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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 24, 10:00 AM - Dalton, GA
at
Wrestling
NCWA National Duals
Game Time
Wrestling
at NCWA National Duals
Jan 24, 10:00 AM - Dalton, GA

Wrestling
vs. St. Andrews University Dual
Feb 1, 2:00 PM - LaHaye Multipurpose Center

Wrestling
at Messiah Open
Feb 8, 10:00 AM - Granthem, PA

Wrestling
at Dual Meet @ Ferrum College
Feb 14, 7:00 PM - Ferrum, VA

Wrestling
at Dual Meet @ Ohio Valley University
Feb 17, TBD

Full Schedule

Jan 17
Wrestling
at Ship Builders Invitational
1st Richmond

Jan 10
Wrestling
at VA Duals
2nd place

Jan 10
Wrestling
at Washington and Lee Invitational
1st Sanders

Jan 9
Wrestling
at VA Duals
W (40-12)

Dec 30
Wrestling
at Citrus Classic Invitational
1st Diehl

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