Wrestling Hosts The Citadel Open on Sunday
Charleston, S.C. - The Citadel wrestling team will open their 2011-2012 season on Sunday at McAlister Field House when they host The Citadel Open. The event starts at 9 a.m. and runs all day. Admission for The Citadel Open is $5.
The tournament will once again feature freshman and sophomores from over 22 schools around the southeast that include Appalachian State, Chattanooga, Duke, Gardner Webb, Limestone and Newberry. Bulldog upperclassmen will be competing at the Hokie Open hosted by Virginia Tech on Sunday.
The Bulldogs will look to build off last season in which they finished with an overall record of 8-12 and a fourth-place finish at the Southern Conference Championships in March. The Citadel returns their seven starters from last season's line-up and welcomes 16 newcomers to the squad this season.
A recap and full results following the day's events will follow at the conclusion of action. For more information on Bulldog Wrestling, visit the official website of The Citadel Athletics at www.CitadelSports.com.
The Citadel Wrestle-off results
Prelim 125 Richard Alarcon Fall over Steven Cox
Prelim 125 Zak Thompson MD 9-1 over Steven Cox
Prelim 125 Aaron Hansen TF over Zak Thompson
Final 125 Richard Alarcon Fall over Aaron Hansen
Final 133 Weston Beck OT 3-1 over Kyle Casaletto
Final 141 Ugi Undrakhbayar DEC 5-1 over Jordan Dix
Prelim 149 David Ivashchenko DEC 10-6 over Blake Holt
Prelim 149 Sam McCauley DEC 11-7 over Blake Holt
Prelim 149 Shane Lee DEC 11-9 over Sam McCauley
Final 149 David Ivashchenko DEC 2-0 over Shane Lee
Prelim 157 Cory Burres DEC 2-0 over Daniel Bankemper
Final 157 Pierre Frazile Fall over Daniel Bankemper
Prelim 165 Vincent Bellaran DEC 4-2 over Zach Bennett
Prelim 165 Kenneth Radford DEC 7-2 over Vincent Bellaran
Prelim 165 Mike Harper MD 12-4 over Ben Connell
Prelim 165 Ben Connell Fall over Vincent Bellaran
Prelim 165 Ben Connell MD 8-0 over Zach Bennett
Final 165 Mike Harper DEC 6-4 Kenneth Radord
Final 174 Turtogtukh Luvsandorj MD 17-6 over Jared Hemmings
Final 184 Josh Tuck MD 17-6 over Jack Duane
Prelim 197 Luke Johnson MD 12-2 over Scott Edelson
Final 197 Kelby Smith SV 3-1 over Luke Johnson
Hwt No match