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Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Washington & Jefferson (3-1) 23, McDaniel (5-4) 22
What:
Non-Conference wrestling match
When:
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Where: Waynesburg, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
Washington & Jefferson opened up an early 12-0 lead and held on to top McDaniel 23-22 in the first of a tri-match at Waynesburg.

THE LEADERS
• Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) led the Green Terror with a 2-minute, 49-second pin at 141.

FOR THE FOES
• Manny Dovshek recorded the lone pin for the Presidents, winning in 4:38 at 125.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• After Jake Walker took a forfeit at heavyweight to start the day, Manny Dovshek recorded his pin midway through the second period for a 12-0.
Steven Pabon (Long Branch, N.J./Long Branch) posted a 17-0 technical fall midway through the second period before Ryker Eckenbarger ended his match with a first-period fall to pull McDaniel within 12-11.
• Mike Heinl notched a 3-1 win at 149 to push the lead to 15-11.
• Alexander LaVeck (Marriottsville, Md./McDonough) posted the Green Terror's third match termination win of the night with a 2-minute, 56-second technical fall at 157 with his 17-0 victory to edge his team in front, 16-15.
• Jared Walker and Hunter Neely, however, put together back-to-back major decision wins at 165 and 174, respectively. Walker won 16-7 while Neely posted a 14-5 victory to make it 23-16.
• Gabe Dennis (Snow Hill, Md./Snow Hill) notched a 7-4 victory at 184 to close the margin to 23-19.
• Tony Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) capped the match with a 3-0 win to set the final margin.

THE INSIDE STORY
HWT: Jake Walker (W) won by forfeit; 125: Manny Dovshek (W) pinned Nick Malinowski 4:38; 133: Steven Pabon (M) tech. fell AD Nelson 17-0 (4:39); 141: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) pinned Vinnie Catania 2:49; 149: Mike Heinl (W) dec. Raymond Kable 3-1; 157: Alexander LaVeck (M) tech. fell Zach Schrott 17-0 (2:56); 165: Jared Walker (W) maj. dec. Garrett Vandervalk 16-7; 174: Hunter Neely (W) maj. dec. Michael Bromley 14-5; 184: Gabe Dennis dec. Jaden Datz 7-4; 197: Tony Wuest (Mc) dec. Alex Donahue 3-0.

NEXT UP
McDaniel concludes the evening against Waynesburg.

Eckenbarger wins 141 title
February 15, 2020 Eckenbarger wins 141 title
Kable records major decision
February 8, 2020 Kable records major decision
Eckenbarger records pin
January 25, 2020 Eckenbarger records pin
LaVeck notches fall at 157
January 25, 2020 LaVeck notches fall at 157
Dennis records fall in win
January 18, 2020 Dennis records fall in win
Eckenbarger records pin
January 8, 2020 Eckenbarger records pin
Wuest secures victory with pin
November 23, 2019 Wuest secures victory with pin
Wuest secures victory with pin
November 17, 2019 Wuest secures victory with pin
Pabon records pin in victory
November 17, 2019 Pabon records pin in victory
Eckenbarger wins at 141
November 9, 2019 Eckenbarger wins at 141