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Wuest records first-period pin in win

Ronnie Wuest (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ronnie Wuest (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (9-4) 41, New England College (1-6) 11
What:
Non-Conference wrestling action
When:
Saturday, Jan. 12
Where: Williamsport, Pa. – Mid-Winter Classic

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won the final seven bouts to top New England College 41-11 in the third round of the Mid-Winter Classic.

THE LEADERS
Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) led the Green Terror with a 2-minute, 50-second fall at 184.
Cole Nagle (Highlands Lake, N.J./Vernon Twp.) added a 2-minute, 20-second fall.
Chris Hauffman (Westminter, Md./Westminster) capped a trio of fall with a 48-second pin at heavyweight.

FOR THE FOES
• Jordyn Rowe won by fall in 5:33 at 141.
• Diego Santiago notched a 22-6 win to open the match at 125.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) sandwiched a 6-3 win at 133 between the wins by Diego Santiago at 125 and Jordyn Rowe at 141.
• Trailing 11-3, Skyler Minutelli (Sparrows Point, Md./Sparrows Point) and Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) added back-to-back forfeit wins to take a 15-11 lead.
Garrett Vandervalk (Westminster, Md./Westminster) added a 20-4 win between the falls from Cole Nagle at 165 and Ronnie Wuest at 184 to stretch the lead to 32-11.
Quinton Lyons (Severn, Md./Meade) won 9-7 in extra time at 197 before Chris Hauffman wrapped up the match with his second pin of the day.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Diego Santiago (N) tech. fell Robert Kaminski 22-6; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) dec. Chris DeRosa 6-3; 141: Jordyn Rowe (N) pinned Isaiah Edmond 5:33; 149: Skyler Minutelli (M) won by forfeit; 157: Wade Bishop (M) won by forfeit; 165: Cole Nagle (M) pinned Gianni Oyadomari 2:20; 174: Garrett Vandervalk (M) tech. fell Hunter Nelson 20-4; 184: Ronnie Wuest (M) pinned Mike Tanguay 2:50; 197: Quinton Lyons (M) dec. Teyler Hiestand 9-7 (SV1); HWT: Chris Hauffman (M) pinned Frances Bowan 0:48.

NEXT UP
McDaniel concludes the day against No. 18 NYU.