Penn State DuBois Wrestlers claim titles at PSUAC /USCAA National Wrestling Invitational

Penn State DuBois Wrestlers claim titles at PSUAC /USCAA National Wrestling Invitational

PSU DuBois Team Champions.

Penn State DuBois Wrestlers claim titles at PSUAC /USCAA National Wrestling Invitational

State College, Pa. Feb. 14th  - Through the 2015-16 Penn State University Athletic Conference and United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Wrestling Invitational, the Penn State DuBois wrestling team took home both the PSUAC as well as the USCAA Championship titles by dominating the competition, Sunday afternoon, in Rec Hall.

DuBois, with 174 total points, took first over WVU Tech, who compiled 148.5 points, The Apprentice School was 3rd with 129 pts, and Alfred State claimed 4th place with 108 pts.  Penn State Mont Alto was the closest finisher in the PSUAC standings, finishing in sixth with 60 points.

PSUD coaches Dave Hoare and Joe Shield put 7 wrestlers into the championship final, claiming 5 titles and 2 runners-up. Two other PSUD wrestlers placed 4th and 2 placed 5th to wrap up the scoring for DuBois.  Champions included; Garret Brown (133lbs), Devin Joiner (141lbs), Ty Haines (149lbs), Jake Himes (157), and Bryce Hanley (285lbs). Placing second were John Prentice (165lbs) and Dennis Lumadue (184lbs).  Overall PSUD wrestlers were very aggressive picking up 14 Falls and 2 Technical falls in the tournament.

This is the first year that PSUD has claimed the USCAA championship, overcoming past champions Apprentice School and WVU Tech for the title.  DuBois has won the PSUAC title 4 of the past 5 years.

Championship bout results:

125  lbs   1st  Ty Boyd  -  Apprentice   Dec  7-4  Ryan Thierman  -  Alfred State          

                3rd  Denis Robles-Gomes  -  WVU Tech  WB Fall  Brett Himes  -  PSU DuBois                                               

                5th  Ethan Livernash  -  Alfred State  Forfeit   Ben Doll  -  Penn College

133 lbs    1st  Garrett Brown  -  PSU DuBois  Dec 7-5 OT  Aaron Bright  -  Apprentice

                 3rd  Othneil Edmond  -  WVU Tech  WB Fall  Jacob Michael  -  Apprentice

                 5th Paul Gonzales  -  WVU Tech Dec 6-4  Michael Boyle  -  Alfred State

141 lbs   1st  Devin Joiner  -  PSU DuBois WB TF 16-1  Mike Perdomo  -  PSU Fayette

                3rd JB Holden  -  PSU Mont Alto  Dec 4-0  Robert Pritt  -  WVU Tech

               5th   Austin Parker  -  Alfred State

149 lbs   1st  Ty Haines  -  PSU DuBois  Dec 10-4  Alex Gallagher  -  PSU Mont Alto

                3rd  Mason Replogle  -  Penn College  WB Fall  Pedro Tavares  -  PSU Fayette

                5th Jephte Juan Paul – WVU Tech  WB Fall  Chris Hercules  -  Apprentice

157 lbs   1st  Jake Himes  -  PSU DuBois WB TF 18-0  Ethan Kenney  -  PSU Fayette

                3rd  Conrad Lacey – WVU Tech  Dec 3-1  Tanner Leid  -  Penn College

                5th  Robert Saunders  -  Apprentice  WB TF Tim Abbot  -  Williamson Trade

165 lbs   1st  Clay Kocsis  -  PSU Mont Alto  Dec 8-2  John Prentice  -  PSU DuBois

                3rd  Konner Kramer  -  Alfred State  Dec 15-6  Chad Simmons  -  Apprentice

                5th  Joe Knarr  -  PSU DuBois  Forfeit  Jared Adam  -  PSU Mont Alto

174  lbs  1st  George VanValen  -  Alfred State  Dec 3-1  Colton Rowe  -  WVU Tech

                3rd  Dan Frankenfield  -  Penn College  Dec 7-1  Deontay Wadley  -  PSU DuBois

                5th  Nathan Sisler  -  Alfred State  Forfeit  Alain Niyibizi  -  PSU New Kensington

184  lbs   1st  Phil Marra  -  PSU New Kensington  WB Fall  Dennis Lumadue  -  PSU DuBois

                 3rd  Ty Lehman  -  PSU Schuylkill  Dec  7-4  Bradley Haggerty  -  Alfred State

                 5th  Tyson Tillar  -  Apprentice  Dec 6-1  Zain Ali  -  PSU Fayette

 197  lbs   1st  Terry Nance  -  WVU Tech  Dec 13-6  Josh Rodriguez  -  Apprentice

                 3rd  Austin Jacque  -  Williamson Trade  Dec 7-4  Pat Fitzgerald  -  Penn College

                 5th  Nate Rodgers  -  PSU DuBois235  lbs 

 1st  Riley Andrews  -  Alfred State  Dec 8-4  Steven Francisco  -  Apprentice

                  3rd  Noah Julian  -  WVU Tech   WB Fall  Andrew Renninger  - WVU Tech

                  5th  Shakeem Lassister  -  Apprentice  Dec 6-4  Alyk Harris  -  PSU New Kensington

285  lbs   1st  Bryce Hanley  -  PSU DuBois  WB Fall Jon Boarman  -  WVU Tech

                 3rd  Aldo Guisse  -  PSU Schuylkill  Dedc 6-4  Mitchell Lattuca  -  Alfred State

                 5th  Devin Griffin  -  Apprentice  WB Fall  Ricardo Alvarez  -  PSU Mont Alto