W&L Wrestling Falls to Ursinus and Defeats Muhlenberg

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team posted a 1-1 record in a tri-match on Saturday afternoon at Ursinus College.

W&L opened the day with a 41-3 loss to Ursinus and then posted a 36-9 win over Muhlenberg that featured just one contested match.

In the loss to Ursinus, the lone winner for W&L was sophomore Ron Tassoni (Media, Pa. / Haverford School), who posted a 6-3 win over Gnoleba Seri at 174 pounds.  Sophomore 285-pounder Grant Cokeley (Charleston, W.Va. / George Washington) had a close match before ultimately falling to Matan Peleg, 2-1.

In the Muhlenberg match, the Generals picked up six forfeit victories.  The lone match wrestled was at 149 pounds, where first-year Michael Rodgers (Allentown, Pa. / Allentown Central Catholic) dropped a 4-3 decision to Che Chengsupanimit.

Washington and Lee returns to action next Saturday as it participates in the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Ursinus.  Action begins at 10:00 am.

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Ursinus 41, Washington and Lee 3
125 - Christopher Donaldson (U) won by forfeit
133 - Keven Hoogheem (U) won by forfeit
141 - Alex Kramer d. Michael Rodgers, 8-0
149 - Derek Arnold (U) won by forfeit
157 - Richard Jasinski (U) d. Alex Niemann, 14-4
165 - Anthony Carlo (U) d. Mac Evarts, TF 6:35
174 - Ron Tassoni (WL) d. Gnoleba Seri, 6-3
184 - Daniel Manganaro (U) d. Zac Richey, 8-3
197 - Christian Psomas (U) d. Bennett Lewis, 11-0
285 - Matan Peleg (U) d. Grant Cokeley, 2-1

Washington and Lee 36, Muhlenberg 9
125 - Jaryd Flank (M) won by forfeit
133 – No match
141 – No match
149 - Che Chengsupanimit (M) d. Michael Rogers, 4-3
157 - Alex Niemann (WL) won by forfeit
165 - Mac Evarts (WL) won by forfeit
174 - Ron Tassoni (WL) by forfeit
184 - Zac Richey (WL) won by forfeit
197 - Bennett Lewis (WL) won by forfeit
285 - Grant Cokeley (WL) won by forfeit