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No. 17 Panthers Face Lock Haven in EWL Contest




Jan. 24, 2013

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PITTSBURGH – The 17th-ranked Pitt wrestling team (6-4, 2-1 EWL) returns to the mats on Saturday, Jan. 26, when it faces EWL rival Lock Haven at Thomas Field House. The match, which begins at 7 p.m., will be streamed live online via the Lock Haven website free of cost to all wrestling fans.

The Panthers are coming off a 26-14 loss at No. 2 Oklahoma State. Picking up victories over the Cowboys were Shelton Mack, Travis Shaffer and Matt Wilps. Shaffer and Wilps earned bonus points for Pitt recording wins by technical fall and a fall, respectively.

Lock Haven (5-3, 1-1 EWL) is coming off a road loss to EWL foe Edinboro. Prior to the loss at EU, the Eagles had won three consecutive duals, including wins over Eastern Michigan and Davidson at the Pitt Duals. For the season, LHU has been led by sophomore 165-pounder Aaron McKinney who leads the team with 23 wins. Junior 184-pounder Fred Garcia and redshirt freshman 141-pounder Dan Neff each have 20 wins on the season for the Eagles.

Probable Starters

No. 17 Pitt

125 – Derrick Nelson or Godwin Nyama

133 – No. 15 Shelton Mack


 

 

141 – Travis Shaffer

149 – Ronnie Garbinsky

157 - Donnie Tasser or Troy Reaghard

165 – No. 13 Tyler Wilps

174 – Nick Bonaccorsi or No. 20 P.J. Tasser

184 – No. 13 Max Thomusseit

197 – No. 2 Matt Wilps

285 – No. 7 Zac Thomusseit or Mike Gregory

Lock Haven

125 – Bobby Rehm

133 – Matt Bryer

141 – Dan Neff

149 – Mac Maldarelli

157 – Aaron Fry

165 – Aaron McKinney

174 – Tyler Wood

184 – Fred Garcia

197 – Phil Sprenkle

285 – Harry Turner

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