GREENSBURG, Pa.-- The Lake Erie wrestling team picked up a win in their first dual meet of the season Wednesday (Nov. 20) with a 26-10 win over Seton Hill University.
Before the matches started, the Storm owned a 12-0 advantage due to forfeits by Seton Hill at 174 and 197-pounds.
Austin Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) started the dual off with a 10-6 decision over Andrew Schultz at 133-pounds. Dylan Kager followed up Gillihan's win by edging out Kevin Laubach, 4-3, at 141-pounds.
The Griffins picked up their first win of the night at 149-pounds when Laubach won in overtime over Justin Smith (Canal Fulton, Ohio/Northwest). Seton Hill picked up four points in the ensuing 157-pound match where Zach Voytek picked up a major decision over Nate Ball (Wadsworth, Ohio/Wadsworth).
Jacob Peasley (Oxford, Mich./Oxford) broke up the Griffins winning streak with a 15-3 major decision over Christian Bosco at 165-pounds. The Storm picked up their second straight major decision at 184-pounds with Tyler Tesny's (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio/Cuyahoga Falls) 11-1 win over Tyler Dombrowski.
Ryan Simonica picked up a 4-1 decision over the Storm's Brian Gelter (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) in the nights final bout at 285-pounds.
The Storm is back on the mat Saturday, hosting a quad meet with Ashland Univeristy, Alderson-Broaddus College and the University of Indianapolis.
125: No Contest133: Austin Gillihan (LEC) d. Andrew Schultz (SHU), 10-6
141: Dylan Kager (LEC) d. Kevin Laubach (SHU), 4-3
149: Kevin Laubach (SHU) d. Justin Smith (LEC), 5-3 (OT)
157: Zach Voytek (SHU) md. Nate Ball (LEC), 16-7
165: Jacob. Peasley (LEC) md. Christian Bosco (SHU), 15-3
174: Dylan Zivcic (LEC) wins by forfeit
184: Tyler Tesny (LEC) md. Tyler Dombrowski (SHU). 11-1
197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) wins by forfeit
285: Ryan Simonica (SHU) d. Brian Gelter (LEC), 4-1