Wrestling Defeats SVU, Falls to Liberty in Tri-Meet

February 3, 2016

BUENA VISTA, Virginia After competing in a tri-meet hosted by NCAA DIII Southern Virginia University, WVU Tech wrestling now has a record of 3-12 by defeating SVU (41-15) and falling to Liberty University (31-18) Wednesday evening.

At 125 pounds, sophomore Tristan Bean was undefeated on the night, winning by forfeit before defeating Liberty's Dell Ngonga, 7-4. Fellow classmate Othniel Edmond (133) was also undefeated by forfeit versus the host school and scoring a fall over Liberty's Brian DiCesare (3:20).

Senior Conrad Lacey (157) went 2-0, earning a technical fall (15-0, 0:00) over SVU's Travis Trahan and a fall over Jacob Brooks (1:42). Junior Terry Nance II (197) was perfect on the mat during the tri-meet as well, taking two victories home for Tech with a fall over the host school's Caleb West (3:57) and an 8-4 decision over the Flames' Eric Porch.

Now the Golden Bears will gear up to host their final two duals of the season, Friday versus Ohio Valley University and Tuesday versus Alderson Broaddus University, before heading to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Tournament to be held in State College, Pennsylvania

WVU Tech 41 Southern Virginia University 15
125 Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Unknown (For.)
133 Othniel Edmond (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Unknown (For.)
141 Christopher Fletcher (Southern Virginia University) over Robert Pritt (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) (Dec 8-5)
149 Jayson Cody (Southern Virginia University) over Unknown (For.)
157 Conrad LAcey (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Travis Trahan (Southern Virginia University) (TF 15-0 0:00)
165 Corey Palmer (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Unknown (For.)
174 Colton Rowe (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Jared Watts (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 3:48)
184 Nathan Rogers (Southern Virginia University) over Unknown (For.)
197 Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over Caleb West (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 3:57)
285 Jon Boarman (West Virginia Tech (W.Va.)) over James David Drasbek (Southern Virginia University) (Fall 2:34)

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