Long Day Ends in Loss to #12 Lake Erie

Long Day Ends in Loss to #12 Lake Erie

Painesville, OH – The University of Findlay wrestling team had a tall order on Saturday, Feb. 6 as they had two dual events, against top-15 opponents, in one day. The day began in Tiffin, Ohio where the Roughnecks, themselves ranked 14th in Division II, downed #13, Tiffin University. That match began at 1:00 p.m. and ended in a 24-17 victory. They had no rest as they then hopped on a bus and made the two and a half hour journey to Painesville, Ohio to take on #12, Lake Erie College. They lost that matchup by a 33-9 final.

Picking up wins in the bout against Lake Erie were sophomore Ryan Skonieczny, who won with a pin at the 2:48 mark, and junior Joey White, who won by a 3-0 decision.

Junior Nicholas Skonieczny was the closest match for Findlay that ended in a loss as he battled the #8 wrestler in DII at 165 pounds, Matthew Vandermeer, to a 1-0 decision.


125: Forrest Glogouski (LEC) over Mike Stewart (FIND) (Fall 2:15)

133: Austin Gillihan (LEC) over Schuyler Phillips (FIND) (Dec 4-2)

141: Ryan Skonieczny (FIND) over Ian Ross (LEC) (Fall 2:48)

149: Nick Boggs (LEC) over Doug Rojem (FIND) (Dec 5-0)

157: Joey White (FIND) over Hunter Turner (LEC) (Dec 7-4)

165: Mathew Vandermeer (LEC) over Nicholas Skonieczny (FIND) (Dec 1-0)

174: Nick Vandermeer (LEC) over Alonzo Turner (FIND) (Dec 10-8)

184: Tyler Hughes (LEC) over Randy Caris (FIND) (Dec 4-1) 197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) over Dalton Ishmal (FIND) (Fall 2:11)

285: Noah Hosking (LEC) over Gerald Beck (FIND) (Fall 1:45)

The Roughnecks will be back in action on Feb. 10 when they travel to Erie, PA to take on Mercyhurst.