WVU Tech Wrestling Tops Ohio Valley, 31-13
February 5, 2016
MONTGOMERY, West Virginia — WVU Tech wrestling hosted Ohio Valley University in the Baisi Athletic Center for a redemption match-up Friday evening and succeeded. The Golden Bears defeated the Fighting Scots, 31-13 to boost their dual record to 4-12. Tech fell to OVU earlier this season (November 12), 27-15.
Tech took a quick 18-0 lead due to forfeit wins in the 125, 133 and 141 weight classes. Senior Conrad Lacey (157) picked up points for Tech with a 7-2 decision over Ohio Valley's Sam Phillips.
At 165, sophomore Corey Palmer won by decision over the Fighting Scots, 7-3. Junior Colton Rowe wrestled at 174 and grabbed the victory, 8-3 over Austin Anstill. Junior Terry Nance II scored a major decision (9-0) at 197 over his opponent, Tyler Koreski.
The Golden Bears will play host again when Alderson Broaddus University travels to the Baisi Athletic Center, Tuesday for a 6 p.m. start. Lacey will be celebrated by his team, fans and friends for Senior Night and Tech's last dual of the season.
WVUT 31 OVU 13
125 Tristan Bean (WVU Tech) over Unknown (For.) 6 0
133 Othniel Edmond (WVU Tech) over Unknown (For.) 12 0
141 Paul Gonzales (WVU Tech) over Unknown (For.) 18 0
149 Nick Varazashvlvilli (OVU) over Jephte Jeanpaul (WVU Tech) Maj. Dec. 18-8 18 4
157 Conrad Lacey (WVU Tech) over Sam Phillips (OVU) Dec. 7-2 21 4
165 Corey Palmer (WVU Tech) over Stewart Morris (OVU) Dec. 7-3 24 4
174 Colton Rowe (WVU Tech) over Austin Antill (OVU) Dec. 8-3 27 10
184 Zach Willard (OVU) over Unknown (For.) 27 10
197 Terry Nance (WVU Tech) over Tyler Koreski (OVU) Maj. Dec. 9-0 31 10
285 Dane Mills (OVU) over Jason Wainright (WVU Tech) Dec. 5-0 31 13
Team Score: 31 13
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