Brian Watkins scored a takedown in the second sudden victory period to pick up a 3-1 win at 157 pounds for Lycoming College in a 19-14 win over Thiel on Wednesday.
Lycoming clinched the win when senior Tyler Cunningham bumped up a weight class to post a 12-3 major decision at 197 pounds. Freshman Matt Neff won in his first dual meet, 9-3, at 149 pounds.
Lycoming improved to 16-4 in dual-meet openers under head coach Roger Crebs, now in his 20th season. The Warriors are 50-6-1 all-time in season openers.
Lycoming 19, Thiel 14
125:?Cody Barbiche def. Nick Hart by decision, 4-1. 133: Nick Sutton def. Zach Finn by decision, 9-2. 141: Caleb Wiley def. Jordan Smith by decision, 12-6. 149: Matt Neff def. Shawn King by decision, 9-3. 157: Brian Watkins def Brandon Collins by decision, 3-1, sv2. 165: Greg Wetzel def. Ryan Carson by decision, 7-0. 174: Jerrold Roosa def. Johnathan Secor by decision, 9-3. 184: Jake Lowry def. Nikolas Christine by tech. fall, 19-4. 197: Tyler Cunningham def. Shawn Reynolds by major decision, 13-3. 285: Blake Heim def. Max Lamport by decision, 5-3, sv.
133: Zack Stouffer def. Owen Bradley by major decision, 10-2. 141: Dan Yori def Ross Orler by decision, 10-8. 174: Trent Kiesling def. Harris Nowotarski by decision, 5-0.