McDaniel drops two to D1s

Brock Glotfelty © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Brock Glotfelty © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror opens season with pair of losses at Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) notched two wins but McDaniel dropped a pair of matches, opening the season at the Terrapin Duals hosted by Maryland in non-conference wrestling action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (0-2) dropped a 30-9 decision to Liberty before falling to the host Terrapins, 40-3.

In the first match of the day, the Flames (3-1) won the first five matches to open a 20-0 advantage in the match.

Joel Stafford and Eric Reger bookended the stretch with major-decision victories. Stafford won 10-2 at 125 while Reger was victorious 10-0 at 157.

Joey Montgomery had the highlight win, downing Mike Tancredi (Wall, N.J./Wall Twp.) 3-1 in the first sudden-victory period at 141.

Matt Peters (Annadale, Va./W.T. Woodson) broke up the shutout with an 11-5 win at 165 before Marcus Nielson secured the victory with a 1-minute, 8-second pin at 174.

Glotfelty rounded out the match with a forfeit win.

Against Maryland (3-1), the Terrapins took the first nine matches before Glotfelty won 6-1 at heavyweight to close out the match.

Mike Letts (174) and Kyle John (157) keyed the victory for the hosts. Letts won by fall in 1:23 while John had a first-period technical fall, 15-0.

McDaniel returns to action at the Ursinus Fall Brawl on Saturday. Action begins at 9 a.m.

Liberty 30, McDaniel 9

125: Joel Stafford (L) maj dec. Earl Eppard 10-2; 133: T.J. Mitchell (L) dec. Tom Goretsas 11-4; 141: Joey Montgomery (L) dec. Mike Tancredi 3-1 (SV1); 149: Miguel Rodriguez (L) dec. Sean McGarry 7-5; 157: Eric Reger (L) maj. dec. Torin Lehmann 10-0; 165: Matt Peters (M) dec. Jonathan Perkins 11-5; 174: Marcus Nielson (L) pinned Brad Thomas 1:08; 184: Aaron Kelley (L) maj. dec. Scott Forrester 13-2; 197: Aaron Thompson (L) dec. Will Yeo 3-1; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) won by forfeit.

Maryland 40, McDaniel 3

125: Pat Strizki (MD) maj. dec. Earl Eppard 10-2; 133: Lou Ruland (MD) maj. dec. Tom Goretsas 12-4; 141: Danny O'Malley (MD) dec. Mike Tancredi 5-2; 149: Dex Lederer (MD) maj. dec. Sean McGarry 14-3; 157: Kyle John (MD) tech. fell Torin Lehman 15-0 (2:00); 165: Jimmy Sheptock (MD) pinned Matt Peters 1:48; 174: Mike Letts (MD) pinned Brad Thomas 1:23; 184: Owen Smith (MD) dec. Scott Forrester 11-4; 197: Christian Boley (MD) maj. dec. Will Yeo 20-6; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (MCD) dec. Ryan Gray 6-1.