#14 Roughecks Defeat Ashland 17-16

#14 Roughecks Defeat Ashland 17-16

The 14th-ranked Roughneck wrestling team tied Ashland University 16-16 after ten matches on Feb. 3 in Croy Gymnasium, but came away with the victory due to tiebreaker scenarios.

Ryan Skonieczny claimed the first win for Findlay when he defeated Robert Mason by a score of 3-1 in the 141-pound weight class. Nick Goebel, the top-ranked wrestler in the nation at 149, then claimed a 10-2 major decision win against Brent Fickel before Joey White scored a 6-1 victory against Colton Ullman in the 157-pound weight class.

At 165, Nic Skonieczny scored a 5-2 win against Christian Price. The last win for the Roughnecks then came in the 184-pound weight class as Randy Caris defeated Brandon O'Neill 3-1.

#14 Findlay 17, Ashland 16*

125: Sebastian Vidika (AU) dec. Mike Stewart (UF), 7-6
133: Jerry Fenner (AU) dec. Devin Rogers (UF), 3-2
141: Ryan Skonieczny (UF) dec. Robert Mason (AU), 3-1
149: Nick Goebel (UF) maj. dec. Brent Fickel (AU), 10-2
157: Joey White (UF) dec. Colton Ullman (AU), 6-1
165: Nic Skonieczny (UF) dec. Christian Price (AU), 5-2
174: Jordan Murphy (AU) dec. Alonzo Turner (UF), 5-3
184: Randy Caris (UF) dec. Brandon O'Neill (AU) 3-1
197: Joseph Brandt (AU) maj. dec. Dalton Ishmael (UF), 13-5
285: Nigel Cross (AU) dec. Luke Fleming (UF), 3-2

*When two teams finish in a tie in a dual meet or a team-advancement tournament, the following criteria shall be applied to determine a


Greater number of victories.

Forfeits, defaults and disqualifications count toward total number of victories.

Combined total number of falls, forfeits, defaults and disqualifications. 3.15.3 Total match points scored only from decisions,

Major decisions and technical falls.

Total near fall points scored only from decisions, major decisions and technical falls.

Total takedowns scored only from decisions, major decisions and technical falls.

Least number of unsportsmanlike conduct calls.

First takedown scored of the dual meet.