Toppers Seventh at National Duals
The West Liberty wrestling team finished 7th at 2007 National Duals hosted by the University of Northern Iowa January 13-14, 2007. The Toppers opened with a Championship first round dual victory over Ashland, 21-17. After falling to #1 ranked Central Oklahoma (32-6) in the quarterfinals, the Hilltoppers responded with a win over Mercyhurst (22-14) in the consolations to move into the third round of the consolation bracket. There the Toppers would fall to Pitt. Johnstown by a score of 22-10, but would follow that up with a 22-17 win over Wisconsin Parkside to claim the 7th spot.
Championship Prelim --West Liberty 21 Ashland 17
125 Huffman, Lucas
(West Liberty State College) DEC Belcher, Ryan
(Ashland University) 6-3
133 Mossor, Matt
(West Liberty State College) DEC Kanaga, Kyle
(Ashland University) 5-0
141 Nicholson, Antonio
(West Liberty State College) DEC Iovine, Anthony
(Ashland University) 8-5
149 Gordon, Marcus
(Ashland University) DEC Hagedorn, Joey
(West Liberty State College) 7-4
157 Bradberry, Anthony
(Ashland University) MD Leggett, Brian
(West Liberty State College) 18-4
165 Bowman, David
(Ashland University) MD Bolen, Jameson
(West Liberty State College) 10-1
174 Clark, Tommy
(West Liberty State College) DEC Job, Jordan
(Ashland University) 12-5
184 Gibbs, Chris
(West Liberty State College) DEC Allen, Matt
(Ashland University) 5-3
197 Taylor, Chris
(West Liberty State College) FALL Crowley, David
(Ashland University) 7-1
285 Ohl, Josh
(Ashland University) FALL McGee, Joseph
(West Liberty State College) 0-0
Championship Quarterfinal -- Central Oklahoma 32 West Liberty State 6
125: Shane Caruthers, UCO, dec. Lucas Huffman, 7-3.
133: Matt Mossor, WLSU, dec. Jared Henning, 6-5.
141: Kyle Evans, UCO, dec. Doug Surra, 4-0.
149: Shea Timothy, UCO, dec. Joey Hagedorn, 5-2.
157: Jason Leavitt, UCO, tech. Fall Brian Leggett, 18-3.
165: Justin Wood, UCO, tech. Fall Jamie Bolen, 17-2.
174: Tommy Clark, WLSU, dec. Pen Phillips, 2-0.
184: Jared Hess, UCO, dec. Chris Gibbs, 7-3.
197: Heath Jolley, UCO, major dec. Matt Griffith, 16-3.
285: Josh LeadingFox, UCO, pinned Joey McGee, 1:05.
Consolation Round 2 -- West Liberty 22 Mercyhurst College 14
125 - Lucas Huffman (W Lib) WBD Payne Lint (Mercyhurst) D 5-2
133 - Matt Mossor (W Lib) WBD Braxdon Scaletta (Mercyhurst) D 7-2
141 - Doug Surra (W Lib) WBF J.J. Zanetta (Mercyhurst) F 2:09
149 - Joey Hagedorn (W Lib) WBD Leonard Calhoun (Mercyhurst) D 7-6
157 - Don Cummings (Mercyhurst) WBD Brian Leggett (W Lib) D 12-7
165 - Hudson Harrison (Mercyhurst) WBD Brad Steinbach (W Lib) D 5-2
174 - Zack Schafer (Mercyhurst) WBD Tommy Clark (W Lib) D 7-5
184 - Chris Gibbs (W Lib) WBD Trevor Gallo (Mercyhurst) D 7-0
197 - Chris Taylor (W Lib) WBD Bill Schindel (Mercyhurst) M 9-1
285 - Mike Sullivan (Mercyhurst) WBD Adrian Young (W Lib) TF-5 17-1; 7:00
Consolation Round 3 -- University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown 22 West Liberty State 10
125 Derrick Bosso (Pitt-John) WBD Lucas Huffman (W Lib) D 4-3
133 Brandon Reasy (Pitt-John) WBD Matt Mossor (W Lib) D 6-4
141 Shane Valko (Pitt-John) WBD Doug Surra (W Lib) D 9-5
149 Mazen Kholi (Pitt-John) WBD Joey Hagedorn (W Lib) D 6-5
157 Joe Strittmatter (Pitt-John) WBD Brian Leggett (W Lib) M 14-6
165 Brad Steinbach (W Lib) WBD Albert Miles (Pitt-John) D 7-3
174 Tommy Clark (W Lib) WBD Eli Garshnick (Pitt-John) M 11-2
184 Mike Corcetti (Pitt-John) WBD Chris Gibbs (W Lib) D 10-4
197 Chad Snider (W Lib) WBD Patrick Walsh (Pitt-John) D 9-6
285 Jon Neese (Pitt-John) WBD Adrian Young (W Lib) D 7-0
Final for 7th Place -- West Liberty 22 Wisconsin Parkside 17
125 Huffman, Lucas WL d Kircher, Brandon 11-3
133 Mossor, Matt WL d DeGreef, Craig 6-4
141 Becker, Craig UWP d Surra, Doug 3-2
149 Hagedorn, Joey WL via forfeit
157 Leggett, Brian WL via forfeit
165 Becker, Kyle UWP tf Bolen, Jameson 17-0
174 Clark, Tommy WL d Morgan, Albert 5-1
184 Haag, Lucas UWP d Gibbs, Chris 5-0
197 Treml, John UWP d Snider, Chad 6-0
285 Dhien, Joe d McGee, Joseph 10-4 No
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