GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Head wrestling coach Andy Lausier picked up his first dual win at Davidson as the Wildcats defeated Greensboro on the road Tuesday night, 41-9.
The Wildcats pulled away from the Pride with a four pins on the night. Sophomore's Hunter Costa at 165-pounds and Noah Satterfield in the 174-pound class each earned their first career falls, while heavyweight Will Cooley and 184-pounder Conor Fenn picked up career pins number 7 and 6, respectively.
After a sluggish start, dropping their first three matches with hard-fought decision setbacks, the 'Cats were aided by a pair of forfeits before Costa went to work on Greenboro's Ryan Dominique, pinning him in 2:07. Davidson rolled from there, winning the final seven matches overall. Senior Konner Pritchard earned a technical fall victory with a 16-1 advantage after 3:33.
Davidson returns to the mat Sunday, Nov. 19 at the Wolfpack Open hosted by North Carolina State.
125: Gabriel Wilson (GC) dec. over Michael McClelland (DC), 8-5
133: Christopher Haskin (GC) dec. over Zamir Ode (DC), 3-2
141: Zachary Rainess (GC) dec. over Dustin Runzo (DC), 3-2
149: Aidan Conroy (DC) winner by forfeit
157: Tony Palumbo (DC) winner by forfeit
165: Hunter Costa (DC) fall over Ryan Dominique (GC), 2:07
174: Noah Satterfield (DC) fall over Quaevon Cannon (GC), 4:03
184: Conor Fenn (DC) fall over Tyron Dudley (GC), 2:50
197: Konner Pritchard (DC) tech. fall over Carlos Ortega (GC), 16-1 (3:33)
HWT: Will Cooley (DC) fall over Nicholas Harper (GC), 4:50