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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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Schedule
Results
Jan 27, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA
vs.
Wrestling
NCWA National Duals
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Wrestling
vs. NCWA National Duals
Jan 27, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA

Wrestling
vs. NCWA National Duals
Jan 28, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA

Wrestling
at Messiah Open
Feb 4, 9:00 AM - Grantham, PA

Wrestling
at Ferrum Dual
Feb 8, 7:00 PM - Ferrum, VA

Wrestling
vs. Mid Atlantic Conference
Feb 25, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA

Full Schedule

Dec 30
Wrestling
at Citrus Classic
Team Finish - 8th

Dec 29
Wrestling
at Citrus Classic
Team Finish - 8th

Dec 10
Wrestling
vs. Dual Meet
Team Finish - 1st

Nov 19
Wrestling
at Joe Parisi Open
Burgette - 4th Place

Nov 19
Wrestling
at Star City Open
Podell - (2-0)

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