#16 Roughnecks Fall at #8 Pitt-Johnstown

#16 Roughnecks Fall at #8 Pitt-Johnstown

The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked 16th in the nation, dropped their first dual match of the season by a score of 42-6 against #8 Pitt-Johnstown on Nov. 13 in Johnstown, Pa.

The Roughnecks forfeited four weight classes in the match and received victories from Jared VanVleet and Tyler Beck.

VanVleet won his 141-pound bout against Luke Palamides by a 6-5 decision while Beck also won by decision, 5-3 over Zak Newton at 197.

125 lbs.  #7 Dave Fogle (UPJ) won by forfeit
133 lbs.  Evan Link (UPJ) won by forfeit
141 lbs.  Jared VanVleet (UF) dec.  Luke Palamides (UPJ) 6-5
149 lbs.  Dave Cawley (UPJ) won by forfeit
157 lbs.  Sam Molina (UPJ) dec. Dalton Nicely (UF) 13-11 OT
165 lbs.  Gary Lantz (UPJ) fall Bradley Metz (UF) 2:51
174 lbs.  Nikos Garafola (UPJ) won by forfeit
184 lbs.  #2 Travis McKillop (UPJ) dec. Adam Walters (UF) 3-2
197 lbs.  Tyler Beck (UF) dec. Zak Newton (UPJ) 5-3
285 lbs.  #8 Josh Duplin (UPJ) fall Cody Hogston (UF) :32 

The Roughnecks will return to the mat again on Nov. 16 at the Eastern Michigan Duals in Ypsilanti, Mich.