Storm Wrestling Set for GLIAC Championships

FINDLAY, Ohio—The Lake Erie College wrestling team heads to Findlay, Ohio on Saturday (Feb. 1) to compete at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships.

The four-team round-robin tournament consists of the Storm, 17th-ranked Ashland University, Tiffin University and host University of Findlay.

For coverage of the GLIAC Championships, click here.  Live results will also be available at trackwrestling.com.  

Heading into the event, Austin Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) is tied for the most technical falls in D-II with six in 25:52, more than four minutes faster than Newberry College's William Young, who also has six. Evan Rosborough (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) is tenth in the country with seven pinfalls.

The Storm is coming off a tough 21-16 loss against 12th-ranked University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.  Lake Erie went five and five in the dual.  Gillihan, third-ranked Zak Vargo (Stow, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy),  Dylan Zivcic (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor/Lakeland) and Rosborough picked up decision victories while Dylan Kager (Shalersville, Ohio/Crestwood) scored a major decision.  Rosborough had the match of the night.  Trailing 4-1 in the final ten seconds, Rosborough picked up a takedown and a near fall to win 6-4.

After the GLIAC Duals, the Storm hosts West Liberty University at home on Wednesday (Feb. 5).

PROBABLES

125 – Keanu Thompson 
133 – Austin Gillihan
141 – Dylan Kager
149 – Nick Bloch
157 – #3 Zak Vargo
165 – Tyler Tesny
174 – Dylan Zivcic
184 – Chevy Farris
197 – Evan Rosborough
Hwt – Almonte Patrick/Bobby Zappitelli

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