The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked seventh nationally, fell 24-9 to second-ranked Notre Dame College on Saturday, Feb. 2 in Croy Gymnasium.
Junior Ben Sergent, ranked sixth nationally in the 125-pound weight class, came away with a 2-0 win over Johnny Papesh in the opening match before the Falcons claimed the next two bouts. Senior Jan Ulinski then tied the match at 6-6 with a 4-3 victory over James Jenkins at 149, but the Falcons controlled the rest of the match.
Second-ranked Adam Walters, a junior, was responsible for Findlay's other victory as he defeated Charles Mason by a score of 7-2 at 184.
The Roughnecks will be back at home for the final time this season on Feb. 8 when they host West Liberty State University at 7 p.m. in Croy Gymnasium.
#2 Notre Dame 24, #7 Findlay 9
125 – Ben Sergent (UF) dec. Johnny Papesh (NDC) 2-0
133 – Marty Carlson (NDC) dec. Nick Goebel (UF) 10-3
141 – Maurice Miller (NDC) dec. Joey White (UF) 3-2
149 – Jan Ulinski (UF) dec. James Jenkins (NDC) 4-3
157 – Jeff Pelton (NDC) maj. dec. Jordan Cowell (UF) 14-2
165 – Joey Davis (NDC) tech fall Alex Betts (UF) 26-10
174 – Eric Burgey (NDC) dec. Mason True (UF) 5-3
184 – Adam Walters (UF) dec. Charles Mason (NDC) 7-2
197 – Brandonn Johnson (NDC) maj. dec. Ashton Brown (UF) 10-1
285 – Orlando Scales (NDC) dec. Andrew Tumlin (UF) 6-4