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Wuest secures victory with pin

Tony Wuest (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Tony Wuest (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (4-0) 28, Southern Virginia 26
What:
Non-Conference wrestling match
When:
Saturday, Nov. 23
Where: Buena Vista, Va. – Knight Duals

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel had three pins to help record a 28-26 win over Southern Virginia at the Knight Duals.

THE LEADERS
• Tony Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) secured the match for the Green Terror with a 5-minute, 58-second fall at 197.
• Isaiah Fosque (Laurel, Del./Laurel) added a 1-minute, 58-second pin at 149.
• Michael Bromley (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) had a second-period pin at 174.

FOR THE FOES
• Nico Ramirez led the Knights with a 1-minute, 16-second pin at heavyweight.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) opened the match with a forfeit win at 125 for a 6-0 lead.
• Aaron Friedhof drew Southern Virginia within 6-5 with a 16-0 technical fall at 133.
•  Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) stretched the advantage back to 10-5 with a 13-3 win at 141 before Isaiah Fosque's fall at 149.
• A Morgan Peterson second-period pin at 157 and Matthew Mangus 5-1 win at 165 closed the margin to 16-14.
• After Michael Bromley's pin at 174, Matthew Rohrdanz responded with a pin in 2:08 at 184 to keep it a two-point margin.
• Tony Wuest's pin midway through the third period sealed the victory.

THE INSIDE STORY
McDaniel 28, Southern Virginia 26
125:
Nick Malinowski (M) won by forfeit; 133: Aaron Freidhof (S) tech. fell Steven Pabon 16-0 (4:46); 141: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) maj. dec. Aldair Moran 13-3; 149: Isaiah Fosque (M) pinned Matthew Rosson (S) 1:58; 157: Morgan Peterson (S) pinned Alexander LaVeck 3:58; 165: Matthew Mangus (S) dec. Cole Nagle 5-1; 174: Michael Bromley (M) pinned Gavin Blair 3:48; 184: Matthew Rohrdanz (S) pinned Gabe Dennis 2:08; 197: Tony Wuest (M) pinned Matt Speelman 5:58; HWT: Nico Ramirez (S) pinned Tristen Cook 1:16.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Petrofes Invitational hosted by Messiah on Dec. 6-7. Action begins at 9 a.m. on Friday.