University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Pitt-Johnstown Seal

at Millersville University - 01/05/13


No. 12 Wrestlers Down Millersville, 28-19
     01/05/13... (Results) Dave Fogle (Summerhill, Pa.), Keith Ryan (Shirleysburg, Pa.), and Travis McKillop (Lower Burrell, Pa.) all won by fall to help the 12th-ranked Mountain Cat wretlers erasse four-point deficit midway through the match in a 28-19 victory at Millersville University on Saturday.  Pitt-Johnstown improved to 4-2.
     A 9-0 win by Samuel Oberlander at 125 lbs. to open the match put Millersville up 4-0, but the Mountain Cats quickly opened-up a 9-4 advantage.  Eighth-ranked Fogle (133 lbs.) build a 10-0 lead after two periods, before pinning Kyle Loeb at 6:26, and Dave Cawley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) shutout David Charles, 7-0 at 141 lbs.
     The Mauraders regained the lead, with wins at 149 lbs. and 157 lbs.  Joshua Ruppert pinned Jack Bachman (Greensburg, Pa.) at 2:51, and Zac Wawrzyniak-Bush scored a 5-3 decision over Joel Paolo (Weirton, WV) to put Millersville in front 13-9.
     However, the Mountain Cats responded in a big way by winning four of the final five matches, including a Ryan pin over Austin Wenzlaff at 1:26 in the next bout that put Pitt-Johnstown in the leaad for good.
     Gary Lantz (Delta, Pa.) then earned a 14-1 major decision over Zach Pincus at 174 lbs., and eighth-ranked McKillop (184 lbs.) followed by pinning Tyler Hoover at 1:47 to increase the lead to 25-13.
     Nikos Garafola (Greensburg, Pa.) pushed it out to 28-13 with a 9-5 win at 197 lbs., before Millersville's Bradley Ladd pinned Josh Duplin (Johnstown, Pa.) (285 lbs.) at :37 to set the final at 28-19. 
     With the loss, Millersville dropped to 0-2 on the season.
     The Mountain Cats return home to host Lake Erie (OH) College on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Sports Center, before traveling to Gannon University on January 15.

125 - Samuel Oberlander (MU)  Major Decision  Felipe Arias (UPJ)  9-0  4-0 MU
133 - #8 Dave Fogle (UPJ)  Fall  Kyle Loeb (MU)  6:26  6-4 UPJ
141 - Dave Cawley (UPJ)   Decision  David Charles (MU)  7-0  9-4 UPJ
149 - Joshua Ruppert (MU)  Fall  Jack Bachman (UPJ)  2:51  10-9 MU
157 - Zac Wawrzyniak-Bush  Decision  Joel Paolo (UPJ)  5-3  13-9 MU
165 - Keith Ryan (UPJ)  Fall  Austin Wenzlaff (MU)  1:26  15-13 UPJ
174 - Gary Lantz (UPJ)  Major Decision  Zach Pincus (MU)  14-1  19-13 UPJ
184 - #8 Travis McKillop (UPJ)  Fall  Tyler Hoover (MU)  1:47  25-13 UPJ
197 - Nikos Garafola  (UPJ)  Decision  Daniel Cox (MU)  9-5  28-13 UPJ
HWT.Bradley Ladd (MU)  Fall  Josh Duplin (UPJ)  :37  28-19 UPJ