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Panthers Pick Up 41-12 Mat Win Over Southern Virginia

Malik Barr posted a 7=5 decision at 157 pounds.
Malik Barr posted a 7=5 decision at 157 pounds.

BUENA VISTA, Va. – Ferrum College picked up a men's wrestling win tonight on the road over Southern Virginia University, winning 41-12 at Knight Sports Arena.

#22 Ferrum (10-2)
Southern Virginia (5-20)

Christian Hite (165) and Tyrique Nolen (285) posted pins to lead the Panthers to the road win. Caden Dalton (149) and Braden Homsey (184) posted technical falls, while Levi Englman (133) won by major decision. Keaton Gomez (174) and Quigley Whitaker (197) each recorded a pin for the Knights.

125: Jalen White (FECO) win by forfeit
133: Levi Englman (FECO) major dec. over Aaron Freidhof (SVU) 8-0
141: Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) win by forfeit
149: Caden Dalton (FECO) tech fall over Easton Whitaker (SVU) 16-0
157: Malik Barr (FECO) dec. Morgan Peterson (SVU) 7-5
165: Christian Hite (FECO) pinned Kyle York (SVU) 1:59
174: Keaton Gomez (SVU) pinned Jesse Carter (FECO) 4:46
184: Braden Homsey (FECO) tech fall over Kyle Bookwalter (SVU) 16-0
197: Quigley Whitaker (SVU) pinned Pablo Zanistanavicius (FECO) 1:34
285: Tyrique Nolen (FECO) pinned Alex Brunner (SVU) 4:25

"Guys wrestled very well tonight. I thought we had great energy and effort. Sometimes it's hard to get up for a mid-week match, especially with eight freshman in the lineup, but they did a great job. Friday will be another test for us as we look to turn around some individual losses against Averett, especially at 125 and 141." --Head Coach Nate Yetzer

Coach Nate Yetzer's team will be back in action Friday, Feb. 1, at Averett University. The dual meet is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start in Danville, Virginia.