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Liberty wrestles big weekend

November 5, 2012  |  Blacksburg, Va. 

Two tournaments were on the slate for the Liberty University wrestling team last weekend, beginning with the Southern Virginia University Quad Meet on Saturday, Nov. 3, and concluding with the Virginia Tech Open on Saturday.

On Saturday the Flames outscored Truett McConnell University 42-16 and Southern Virginia University 54-3.

Freshman Peter Tatanish (149 lbs.) went 3-0 on the day, which included a triumph over returning MAC conference champion Sean Porter by a score of 7-1. Senior Jonathan Perkins (174 lbs.) and freshman Jacob Hood (197 lbs.) each went 3-0 on Saturday as well.

In Blacksburg, Va., Sunday, Flames wrestlers competed individually, facing players from 19 NCAA programs, including Division I powerhouse Virginia Tech, ranked No. 13 in the country.

Royal Brettrager, the 184-pound junior, highlighted the Flames' performance with a 2-2 record. Sophomore Ryan Miller (133 lbs.) went 1-2 on the day, as did 157-pound freshman Chase Boontjer.

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Results
Dec 29, 10:00 AM - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
at
Wrestling
Citrus Classic Invitational
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SECS
Wrestling
at Citrus Classic Invitational
Dec 29, 10:00 AM - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Wrestling
at Citrus Classic Invitational
Dec 30, 10:00 AM - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Wrestling
at VA Duals
Jan 9, 10:00 AM - Hampton, VA

Wrestling
at VA Duals
Jan 10, 10:00 AM - Hampton, VA

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at Washington and Lee Invitational
Jan 10, 10:00 AM - Lexington, VA

Full Schedule

Nov 8
Wrestling
at VA Beach Nationals
1st-Swinson/Sturgill

Nov 8
Wrestling
at Fall Brawl @ Ursinus College
1st-Llopez

Nov 1
Wrestling
at Messiah Invitational
1st-Boontjer/Ward

Mar 14
Wrestling
at NCWA National Championships
Ryan Diehl- 1st

Mar 13
Wrestling
at NCWA National Championships
2nd Place

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