Wrestling downed by UVA, Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals

LHU wrestler Kyle Shoop wrestles in Friday's Virginia Duals meet.


The No. 14 LHU wrestling team opened the 2019 Virginia Duals yesterday with a pair losses, falling to Virginia and Oklahoma.

HAMPTON, Va. – The No. 14 Lock Haven University wrestling team opened the 2019 Virginia Duals with a pair of losses yesterday. The Bald Eagles fell to Virginia 32-12, before being downed by Oklahoma, 23-12.

Leading the way for Lock Haven Friday was fourth-ranked Chance Marsteller (New Park, Pa./Kennard-Dale), who went 2-0 at 165 pounds.

The two dual losses moved Lock Haven back to .500 (2-2) on the season in dual action. Today, on Day 2 of the Virginia Duals Tournament, LHU will compete in the seventh-place match.

The Bald Eagles opened the day with a loss to a tough Virginia side that featured three nationally-ranked wrestlers. With Lock Haven in a 9-0 hole after two bouts, Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) put LHU on the board in a big way with an upset-win at 141. Shoop turned in a tremendous effort that led to a dominating 9-4 decision over No. 16 Sam Krivus.

Marsteller took down Virginia’s Cam Coy, 4-3 (TB-1) and Jared Siegrist (Manheim, Pa./Manheim Central) rounded out the Lock Haven winners vs. UVA with a pin. Siegrist (174) pinned Robert Patrick at the 4:52 mark.

Lock Haven closed Day 1 in Hampton, Virginia with a loss to Oklahoma, 23-12. The Bald Eagles won three bouts including a win for Marsteller, as well as Luke Werner (Bethlehem, Pa./Liberty) and Austin Bell (Belle Vernon, Pa./Belle Vernon).

Werner put Lock Haven on the board quickly with a win by injury default at 125. Werner was leading when the bout was called, and the victory pushed LHU to an early 6-0 lead.

The Sooners posted a win at 133, and at 141, No. 8 Dom Demas edged out Shoop, 5-2 to tie the dual at 6-6.

Marsteller stopped the Oklahoma run with a solid 6-1 victory at 165 over Hayden Hansen.

Bell answered the call and jumped up to 184, and downed Kayne MacCallum, 3-2, thanks to a strong finish in the third.

The Bald Eagles will return to action today (Saturday, January 12) when they compete in the seventh-place match at the 2019 Virginia Duals. Lock Haven will take on winner of today’s afternoon match between Chattanooga and Kent State.

Virginia 32 – Lock Haven 12

125: #5 Jake Mueller (UVA) tech fall Luke Werner (LHU) 17-1

133: Louie (UVA) major dec. Dalton Rohrbaugh (LHU) 13-5

141: Kyle Shoop (LHU) dec. #16 Sam Krivus (UVA) 9-4

149: Michael Murphy (UVA) dec. Collin Glorioso (LHU) 3-1

157: Jake Keating (UVA) pinned Alex Klucker (LHU) 2:16

165: #4 Chance Marsteller (LHU) dec. Cam Coy (UVA) TB-1, 4-3

174: Jared Siegrist (LHU) pinned Robert Patrick (UVA) 4:52

184: Will Schany (UVA) major dec. Austin Bell (LHU) 12-2

197: #7 Jay Aiello (UVA) major dec. Blake Reynods (LHU) 11-2

285: Tyler Love (UVA) won by forfeit

Oklahoma 23 – Lock Haven 12

125: Luke Werner won by injury default Christian Moody (OU) 6:42

133: Tony Madrigal (OU) dec. Dalton Rohrbaugh (LHU) 9-3

141: #8 Dom Demas (OU) dec. Kyle Shoop (LHU) 5-2

149: Davion Jeffries (OU) dec. Collin Glorioso (LHU) 7-2

157: Justin Thomas (OU) dec. Alex Klucker (LHU) 4-3

165: #4 Chance Marsteller (LHU) dec. Hayden Hansen (OU) 6-1

174: Anthony Mantanona (OU) major dec. Jared Siegrist (LHU) 12-3

184: Austin Bell (LHU) dec. Kayne MacCallum (OU) 3-2

197: Jake Woodley (OU) major dec. Blake Reynolds (LHU) 15-7

285: Jacob Boyd (OU) dec. Parker McClellan (LHU) 8-2