W&L Wrestling Drops Two Matches at McDaniel
WESTMINSTER, Md. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team opened competition in the Centennial Conference with a pair of matches at McDaniel College on Saturday.
The Generals fell to the United States Merchant Marine Academy by a score of 53-0, then dropped a 42-3 decision to McDaniel to fall to 0-8 overall and 0-2 in the conference.
Due to injury, W&L could not field a wrestler in any of the first three weight classes and the lone winner on the day for W&L was sophomore Zan Reed (Dallas, Texas / Highland Park), who posted a 10-6 win over McDaniel senior Scott Forrester in the 184-pound weight class.
Washington and Lee will return to action on Saturday when it hosts Johns Hopkins and NYU for a tri-match at 12:00 pm.
Merchant Marines 53, Washington and Lee 0
125: Costas Rerras (M) won by forfeit (0-6)
133: no match
141: Ian Niseley (M) won by forfeit (0-12)
149: Bernard Watson (M) pinned Matt Howell 4:34 (0-18)
157: Branden Yeik (M) tech. fell Josh Weldon 20-5 (3:21) (0-23)
165: Nic Watson (M) pinned Zac Richey 2:55 (0-29)
174: Josh Miller (M) pinned Ron Tassoni 0:38 (0-35)
184: Greg Potemken (M) pinned Zan Reed 3:49 (0-41)
197: Ricky Fisher (M) pinned Morgan Moskal 6:26 (0-47)
285: Joseph Kohout (M) pinned Connor Smithson 2:29 (0-53)
McDaniel 42, Washington and Lee 3
125: Eddie Miller (M) won by forfeit (0-6)
133: Ryan O'Boyle (M) won by forfeit (0-12)
141: Trey Mitchell (M) won by forfeit (0-18)
149: Mason Goretsas (M) maj. dec. Matt Howell 9-1 (0-22)
157: Josh Moore (M) maj. dec. Josh Weldon 16-5 (0-26)
165: Jacob Reik (M) dec. Zac Richey 8-6 (0-29)
174: Nick Cross (M) dec. Ron Tassoni 9-6 (0-32)
184: Zan Reed (W) dec. Scott Forrester 10-6 (3-32)
197: Ricky Tisinger (M) maj. dec. Morgan Moskal 15-2 (3-36)
285: Taylor Avino (M) pinned Connor Smithson 1:29 (0-42)