#10 Roughnecks Crush #12 Lake Erie 39-7

#10 Roughnecks Crush #12 Lake Erie 39-7

The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked tenth in NCAA Division II, clobbered 12th-ranked Lake Erie College by a score of 39-7 on Feb. 4 in Croy Gymnasium.

The Roughnecks started the match with a forfeit victory at 125 before Devin Rogers claimed a 10-8 win at 133. Josh Wimer then pinned Zach Ruggles in 4:49 at 141 before Nick Goebel, the top-ranked wrestler in the nation at 149, defeated Nick Boggs, the second-ranked wrestler in the nation, by a score of 4-0.

James Wimer then scored a 5-2 victory at 157 and the Roughnecks picked up a forfeit win at 165. Bradley Metz then recorded the Roughnecks second pin of the night at 174 in 2:26. The Roughnecks would then lose the next two bouts before Luke Fleming closed the evening with a pin in 1:16 at 285.

#10 Findlay 39, #12 Lake Erie 7

125 – Schuyler Phillips wins by forfeit
133 – Devin Rogers (UF) dec. Andrew Lieb (LEC) 10-8
141 – Josh Wimer (UF) fall Zach Ruggles (LEC) 4:49
149 – #1 Nick Goebel (UF) dec. #2 Nick Boggs (LEC) 4-0
157 – James Wimer (UF) dec. Conner Nemac (LEC) 5-2
165 – Alonzo Turner (UF) wins by forfeit
174 – #5 Bradley Metz (UF) fall Sonny Lucas (LEC) 2:26
184 – #11 Tyler Hughes (LEC) dec. Charles Wells (UF) 8-2
197 – Evan Rosborough (LEC) maj. dec. Chancellor Sonnenberg (UF) 8-0
285 – Luke Fleming (UF) fall Zach Wood (LEC) 1:16

The Roughnecks will be back in action again on Feb. 10 when they host 11th-ranked Tiffin University at 7 p.m.