#16 Roughnecks Go 1-1 at Ranger Duals

#16 Roughnecks Go 1-1 at Ranger Duals


The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked 16th in the nation, went 1-1 at the Ranger Duals on Saturday, January 21 in Somers, Wisconsin.  The Roughnecks lost 19-13 to ninth-ranked Wisconsin-Parkside and came away with a 27-6 win over Minnesota State-Mankato.

Ben Sergent, the eighth-ranked wrestler in the 125-pound weight class, Nick Weisjahn and Mason True each tallied 2-0 records at the event to lead the team.

Sergent defeated Parkside's Jacob Papke by major decision, 11-1, and also claimed a 6-4 win over Mankato's David Demo.

Weisjahn claimed a 6-3 win over Parkside's Collin Crume and won 7-3 against Brian Reisenauer of Mankato in the 133-pound weight class.

Second-ranked Michael Lybarger went 1-1 in the 174-pound weight class with his only loss coming by and 8-6 decision against top-ranked Luke Rynish of Wisconsin-Parkside.

His 6-5 win over Mankato's Brendan Eichmann gives him 104 for his career, which ranks seventh all-time at UF.

Adam Walters, the sixth-ranked grappler in the 184-pound weight class, Jeremy Espinoza, Ashton Brown and Andrew Tumlin also finished with 1-1 records at the event.

#9 Wisconsin-Parkside 19, #16 Findlay 13

125 - Ben Sergent (Findlay) over Jacob Papke (Wisconsin-Parkside) Maj 11-1
133 - Nick Weisjahn (Findlay) over Collin Crume (Wisconsin-Parkside) Dec 6-3
141 - Arik Yde (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Chad Channel (Findlay) Dec 7-2
149 - Jeremy Espinoza (Findlay) over Aaron Heidersheid (Wisconsin-Parkside) Dec 10-3
157 - LaQuan Lunford (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Alex Betts (Findlay) Dec 2-1
165 - Mason True (Findlay) over Montrail Johnson (Wisconsin-Parkside) Dec 7-0
174 - Luke Rynish (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Michael Lybarger (Findlay) Dec 8-6
184 - Matt Gille (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Adam Walters (Findlay) Dec 8-1
197 - Davion Willis (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Ashton Brown (Findlay) Maj 13-3
285 - James Malechek (Wisconsin-Parkside) over Andrew Tumlin (Findlay) OT 4-2

#16 Findlay 27, Minnesota State-Mankato 6

125 - Ben Sergent (Findlay) over David Demo (Minnesota State Mankato) Dec 6-4
133 - Nick Weisjahn (Findlay) over Brian Reisenauer (Minnesota State Mankato) Dec 7-3
141 - Chris Andrews (Findlay) over Paul Norgren (Minnesota State Mankato) Maj 10-0
149 - Jesse Westphal (Minnesota State Mankato) over Jeremy Espinoza (Findlay) Dec 6-3
157 - Tel Todd (Minnesota State Mankato) over Alex Betts (Findlay) Dec 5-2
165 - Mason True (Findlay) over Tel Todd (Minnesota State Mankato) Maj 15-3
174 - Michael Lybarger (Findlay) over Brendan Eichmann (Minnesota State Mankato) Dec 6-5
184 - Adam Walters (Findlay) over Brandon Pederson (Minnesota State Mankato) Dec 10-4
197 - Ashton Brown (Findlay) over Derek Hahn (Minnesota State Mankato) Dec 6-2
285 - Andrew Tumlin (Findlay) over Mike Knutson (Minnesota State Mankato) Maj 10-1

The Roughnecks will hit the mat again on January 27 when they travel to West Liberty, West Virginia to face #14 West Liberty State at 7 pm.