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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
Wrestling
vs. Middle & High School Camp
Jul 12, 8:00 AM - Wiseman Wrestling Room

Wrestling
vs. Middle & High School Camp
Jul 13, 8:00 AM - Wiseman Wrestling Room

Wrestling
vs. Middle & High School Camp
Jul 14, 8:00 AM - Wiseman Wrestling Room

Wrestling
vs. Middle & High School Camp
Jul 15, 8:00 AM - Wiseman Wrestling Room

Wrestling
vs. Middle & High School Camp
Jul 16, 8:00 AM - Wiseman Wrestling Room

Full Schedule

Mar 14
Wrestling
at NCWA Grand Nationals
National Champs

Mar 13
Wrestling
at NCWA Grand Nationals
1st Llopez

Mar 12
Wrestling
at NCWA Grand Nationals
1st Diehl

Feb 28
Wrestling
vs. Mid Atlantic Conference Tournament
MAC Champs

Feb 12
Wrestling
at Dual Meet @ Ferrum College
W (29-10)

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