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No. 18 Pitt Wrestling Travels to Columbus for Match with No. 5 Ohio State




Nov. 16, 2012

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PITTSBURGH - The 18th-ranked Pitt wrestling team will return to action this Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. when they face No. 5 Ohio State in Columbus. The dual will be steamed lived online via Buckeye Vision.

The Panthers are coming off a narrow one-point loss at No. 13 Michigan. In the match, the Panthers (0-1) and Wolverines split the 10 dual matches with the difference in score coming from a UM major decision. On the day, Pitt got three wins in overtime from Shelton Mack (133), Tyler Wilps (165) and Matt Wilps (197) and a pair of decisions from Max Thomusseit (184) and Zac Thomusseit (285).      

The Buckeyes bring a strong lineup into the match with Pitt as nine of their 10 weight classes feature a wrestler ranked in the latest Amateur Wrestling News Poll. Pitt, which has a wrestler ranked at five weight classes by AWN, has a 10-11 all-time record against the Buckeyes, including a 22-9 setback last season at Fitzgerald Field House.  

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Probable Starters

No. 18 Pitt

125 - Godwin Nyama or Derrick Nelson

133 - No. 7 Shelton Mack

141 - Travis Shaffer

149 - Donnie Tasser or Ronnie Garbinsky

157 - Troy Reaghard

165 - No. 20 Tyler Wilps

174 - Nick Bonaccorsi or P.J.  Tasser

184 - Max Thomusseit

197 - No. 2 Matt Wilps

285 - No. 15 Zac Thomusseit or Mike Gregory

No. 5 Ohio State

125 - No. 8 Nikko Triggas

133 - No. 1 Logan Stieber or Kyle Visconti 

141 - Randy Languis or No. 4 Hunter Stieber

149 - Alex Gordon or No. 7 Cam Tessari

157 - No. 16 Josh Demas or TJ Rigel 

165 - Mark Martin 

174 - No. 2 Nick Heflin or Matthew O'Hara

184 - Kenny Courts 

197 - C.J. Magrum or No. 10 Andrew Campolattano

HWT - No. 19 Peter Capone

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