#18 Roughnecks Take Down #4 Ashland

#18 Roughnecks Take Down #4 Ashland

The University of Findlay wrestling program, ranked 18th in the nation, claimed a 23-18 win over fourth-ranked Ashland University on Feb. 7 in Croy Gymnasium.

The highlight of the night came when Armani Robinson scored a 3-2 win over top-ranked Luke Cramer at 197. Robinson gave Cramer his first loss of the season and helped propel the Roughnecks to victory.

Fifth-ranked Bradley Metz recorded a 17-1 technical fall victory over Chance Esmont at 184 right before Robinson's big win. Josh Wimer also picked up a pin at 149 against Dustin Marteney in 2:55.

Michael Stewart, Ryan Skonieczny and Gerald Beck also claimed victories in their respective weight classes.

#18 Findlay, #4 Ashland

125 – Sebastian Vidika (AU) dec. Zachary Collins (UF), 9-4
133 – Michael Stewart (UF) dec. Jerry Fenner (AU), 6-1
141 – Ryan Skonieczny (UF) dec. Justin Wilcox (AU), 7-2
149 – Josh Wimer (UF) pinned Dustin Marteney (AU), 2:55
157 – Carson Speelman (AU) forfeit win
165 – #10 Garrett Hall (AU) forfeit win
174 – #11 Christian Price (AU) dec. #12 Nate Vandermeer (UF), 7-2
184 – #5 Bradley Metz (UF) tech fall Chance Esmont (AU), 17-1
197 – Armani Robinson (UF) dec. #1 Luke Cramer (AU), 3-2
285 – Gearld Beck (UF) dec. Tristen Weirich (AU), 2-0

The Oilers will be back in action again on Saturday when they face Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio.