Feb 14, 2009
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) went 3-0 with a pair of pins to lead McDaniel to a 1-2 showing in a Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling quad meet at home on Saturday.
The Green Terror (9-15, 3-5 CC) opened the day with a 25-13 loss to Ursinus before falling to Muhlenberg, 27-20. McDaniel finished the conference slate with a 25-12 victory over Washington and Lee.
Glotfelty recorded pins in his first two bouts, dowing Fernando Jones (Ursinus) in 2:08 before taking down Nicholas Pallotta (Muhlenberg) at the 1:12 mark.
Against the Generals’ John Christopher, Glotfelty took a major decision, 10-0.
The Bears (10-4, 5-2 CC) jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the match behind a trio of decision wins.
Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) broke up the shutout with a 9-5 win at 149. Zach Hetrick (Hanover, Pa./South Western) notched the only other win of the match for McDaniel with a 10-2 major decision victory.
The Mules (6-6, 4-3 CC) won the first four bouts to open an 18-0 lead on the Green Terror before Lowe and Hetrick posted back-to-back wins to pull the hosts within 18-10. Lowe won 14-5 at 157 before Hetrick recorded a 2-minute, 16-second pin at 165.
A Justin Fitch decision and Matthew Horn pin secured the match for Muhlenberg before William Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) won 11-0 at 197 and Glotfelty capped the match with his 31st win of the season.
After Samuel Campbell got a takedown in the final second of the first sudden victory period to stake the Generals (4-9, 1-6 CC) to a 6-0 lead, Lowe notched a second-period technical fall to pull the Green Terror with 6-5.
Justin Welch and David Dennis stretched the lead back to 12-5 with victories but McDaniel won the final five bouts.
Hetrick completed a 3-0 day with a 9-5 win while Courtney Nightengale (Sublette, Kan./Cimmaron) won by the same score at 174.
Ferris Bond (Gaithersburg, Md./Northwest) won 12-3 at 184 and Yeo notched a final-period pin to go 2-0 on the day.
McDaniel returns to action on Saturday, hosting the CC Championships. Action begins at 10 a.m.
Ursinus 25, McDaniel 13
125: Alex Blank (U) dec. Sean Ensign 8-2; 133: Stephen Kingsland (U) dec. Peter Caruso 9-2; 141: James Bloom (U) dec. Sean McGarry 11-6; 149: Brent Lowe (M) dec. Connor McCormick 9-5; 157: Christopher Springer (U) maj. dec. Matt Peters 13-4; 165: Zach Hetrick (M) maj. dec. John Whitman 10-2; 174: Benjamin Finelli (U) dec. Courtney Nightengale 3-0; 184: Nate Murran (U) dec. Ryan Deiter 6-4; 197: Conor McNamara (U) pinned Joe Camlin 2:59; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) pinned Fernando Jones 2:08.
Muhlenberg 27, McDaniel 20
125: Ryan Hoffman (Mu) dec. Sean Ensign 8-2; 133: William Hall (Mu) pinned Tim Hall 4:07; 141: Kevin Homan (Mu) dec. Sean McGarry 8-5; 149: Robert Kein (Mu) pinned Tom Boehm 6:57; 157: Brent Lowe (Mc) maj. dec. Keith Swanson 14-5; 165: Zach Hetrick (Mc) pinned Ken Ludwig 2:16; 174: Justin Fitch (Mu) dec. Courtney Nightengale 6-1; 184: Matthew Horn (Mu) pinned Ryan Deiter 5:40; 197: William Yeo (Mc) maj. dec. William Sholty 11-0; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (Mc) pinned Nicholas Pallotta 1:12.
McDaniel 25, Washington and Lee 12
125: Ben Ersing (W) dec. Sean Ensign 10-4; 133: Samuel Campbell (W) dec. Peter Caruso 2-0 (SV1); 141: Justin Welch (W) dec. Sean McGarry 9-6; 149: Brent Lowe (M) tech. fell Keith Jaworski 18-2 (4:42); 157: David Dennis (W) dec. Matt Peters 7-3; 165: Zach Hetrick (M) dec. Robert Terrin 9-5; 174: Courtney Nightengale (M) dec. Jonathan Brown 9-5; 184: Ferris Bond (M) maj. dec. Richard Knack 12-3; 197: William Yeo (M) pinned Zak Colangelo 5:10; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) maj. dec. John Christopher 10-0.