Eagle Grapplers Topple West Liberty On The Road

Eagle Grapplers Topple West Liberty On The Road

Ashland University's wrestling team competed at West Liberty on Saturday (Dec. 8), and the No. 14 Eagles came back with a 36-6 victory.

Redshirt freshman Bryce Davis got Ashland started on the afternoon with a 5-1 win at 125 pounds, then freshman Luke Wymer kept it going with a victory by fall at 133. Redshirt junior Chandler Minnard won 8-3 at 141 pounds, and sophomore Cameron Jenkins took a 10-2 decision at 149 pounds.

The No. 1-ranked 165-pounder in the nation, redshirt junior Bret Romanzak, won by forfeit, and fellow redshirt junior Christian Price didn't drop a point in his match at 174 pounds. Price dominated his opponent, winning 9-0.

Freshman Daniel Beemer earned a close 2-1 decision by fall at 184 pounds. Redshirt sophomore Tristen Weirich won by fall at 285 pounds to wrap up the day of dominance for the Eagles.

Ashland now is 6-1 in duals this season heading into a huge weekend of competition. The Eagles will wrestle next on Saturday (Dec. 15), as they begin the Midwest Classic in Indianapolis, Ind., at 9 a.m.