The University of Findlay wrestling team held their annual Findlay Open on Nov. 17 in the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex. James Wimer led the Roughnecks with a fifth place finish in the 157-pound weight class.
Wimer went 5-1 on the day and scored three major decision wins. He won his fifth place match by rule against Gannon's George McGuire.
Josh Wimer finished the day with a 5-1 record and took sixth place in the 149-pound weight class. He advanced to the fifth place match with a 4-0 win over Indianapolis' Dawson Combest before losing by rule to Lake Erie's John Siemasz.
Nate Vandermeer took sixth place in the 174-pound with class with a 5-1 record while Ryan Skonieczny took eight at 141 with a 3-2 mark. Vandermeer won four straight matches in the consolation bracket before losing by rule to Ashland's Christian Price while Skonieczny reached the consolation semifinals with an 11-5 victory over Notre Dame's David Bavery before losing by fall to Indiana Tech's Matt Miller.
The Roughnecks will be back in action again on Dec. 2 at the Wisconsin Open.