University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Pitt-Johnstown Seal

vs. Seton Hill University - 02/06/13


No. 5 Wrestlers Down Griffins For 12th-Straight Win 
     02/06/13... (Results) The fifth-ranked Mountain Cat wrestling team raced out to a 13-0 lead with the help of a Dave Fogle (Summerhill, Pa.) pin at 133 lbs. on their way to coasting to their 12th straight dual meet win with a 38-9 victory over Seton Hill University, Wednesday night in the Sports Center.  Pitt-Johnstown, which recorded three falls in the match, is now 13-2.
     The Mountain Cats jumped on Seton Hill early.  Evan Link (Cresson, Pa.) won a 12-3 major decision over Steve Smith at 125 lbs., before NCAA eighth-ranked Fogle pinned Trey Constable at 3:47.
     A 6-2 decision by NCAA No. 6 and Super Region I No. 3 Dave Cawley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) over A.J. fisher, ranked sixth in the region, at 141 lbs. increased it to 13-0 Pitt-Johnstown.
     The Griffins got back in it and cut it to 13-9 with Region fourth-ranked Nick Nichols' fall over Tyler Chesney (Roaring Spring, Pa.) at 6:47, and a 4-3 decision by Brett Smith at 157 lbs.
     However, the Mountain Cats regained control with Keith Ryan's (Shirleysburg, Pa.) (165 lbs.) 4-0 shutout over Randall Wagner at 165 lbs. and cruised to their 12th consecutive victory.
     Gary Lantz (Delta, Pa.) scored a 12-1 major decision over Tyler Mohlenrich at 174 lbs,. and sixth-ranked Travis McKillop (Lower Burrell, Pa.) picked-up his team-leading ninth fall of the year at 2:41 over Dylan Bushby to extend the Mountain Cat lead to 26-9.
     Another fall, this time by Nikos Garafola (Greensburg, Pa.) (197 lbs.) over Tyler Dombroski at 4:25, built the lead to 32-9, before Josh Duplin's (Johnstown, Pa.) win by forfeit at 285 lbs. closed it out. 
     With the loss, Seton Hill dropped to 7-12.
The Mountain Cats wrap-up the dual meet season at home against Anderson (SC) University on Saturday, and Shippensburg University for Senior Night on Wednesday.  Both home matches will begin at 7 p.m. in the Sports Center.

125 - Evan Link (UPJ)  Major Decision  Steve Smith  12-3  4-0 UPJ
133 - #8 Dave Fogle (UPJ)  Fall  Trey Constable (SHU)  3:47  10-0 UPJ
141 -
#7 Dave Cawley (UPJ)  Decision  A.J. Fisher (SHU)  6-2  13-0 UPJ

149 - Nick Nichols (SHU)  Fall  Tyler Chesney (UPJ)  6:47  13-6 UPJ
157 - Brett Smith (SHU)  Decision  Joel Paolo (UPJ)  4-3  13-9 UPJ
165 - Keith Ryan (UPJ)  Decision  Randall Wagner (SHU)  4-0  16-9 UPJ
174 - Gary Lantz (UPJ)  Major Decision  Tyler Mohlenrich (SHU)  12-1  20-9 UPJ
184 - #6 Travis McKillop (UPJ)  Fall Dylan Bushby (SHU)  2:41  26-9 UPJ
197 - Nikos Garafola (UPJ)  Fall  Tyler Dombroski (SHU)  4:25  32-9 UPJ
HWT. - Josh Duplin (UPJ) Won By Forfeit  38-9 UPJ