University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Pitt-Johnstown Seal

vs. Gannon University - 02/01/12

ATH11_320_LantzG_TNo. 8 Wrestlers Take Care of Gannon, 33-6
     02/01/12... (Box Score) After dropping the first bout of the night, the eighth-ranked Mountain Cat wrestlers won eight of the final nine matches, including a pin by eighth-ranked Gary Lantz (Delta, Pa.) at 184 lbs. in a 33-6 over Gannon University, Wednesday night in the Sports Center.
     Matt Turek opend the match with a 5-1 win over Dave Fogle (Summerhill, Pa.), but the  Mountain Cats responded with major decision wins by third-ranked Ryan Link (Cresson, Pa.) at 133 lbs., and fifth-ranked Jack Bachman (Greensburg, Pa.) at 141 lbs.  Link defeated Adam Weinell, 13-2, and Bachman dealt Scott Bulzan a 12-1 loss to put the Mountain Cats up 8-3.
     The Golden Knights cut it ot 8-6 with fifth-ranked Ethan Swope's 11-4 decision over Tyler Chesney (Roaring Spring, Pa.) at 149 lbs., but Zach Lundgren (DuBois, Pa.) responded for Pitt-Johnstown by handing Sean Floor 13-4 major decision loss to increase the lead to 12-6.
     That win spark a streak of six straight wins to lead the Mountain Cats to the victory.
     At 165 lbs., Logan Shirey (Fairmont City, Pa.) earned a 5-4 decision over Buddy Blotzer, before Travis Mckillop (Lower Burrell, Pa.) scored a 6-2 win over 2010 National Qualifier Bret Terry at 174 lbs.
     Pitt-Johnstown then sealed the win when Lantz pinned Keith Stoerr at 1:18 to make it 24-6 with just two bouts remaining. 

     The Mountain Cats travel to Seton Hill University on Tuesday, before celebrating Senior Night against Anderson (S.C.) University on Saturday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in the Sports Center.

125 - Matt Turek (GU)  Decision  Dave Fogle (UPJ)  5-1  3-0 GU
133 - #3 Ryan Link (UPJ)  Major Decision  Adam Weinell (GU)  13-2  4-3 UPJ 
141 - #5 Jack Bachman (UPJ)  Major Decision  Scott Bulzan (GU)  12-1  8-3 UPJ 
149 - #5 Ethan Swope (GU)  Decision  Tyler Chesney (UPJ)  11-4  8-6 UPJ 
157 - Zach Lundgren (UPJ)  Major Decision  Buddy Blotzer (GU)  14-3  12-6 UPJ 
165 - Logan Shirey (UPJ)  Decision  Buddy blotzer (GU)  5-4  15-6 UPJ
174 - Travis McKillop (UPJ)  Decision  Bret Terry (GU)  6-2  18-6 UPJ
184 - #8 Gary Lantz (UPJ)  Fall  Keith Stoerr (GU)  1:18  24-6 UPJ 
197 - Jon Moore (UPJ)  Decision  Chris Boyd (GU)  3-0  27-6 UPJ 
HWT.Josh Krupa (UPJ)  Injury Default  Chaz Lear (GU)  33-6 UPJ