Roughnecks Complete Ranger Duals on Saturday

Roughnecks Complete Ranger Duals on Saturday

The University of Findlay wrestling team went 0-3 at the 2014 Ranger Duals on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Kenosha, Wis.  The Roughnecks lost 31-10 to #3 St. Cloud State, fell 33-9 to #15 McKendree and lost 34-9 against Augustana.

Adam Walters, the #2-ranked wrestler in the nation in the 174-pound weight class, went 3-0 at the event for Findlay to lead the way. 

Walters scored an 8-4 win by decision over St. Cloud State's Clayton Jennissen to open the meet and then ended the meet with two straight pins.  He pinned McKendree's Cody Willis in 4:33 and dropped Augustana's Drake Fanslau in 1:20.

Bradley Metz also had a good day for the Roughnecks, finishing with a 2-1 record.  His big win at the meet came in the first match when he scored a major decision victory against #2-ranked Gaby Fogarty of St. Cloud State.

The Roughnecks will return to the mat on Jan. 24-25 at the Super Region II Duals in Newberry, S.C.

#3 Saint Cloud State 31, Findlay 10

125: Ben Sergent (F) def Tanner (SCSU), 7-6 decision
133: Zach Stewart (SCSU) def. Jarad VanVleet (F), 9-3 decision
141: SCSU wins by forfeit
149: Jay Hildreth (SCSU) def. Dalton Nicely (F), 12-2 major decision
157: Clint Polster (SCSU) def. Jordan Cowell (F), 12-0 major decision
165: Bradley Metz (F) def. Gabe Fogarty (SCSU), 10-2 major decision
174: Adam Walters (F) def. Clayton Jennissen (SCSU), 8-4 decision
184: Dylon Braun (SCSU) def. Alec Bissel (F), 16-2 major decision
197: Uthman Rabiu (SCSU) def. Gerald Beck (F), 11-1 major decision
285: Austin Gordan (SCSU) pin Luke Fleming (F), 3:29 

#15 McKendree 33, Findlay 9

125: Jose Torres (McK) def Ben Sergent (F), 5-4 decision
133: Brenden Murphy (McK) def Jarad VanVleet (F), 12-3 major decision
141: Ryan Strope (McK) win by forfeit
149: DaMonte Riley (McK) def Dalton Nicely (F), 14-8 decision
157: Jordan Cowell (F) def Francisco Ruiz (McK), 5-2 decision
165: Nicolas Haferkamp (McK) def Bradley Metz (F), 12-3 major decision
174: Adam Walters (F) pin Cody Willis (McK) 4:33
184: John Vogt (McK) pin Alec Bissell (F), 0:56
197: Julian Smith (McK) def Gerald Beck (F), 11-3 major decision
285: Ross Janney (McK) def Luke Fleming (F), 3-1 decision

Augustana 34, Findlay 9

125: TJ North (A) def Ben Sergent (F), 6-1 decision
133: Morgan Engbrecht (A) pinJarad VanVleet (F), 3:20
141: Jacob Anderson (A) wins by forfeit
149: Shawn Hatlestad (A) pin Dalton Nicely (F), 1:16
157: Bradyn Neises (A) def Jordan Cowell (F), 7-1 decision
165: Bradley Metz (F) def Tim Weber (A), 4-2 decision
174: Adam Walters (F) pin Drake Fanslau (A), 1:20
184: Sean Derry (A) def Alec Bissell (F), 18-6 major decision
197: Jayd Docken (A) def Gerald Beck (F), 8-5 decision
285: Michael Lowman (A) def Luke Fleming (F), 4-2 decision