FAIRFAX, Va. — In its first dual match of the season, the Washington and Lee wrestling team lost at George Mason on Sunday, 31-9.
The Patriots (1-3) took the early lead at 125, but the Generals (0-1) pulled to within one (4-3) with first-year Tyler Kaelin's (Crestwood, Ky./Oldham County) 4-3 victory over sophomore Zachary Isenhour at 133.
The hosts earned decisions in the next three weight classes, but first-year Zac Richey (Swoope, Va./Buffalo Gap) pulled W&L within 10 (16-6) with a 4-3 decision over first-year Kenton Perez. After a win at 174 for the Patriots, sophomore Zan Reed (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) secured a 5-2 decision over sophomore D.J. Dwyer at 184.
George Mason won the final two weight classes by fall to secure the 31-9 victory.
The Generals return to competition on December 1 at the Ohio Northern Invitational.
125 - Rich Carroll-Lavorato (GMU) d. Adam Davis (W&L); MD 14-4 (4-0)
133 - Tyler Kaelin (W&L) d. Zachary Isenhour (GMU); 4-3 (4-3)
141 - Sahid Kargbo (GMU) d. H.T. Kotchinian (W&L); 7-3 (7-3)
149 - Greg Flournoy (GMU) d. Conor Duffey (W&L); 9-4 (10-3)
157 - Jaaziah Bethea (GMU) d. Dan Igel (W&L); Fall 1:54 (16-3)
165 - Zac Richey (W&L) d. Kenton Perez (GMU); 4-3 (16-6)
174 - Ryan Hembury (GMU) d. Ron Tassoni (W&L); 7-2 (19-6)
184 - Zan Reed (W&L) d. D.J. Dwyer (GMU); 5-2 (19-9)
197 - Matt Meadows (GMU) d. Connor Smithson (W&L); Fall 1:51 (25-9)
285 - Jake Kettler (GMU) d. Grant Cokeley (W&L); Fall 4:14 (31-9)
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