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Ferrum Wrestlers Win Three Duals on the Road

Blake Rosenbaum won three times today ay 174 pounds, posting a pair of pins and a 9-8 decision.
Blake Rosenbaum won three times today ay 174 pounds, posting a pair of pins and a 9-8 decision.


WESTMINSTER, Md. -- Ferrum College's men's wrestling team picked up three win this afternoon on the road at the McDaniel College Duals. The Panthers beat Wilkes University, Penn State Club and host McDaniel.

Ferrum 21, Wilkes 15
Ferrum 52, Penn State Club 0
Ferrum 24, McDaniel 18

Four wrestlers were unbeaten on the day, led by Collin Saunders (149) and Blake Rosenbaum (174), who both won three times. Rosenbaum was impressive in picking up two pins and a decision, while Saunders posted two major decisions and and a tech fall. Alveno Mathews (285) went 2-0 with a pair of decisions, while Tyrique Nolen went 1-0 at 285 with a major decision.

Jalen White (125), Levi Englman (133) Austin Smith (157), Christian Hite (165), Braden Homsey (184) and Antavian Leary (197) all went 2-1. Smith and Leary each had a pin and major decision, while White had a tech fall and a forfeit. The Panthers improve to 6-1 with today's sweep.

Ferrum def. Wilkes 21-15
125: Jalen White (FECO) over Nicholas Bauer (WILK) (TF 17-2 5:30)
133: Levi Englman (FECO) over Brock Horton (WILK) (Dec 7-4)
141: Tommy Stokes (WILK) over Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) (Dec 3-2)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Mason Madden-Edwards (WILK) (MD 11-2)
157: John Ritter (WILK) over Austin Smith (FECO) (Fall 3:42)
165: Cole Walters (WILK) over Christian Hite (FECO) (Dec 5-3)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Ashton Gyenizs (WILK) (Dec 9-8)
184: Braden Homsey (FECO) over Matthew Judge (WILK) (Dec 7-3)
197: Moustafa Almeky (WILK) over Antavian Leary (FECO) (Dec 5-4)
285: Alveno Matthews (FECO) over Shane O`Rourke (WILK) (Dec 7-3)

Ferrum def. Penn State (club) 52-0
125: Jalen White (FECO) over (PSC) (For.)
133: Levi Englman (FECO) over (PSC) (For.)
141: Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) over (PSC) (For.)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Mason Lindenmuth (PSC) (TF 16-1 5:12)
157: Austin Smith (FECO) over Luke Gardner (PSC) (Fall 1:44)
165: Christian Hite (FECO) over Mason Manville (PSC) (Dec 12-9)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Aarif Asif (PSC) (Fall 0:09)
184: Braden Homsey (FECO) over Mark Hall (PSC) (MD 12-2)
197: Antavian Leary (FECO) over Shakur Rasheed (PSC) (Fall 3:39)
285: Tyrique Nolen (FECO) over Alex Nicholas (PSC) (MD 14-5)

Ferrum def. McDaniel 24-18
125: Nicholas Malinowski (MCDA) over Jalen White (FECO) (Fall 3:35)
133: Neal Rinker (MCDA) over Levi Englman (FECO) (Dec 8-4)
141: Isaiah Edmond (MCDA) over Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) (Dec 3-2)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Jahmally Willie (MCDA) (MD 20-6)
157: Austin Smith (FECO) over Wade Bishop (MCDA) (MD 11-1)
165: Christian Hite (FECO) over Cole Nagle (MCDA) (Dec 3-1)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Garrett Vandervalk (MCDA) (Fall 1:21)
184: Ronald Wuest (MCDA) over Braden Homsey (FECO) (Fall 1:40)
197: Antavian Leary (FECO) over Jamie Rodriguez (MCDA) (MD 16-2)
285: Alveno Matthews (FECO) over Chris Hauffman (MCDA) (Dec 4-2)

"Great effort and fight out of the guys today. It's always good to come away with three wins, but I was especially excited about some adjustments our guys made from just one week ago. We are growing as a team. Now we focus on fixing mistakes and finals week. "

Yetzer's matmen will break for finals and be back in action Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 29-30, at the Citrus Invitational in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.