Wrestling Defeats Penn in Dual Match
The Army West Point Wrestling team won seven of its ten dual matches Friday night at Gillis Field House, on the way to defeating Penn 27-9 in an EIWA affair.
"I thought certainly some bright spots for our team -- some guys with some big performances," said head coach Kevin Ward. "We did what we were supposed to do tonight.
With the action starting at 141 pounds, the scoreboard went Penn's (1-4, 0-1 EIWA) way to begin the night. No. 17 (FloWrestling) Doug Zapf scored a 7-5 decision over Corey Shie to give the Quakers an early 3-0 lead.
The tide would quickly shift towards Army (7-2, 2-0 EIWA), as the Black Knights reeled off five straight wins. P.J. Ogunsanya looked sharp, taking down Lucas Revano in an 8-1 decision. Firstie captain Lucas Weiland returned to the 157-pound spot and won a dominant 16-1 tech. fall over Jeremy Ridge.
No. 24 ranked Cael McCormick started strong and scored in all three periods -- winning a 7-2 decision over Jake Lizak. At 174 pounds, No. 24 Ben Harvey earned a bonus point victory with a 16-2 major over Neil Antrassian. Read more.