michigan) over Ross Renzi (West Virginia) (SV-1 3-1)
174: Parker VonEgidy (West Virginia) over Davonte Mahomes (Michigan) (Dec 9-7)
184: Domenic Abounader (Michigan) over Bubba Scheffel (West Virginia) (Dec 5-1)
197: Maxwell Huntley (Michigan) over Jacob A. Smith (West Virginia) (Dec 5-3)
285: Adam Coon (Michigan) over A.J. Vizcarrondo (West Virginia) (Dec 3-0)

No. 19 West Virginia 19, Buffalo 13
125: Zeke Moisey (West Virginia) over Kyle Akins (Buffalo) (Dec 5-3)
133: Bryan Lantry (Buffalo) over Cory Stainbrook (West Virginia) (Dec 10-4)
141: Brandon Lapi (Buffalo) over Anthony DeAngelo (West Virginia) (TB-1 3-1)
149: Colt Cotten (Buffalo) over Jake S. Smith (West Virginia) (MD 11-1)
157: Dylan Cottrell (West Virginia) over Timothy Schaefer (Buffalo) (MD 12-3)
165: Timothy Wheeling (West Virginia) over Tyler Rill (Buffalo) (Dec 7-3)
174: Parker VonEgidy (West Virginia) over Muhamed McBryde (Buffalo) (Dec 7-5)
184: Bubba Scheffel (West Virginia) over Joe Ariola (Buffalo) (SV-1 7-5)
197: Jacob A. Smith (West Virginia) over James Benjamin (Buffalo) (Dec 9-8)
285: Jake Gunning (Buffalo) over A.J. Vizcarrondo (West Virginia) (Dec 4-2)

No. 20 Oregon State 23, No. 19 West Virginia 9
125 Ronnie Rios (Oregon State) over Zeke Moisey (West Virginia) (Dec 3-2)
133 Joey Palmer (Oregon State) over Cory Stainbrook (West Virginia) (Dec 6-2)
141 Jack Hathaway (Oregon State) over Anthony DeAngelo (West Virginia) (Dec 4-2)
149 Joey Delgado (Oregon State) over Jake S. Smith (West Virginia) (MD 12-2)
157 Dylan Cottrell (West Virginia) over Abraham Rodriquez (Oregon State) (Dec 8-4)
165 Seth Thomas (Oregon State) over Ross Renzi (West Virginia) (Dec 6-5)
174 Tyler Chay (Oregon State) over Parker VonEgidy (West Virginia) (Dec 4-3)
184 Bubba Scheffel (West Virginia) over Corey Griego (Oregon State) (Dec 3-2)
197 Jacob A. Smith (West Virginia) over Cody Crawford (Oregon State) (Dec 4-2)
285 Amarveer Dhesi (Oregon State) over A.J. Vizcarrondo (West Virginia) (MD 14-5)


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