University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Pitt-Johnstown Seal

at #6 University of Findlay (OH) - 12/01/12

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No. 11 Wrestlers Fall 22-12 at #6 Findlay
     12/01/12...Gary Lantz's (Delta, Pa.) pin at 174 lbs. got the 11th-ranked Mountain Cat wrestlers to within one point of tying the match, but sixth-ranked University of Findlay (OH) won the final three bouts to pull away and deal Pitt-Johnstown a 22-12 road loss on Saturday.  The Mountain Cats are now 1-2.
     Findlay got a 6-0 win by #2 Ben Sergeant over Evan Link (Cresson, Pa.) at 125 lbs. to start the match, before Glenn Winslow (Patton, Pa.) evened the score at three with a 10-4 win over Shane Troyer at 133 lbs.
     After a close loss at 141 lbs., the Mountain Cats answered to tie it again with a 4-3 win by All-American Jack Bachman (Greensburg, Pa.) at 149 lbs.
     However, the Roughnecks took the lead with a decision victory at 157 lbs. and never gave it up.
     Top-ranked Mason True scored a 16-8 major decision over Keith Ryan (Shirleysburg, Pa.) at 165 lbs. to increase it to 13-6, before Lantz pinned Alec Bissel at :35 to get Pitt-Johnstown to one at 13-12.
     However, No.-1 ranked Adam Walters won a 5-2 decision over Travis McKillop (Lower Burrell, Pa.) in the 184 lb. bout, and Ashton Brown defeated Sean O'Connell (Farmington, CT), 6-2 to increase it to 19-12 and seal the win.
     Findlay, which improved to 2-0, closed out the match and set the final at 22-12 with seventh-ranked Andrew Tumlin's 5-3 decision over Josh Duplin (Johnstown, Pa.) at 285 lbs.
     The Mountain Cats will make their 2012-13 home debut on Tuesday against No. 20 East Stroudsburg University at 7 p.m. in the Sports Center, before celebrating Coach Pecora's 500th career win on Saturday prior to taking on Ohio Valley (WV) University Saturday at 7 p.m.

#11 PITT-JOHNSTOWN AT #6 FINDLAY
FINDLAY  22         PITT-JOHNSTOWN  12
125 - #2 Ben Sergeant (UF)   Decision  Evan Link (UPJ)  6-0  3-0 UF
133 - Glenn Winslow (UPJ) Decision  Shane Troyer (UF)  Decision   10-4  3-3 TIE
141 - Joey White (UF)  Decision  Dave Cawley (UPJ)  3-1   6-3 UF
149 - Jack Bachman (UPJ)  Decision  Jan Ulinski (UF)  4-3  6-6 TIE
157 - Jordan Cowell (UF)  Decision  Joel Paolo (UPJ)  8-6  9-6 UF
165 - #1 Mason True (UF)  Major Decision  Keith Ryan (UPJ)  16-8  13-6 UF
174 - Gary Lantz (UPJ)  Fall  Alec Bissel  :35  13-12 UF
184 - #1 Adam Walters (UF)  Decision  Travis McKillop (UPJ)  5-2  16-12 UF
197 - Ashton Brown (UF)  Decision  Sean O'Connell (UPJ)  6-2  19-12 UF
HWT. -  #7 Andrew Tumlin (UF)  Decision  Josh Duplin (UPJ)  5-3  22-12 UF