Seniors celebrated, WVU Tech falls to Fighting Scots

January 28, 2017

MONTGOMERY, West Virginia -- WVU Tech wrestling celebrated their seniors, Denis Robles, Terry Nance II, Colton Rowe and Giovane Lins, during the final home match of the season in the Baisi Athletic Center Saturday evening. The Golden Bears (3-5) dropped the dual to Ohio Valley University (5-0), 39-16.

Freshman Leland Swafford wrestled at 149 pounds and defeated Eli Stewart by major decision, 19-7. Junior Bryan Overton earned a fall at 2:32 over Zach Willard at 165 pounds.

The final Golden Bear to pick up points for the team was junior Casey Hogg who pinned Ben Willard at 285 pounds (4:57).

Nance dropped a hard-fought bout to Tyler Koreski by decision, 5-3.

The team has one more regular season event on the schedule for Sunday, February 5 when they travel to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for the John Reese Duals.

Ohio Valley University 39 WVU Tech 16
125 Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
133 Colton Nangle (Ohio Valley University) over Denis Robles Gomez (WVU Tech (W.Va.)
141 Maverick Meeks (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)
149 Leland Swafford (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) over Eli Stewart (Ohio Valley University) (MD 19-7)
157 Nikoloz Varazshvili (Ohio Valley University) over Jephte Paul (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) (Fall 0:00)
165 Bryan Overton (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) over Zach Willard (Ohio Valley University) (Fall 0:00)
174 Dalton George (Ohio Valley University) over Colton Rowe (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) (Fall 4:00)
184 Austin Antill (Ohio Valley University) over Will Van Hoose (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) (Fall 0:00)
197 Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley University) over Will Van Hoose (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) (Dec 10-4)
285 Casey Hogg (WVU Tech (W.Va.)) over Ben Willard (Ohio Valley University) (Fall 0:00)

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