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Ferrum Picks Up Three Wins at Southeast Duals

Levin Englman was a perfect 3-0 with three pins at 133 pounds.
Levin Englman was a perfect 3-0 with three pins at 133 pounds.


SALEM, Va. -- Ferrum College picked up three wins at the 13-team Southeast Duals, hosted by the Panthers at the Salem Civic Center. Included in the wins were a pair of victories over teams ranked among the top 25 NCAA Division III schools. Ferrum opened the day with a win over #20 Lycoming College, then beat Otterbein University and #23 Messiah College.

Ferrum def. #20 Lycoming 26-13
Ferrum def. Otterbein 33-18
Ferrum def. #23 Messiah 37-11

Ferrum (3-1)
Otterbein (4-4)
Lycoming (2-2)
Messiah (2-2)

Levi Englman (133), Collin Saunders (149), Austin Smith (157), Andrew Tolbert (165) and Blake Rosenbaum (174) all went 3-0 on the day. Wrestling up a weight class, Englman posted three pins, and spent a combined time of 8:15 on the mat in his three matches today.

Saunders wrestled well in posting two pins and a decision. Tolbert had a pin, a technical fall and a decision, and Rosenbaum had a pin, a major decision and a decision. Saunders and Tolbert are both ranked #7 in the nation.

"This was a team effort today. Everyone had a big part of us going 3-0 and beating some really good teams. The effort and fight are what we preach everyday and the guys have bought in. Lots of positive things. Half our team will be competing at the Star City Tournament. I am excited to see that same fight." -- Head Coach Nate Yetzer

Ferrum def. Lycoming 26-13
125: Jalen White (FECO) over Shane Casey (LYCO) (MD 11-2)
133: Levi Englman (FECO) over Seth Andrus (LYCO) (Fall 3:17)
141: Joe Santomarco (LYCO) over Kyle Burns (FECO) (MD 12-0)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Trevor Corl (LYCO) (Fall 0:36)
157: Austin Smith (FECO) over Josh Haley (LYCO) (Dec 8-2)
165: Andrew Tolbert (FECO) over Hadyn Swartwood (LYCO) (Dec 4-0)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Ryan Bohringer (LYCO) (MD 11-1)
184: Brody Keefe (LYCO) over Braden Homsey (FECO) (Dec 11-7)
197: Travis Ogden (LYCO) over Antavian Leary (FECO) (Dec 7-0)
285: Garrett Wesneski (LYCO) over Alveno Matthews (FECO) (Dec 3-0)

Ferrum def. Otterbein 33-18
125: Jackson Lakso (Ott) over Jalen White (FECO) (Dec 11-6)
133: Levi Englman (FECO) over Ryan Jakubiak (Ott) (Fall 3:26)
141: Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) over Santino DiSabato (Ott) (SV-1 9-7)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Hunter Thornsberry (Ott) (Fall 0:19)
157: Austin Smith (FECO) over Michael Duzzny (Ott) (Fall 0:38)
165: Andrew Tolbert (FECO) over Joey Bradberry (Ott) (Fall 4:06)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Blake Wickline (Ott) (Fall 4:16)
184: Jarrod Setliff (Ott) over Braden Homsey (FECO) (Fall 1:49)
197: Corbin Bunsold (Ott) over Antavian Leary (FECO) (Fall 0:42)
285: Drew Kasper (Ott) over Alveno Matthews (FECO) (Dec 10-3)

Ferrum def. Messiah 37-11
125: Josiah Gehr (MESS) over Jalen White (FECO) (TF 16-1 3:00)
133: Levi Englman (FECO) over Dalton Daugherty (MESS) (Fall 1:32)
141: Nick Nunez (MESS) over Javiaughn Basnight (FECO) (Fall 1:59)
149: Collin Saunders (FECO) over Stephen Maloney (MESS) (Dec 8-4)
157: Austin Smith (FECO) over Lee Cassel (MESS) (SV-1 3-1)
165: Andrew Tolbert (FECO) over David Stevens (MESS) (TF 26-10 5:49)
174: Blake Rosenbaum (FECO) over Victor DeFrance (MESS) (Dec 9-6)
184: Braden Homsey (FECO) over Brian Shermeyer (MESS) (Inj. 0:53)
197: Antavian Leary (FECO) over Roman Wagner (MESS) (TF 20-2 4:19)
285: Alveno Matthews (FECO) over Dennis Karas (MESS) (Fall 2:40)

Coach Nate Yetzer's team will be back in action Sunday, Nov. 18, at the U.S Marine Corps Star City Tournament, also at the Salem Civic Center. Wrestling begins at 10:00 a.m.