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   Ferrum rolled out their first-ever varsity wrestling match on campus Wednesday night.  They took on Washington & Lee in a matchup of Virginia's only two Division III wrestling programs.  The Panthers club level program  was discontinued almost 25 years ago.  And Ferrum gets a big win over the Generals--riding three forfeits and two pins along with a  decision victory to win the dual...going away--by a score of 33-15.

 Paul Biggs (149 lbs) and Sean Murphy (157) sparked Ferrum College to a non-conference wrestling win with a pair of pins tonight at Swartz Gym.  Ferrum (1-0) picked up forfeit wins at 125, 133 and 141. The Generals (0-1) won decisions at 165, 174, and 285, and won at 197 on a disqualification.

 

Final Results:

125: Robert Cunningham (FC) win by forfeit
133: Justin Zimmerman (FC) win by forfeit
141: Jamie Carr (FC) win by forfeit
149: Paul Biggs (FC) pin Andrew Donchez (W&L) 0:55
157: Sean Murphy (FC) pin Dan Igel (W&L) 6:54
165: Mac Evarts (W&L) dec. Jordan Felion (FC) 9-5
174: Ron Tassoni (W&L) vs. Thomas Smith (FC) 7-3
184: Corbin Ramos (FC) dec. Zac Richey (W&L) 10-5
197: Bennett Lewis (W&L) win by DQ over Darreus McCrea (FC)
285: Grant Cokeley (W&L) dec. Tate Dulany (FC) 3-1 OT