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