WESTMINSTER, Md. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a trio of Centennial Conference matches at the McDaniel Quad on Saturday afternoon. The Generals fell to Stevens by a score of 44-9, were defeated by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 37-10, and were knocked off by the home-standing Green Terror, 36-9.
Senior Sam Campbell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) improved to a career-best 19-5 on the season by winning all three of his matches at 133 pounds. He posted a 6-4 win over Stevens' Andrew Boehm, notched a 10-1 major decision over Thomas Healey of the Merchant Marines, and logged a 5-0 win over Sean Ensign of McDaniel.
Senior 157-pounder David Dennis (Sherman, Va./Ravenswood) was another bright spot for the Generals, recording two wins and one loss on the day to improve to 16-5 on the year. Dennis felled Geraldo Rodriguez of Stevens in 1:49 and notched a pin of USMMA's Matt Hiltz in 2:00, before dropping a 13-6 decision to Brent Lowe of McDaniel. He now has a team-best seven wins by fall on the season.
Other winners on the day for W&L included sophomore 165-pounder Dan Igel (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Bolles School) and first-year 184-pounder Morgan Moskal (Roanoke, Va./North Cross) who both notched victories against McDaniel. Igel defeated Sean McGarry, 7-5, while Moskal bested Scott Forrester, 11-9.
Washington and Lee (2-15, 0-4) returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Southern Virginia for a 7:00 pm dual match with the Knights.
-- GENERALS --
Stevens 44, Washington and Lee 9
125: Anthony Geiger (S) won by forfeit (6-0)
133: Sam Campbell (W) d. Andrew Boehm; 6-4 (6-3)
141: Conner Bass (S) d. Matt Howell; 16-3 (10-3)
149: CJ Caserta (S) d. H.T. Kotchinian; Fall 2:20 (16-3)
157: David Dennis (W) d. Geraldo Rodriguez; Fall 1:49 (16-9)
165: Joey Favia (S) d. Dan Igel; 17-5 (20-9)
174: Ryan Dormann (S) d. Zan Reed; Fall 4:14 (26-9)
184: Will Sharkey (S) d. Morgan Moskal; Fall 3:22 (32-9)
197: Chris Florek (S) won by forfeit (38-9)
285: Brian Schmalz (S) won by forfeit (44-9)
Merchant Marine 37, Washington and Lee 10
125: No match
133: Sam Campbell (W) d. Thomas Healey; 10-1 (0-4)
141: Bernard Watson (M) d. Matt Howell; 15-3 (4-4)
149: Martin Bell (M) d. H.T. Kotchinian; Fall 4:25 (10-4)
157: David Dennis (W) d. Matt Hiltz; Fall 2:00 (10-10)
165: Josh Miller (M) d. Dan Igel; Fall 2:21 (16-10)
174: Sam Fry (M) d. Zan Reed; 21-7 (20-10)
184: Erik Schott (M) d. Morgan Moskal; Tech Fall 19-4 (7:00) (25-10)
197: Tyler Russell (M) won by forfeit (31-10)
285: Dan Wilke (M) won by forfeit (37-10)
McDaniel 36, Washington and Lee 9
125: Drew Brehm (M) won by forfeit (6-0)
133: Sam Campbell (W) d. Sean Ensign; 5-0 (6-3)
141: Mason Goretsas (M) d. Matt Howell; Fall 2:55 (12-3)
149: Logan Yox (M) d. H.T. Kotchinian; 10-4 (15-3)
157: Brent Lowe (M) d. David Dennis; 13-6 (18-3)
165: Dan Igel (W) d. Sean McGarry; 7-5 (18-6)
174: Jacob Reik (M) d. Zan Reed; Fall 5:53 (24-6)
184: Morgan Moskal (W) d. Scott Forrester; 11-9 (24-9)
197: Mike Meekins (M) won by forfeit (30-9)
285: Joe Camlin (M) won by forfeit (36-9)