Press Release

2013-14 Wrestling: PSUAC Championships - Penn State University

February 9, 2014

The Wildcats placed six on the podium for the invitational

The Wildcats placed six on the podium for the invitational

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – With over 75 wrestlers from nine teams competing Sunday at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Penn State University Athletic Conference Invitational, the Pennsylvania College of Technology placed six wrestlers on the podium helping the team to a sixth place finish. Freshman Patrick Fitzgerald (Port Royal) had the best finish of the day taking third place in the 197 division recording two pins and a tech fall on a 3-1 day. Also placing were freshmen Aaron Doll (Glen Rock) and Joe Champluvier (Laceyville) who each took fourth at 125 and 157, respectively. Junior Kyle Sunseri (Athens) took sixth at 149 as did sophomore Daniel Frankenfield (Dushore) at 174 and freshman Michael Failla (Beach Lake) at 197.

Taking the top spot in the team competition was The Apprentice School with USCAA newcomer Alfred State College second and West Virginia Tech rounding out the top three.

The event also served as the PSUAC Championships with Penn State Mont Alto capturing its first conference championship. Penn State DuBois took second and the Wildcats claimed third. Individually, Fitzgerald, Doll and Champluvier all finished ahead of their PSUAC competitor's claiming PSUAC individual championships and a spot as first-team, all-conference. Sunseri rounded out all-conference honors earning second-team status.

Next up, Penn College travels to West Chester University on Saturday, Feb. 15 for a 7 p.m. match.

Full Results:

125: Aaron Doll (PC) maj. dec. Jaci Coureur (WVT), 12-2
125:Shane Smith (APP) dec. Aaron Doll, 7-4
125:Aaron Doll (PC) dec. Denis Robles-Gomez (WVT), 11-4
125: Austin Keough (AS) pinned Aaron Doll, :59

149: Sterling Briscoe (APP) dec. Kyle Sunseri, 9-2
149: Kyle Sunseri (PC) pinned Cortland Woodward (PSU BV), 3:39
149: Tyler Warner (PSU MA) pinned Kyle Sunseri, 2:05
149:Cruz Garcia (APP) dec. Cesar Gonzalez, 3-0
149: Kevin Thayer (AS) pinned Cesar Gonzalez, 6:03
149: Cody Marriott (AS) dec. Kyle Sunseri, 4-0

157: Joe Champluvier (PC) dec. Nick Grimm (PSU MA), 7-3
157: John Walters (WVT) maj. dec. Joe Champluvier, 14-2
157: Joe Champluvier (PC) pinned Dantra Landry (PSU MA), 3:24
157: Joe Champluvier (PC) maj. dec. Chris Kennedy (APP), 13-4
157: Cody Nichols (AS) dec. Joe Champluvier, 7-5
157: Chris Kennedy (APP) pinned Troy Leid, 6:42
157: Nick Grimm (PSU MA) dec. Troy Leid, 3-2

174: Ryan Terwilliger (PSU D) pinned Daniel Frankenfield, 1:41
174: Dan Frankenfield (PC) dec. Aaron Wallace (WVT), 8-4
174: Colton Rowe (WVT) pinned Daniel Frankenfield, 5:28
174: Matt Rivera (PSU C) dec. Daniel Frankenfield, 8-6

197: Tige Woodson (PSU D) dec. Michael Failla, 7-2
197: Patrick Fitzgerald (PC) tech. fall Nate Rogers (PSU D), 17-1
197: Patrick Fitzgerald (PC) pinned Michael Failla, 5:22
197: Patrick Fitzgerald (PC) pinned Tige Woodson (PSU D), 2:39

Team Results:

1. Apprentice – 188.5
2. Alfred State – 146.5
3. West Virginia Tech – 122.0
4. PSU Mont Alto – 97.5
5. PSU Du Bois – 82.5
6. Penn College – 60.0
7. PSU Fayette – 33.5
8. PSU Greater Allegheny – 13.5
9. PSU Beaver – 6.0

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