Roughnecks Complete GLIAC Championship

Roughnecks Complete GLIAC Championship

The University of Findlay wrestling team completed the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championship on Saturday, Feb. 1 in Croy Gymnasium with a 1-2 record.

The Roughnecks began the day with a 31-15 loss to GLIAC champion Lake Erie before dropping a 28-10 decision to #17 Ashland.  They then ended the day with a 27-15 win over Tiffin.

Individually, Ben Sergent earned first team all-conference honors with a 3-0 record, which included two pins.

Jordan Cowell and Bradley Metz earned second team all-conference honors by going 2-1 at the championship event.

Lake Erie's Kevin Hoogenboom took home honors as the Coach of the Year while Evan Rosborough of the Storm earned Freshman of the Year honors.

Ashland's Bryson Hall claimed the Most Outstanding Wrestler award and the Storm ended up winning the conference title with a 3-0 record.

The Roughnecks will be back on the mat again on Feb. 7 when they face Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Ind.

Results are listed below:

Lake Erie 31, Findlay 15
125 – Ben Sergent (UF) pinned Keanu Thompson (LE), 4:45
133 – Austin Gillihan (LE) dec. Jarad VanVleet (UF), 7-2
141 – Dylan Kager (LE) maj. dec. Nicholas Skonieczny (UF), 10-2
149 – Dalton Nicely (UF) pinned Nick Bloch (LE), 2:26
157 – Zak Vargo (LE) dec. Jordan Cowell (UF), 3-2
165 – Tyler Tesny (LE) dec. Bradley Metz (UF), 4-1
174 – Dylan Zivcic (LE) medical forfeit win
184 – Chevy Farris (LE) pinned Alec Bissel (UF), 0:56
197 – Evan Rosborough (LE) pinned Gerald Beck (UF), 1:07
285 – Luke Fleming (UF) dec. Robert Zappitelli (LE), 3-1

#17 Ashland 38, vs. Tiffin 7
125 – Johnny Maurice (AU) pinned Kyle Holliday (TU), 1:49
133 – Michael Labry (AU) pinned Adam Green (TU), 3:59
141 – Robert Mason (AU) pinned Tyler McCoy (TU), 4:20
149 – Mason Calvert (AU) maj. dec. Samphanh Viengmany (TU), 11-3
157 – Chase Boyd (TU) maj. dec. Patrick Kovacs (AU), 13-2
165 – Brenden Stanley (AU) dec. Jared Chamber (TU), 7-5
174 – Luke Cramer (AU) dec. Chris Baker (TU), 3-1
184 – Bryson Hall (AU) forfeit win
197 – Joe Brandt (AU) maj. dec. Kaleb Matchett (TU), 15-5
285 – Kevin Christman (TU) dec. Tyler Houska (AU), 5-0

#17 Ashland 28, Findlay 10
125 – Ben Sergent (UF) dec. Johnny Maurice (AU), 5-1
133 – Michael Labry (AU) tech fall Jarad VanVleet (UF), 18-3, 2:42
141 – Clarence Longley (AU) dec. Nicholas Skonieczny (UF), 2-0
149 – Brent Fickel (AU) dec. Dalton Nicely (UF), 6-0
157 – Jordan Cowell (UF) dec. J.J. Diven (AU), 9-4
165 – Bradley Metz (UF) maj. dec. Zebulan Beam (AU), 13-4
174 – Luke Cramer (AU) forfeit win
184 – Bryson Hall (AU) tech fall Alec Bissel (UF), 16-1
197 – Joe Brandt (AU) dec. Gerald Beck (UF), 7-4
285 – Tyler Houska (AU) dec. Luke Fleming (UF), 4-2

Lake Erie 33, Tiffin 15
125 – Keanu Thompson (LE) pinned Kyle Holliday (TU), 2:17
133 – Austin Gillihan (LE) tech fall Adam Green (TU), 15-0
141 – Dylan Kager (LE) maj. dec. Tyler McCoy (TU), 10-1
149 – Jett Hurt (TU) dec. Nick Bloch (LE), 11-6
157 – Zak Vargo (LE) maj. dec. Chase Boyd (TU), 8-0
165 – Tyler Tesny (LE) maj. dec. Jared Chamber (TU), 13-3
174 – Chris Baker (TU) won by forfeit
184 – Chevy Farris (LE) won by forfeit
197 – Evan Rosborough (LE) maj. dec. Kaleb Matchett (TU), 11-2
285 – Kevin Christman (TU) pinned Robert Zappitelli (LE), 0:18

Findlay 27, Tiffin 15
125 – Ben Sergent (UF) pinned Kyle Holliday (TU), 2:17
133 – Jarad VanVleet (UF) pinned Adam Green (TU), 2:10
141 – Nicholas Skonieczny (UF) dec. Kyle Ferguson (TU), 5-2
149 – Samphanh Viengmany (TU) dec. Dalton Nicely (UF), 7-5
157 – Jordan Cowell (UF) pinned Chase Boyd (TU), 2:00
165 – Bradley Metz (UF) dec. Jared Chamber (TU), 2-0
174 – Jett Hurt won by forfeit
184 – Christopher Baker (TU) dec. Alec Bissel (UF), 6-2
197 – Gerald Beck (UF) dec. Kaleb Matchett (TU), 3-1
285 – Kevin Christman (TU) dec. Luke Fleming (UF), 3-0

Lake Erie 19, #17 Ashland 18
125 – Keanu Thompson (LE) maj. dec. Johnny Maurice (AU), 13-2
133 – Michael Labry (AU) dec. Austin Gillihan (LE), 5-1
141 – Dylan Kager (LE) pinned Robert Mason (AU), 1:12
149 – Brent Fickel (AU) pinned Nick Bloch (LE), 0:53
157 – Zak Vargo (LE) dec. J.J. Diven (AU), 5-3
165 – Jake Piatt (AU) dec. Tyler Tesny (LE), 3-1
174 – Dylan Zivcic (LE) dec. Luke Cramer (AU), 5-1
184 – Bryson Hall (AU) dec. Chevy Farris (LE), 8-1
197 – Evan Rosborough (LE) dec. Joe Brandt (AU), 4-3
285 – Tyler Houska (AU) dec. Robert Zappitelli (LE), 4-0

2014 1st Team All-GLIAC

125 – Ben Sergent, Findlay
133 – Michael Labry, Ashland
141 – Dylan Kager, Lake Erie
149 – Brent Fickel, Ashland
157 – Zak Vargo, Lake Erie
165 – Tyler Tesny, Lake Erie
174 – Dylan Zivcic, Lake Erie
184 – Bryson Hall, Ashland
197 – Evan Rosborough, Lake Erie
285 – Kevin Christman, Tiffin

2014 2nd Team All-GLIAC

125 – Keanu Thompson, Lake Erie
133 – Austin Gillihan, Lake Erie
141 – Robert Mason, Ashland
149 – Samphanh Viengmany, Tiffin
157 – Jordan Cowell, Findlay
165 – Bradley Metz, Findlay
174 – Luke Cramer, Ashland
184 – Chevy Farris, Lake Erie
197 – Joe Brandt, Ashland
285 – Tyler Houska, Ashland

Coach of the Year – Kevin Hoogenboom, Lake Erie
Outstanding Wrestler – Bryson Hall, Ashland
Freshman of the Year – Evan Rosborough, Lake Erie