Knights Fall in Dual to Pride

Knights Fall in Dual to Pride

BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia University wrestling team fell Thursday night to Greensboro College by the score of 33-6.

The Knights trailed 30-0 to the Pride after losing the first seven weight classifications.

Junior Matthew Rohrdanz placed the Knights on the scoreboard beating Daniel Pearce in a 4-3 decision in the 184-pound weight class. Rohrdanz earned his 20th victory of the season and his 51st total as a Knight.

Southern Virginia dropped the 197-pound class after a heartbreaking 5-4 decision defeat. The Knights ended the match with an Alex Brunner victory in the 285-pound class. The win for Brunner increases his single-season win record to 24.

The Knights would win two exhibition matches with Kage Tomlin and Joyden Madriaga as victors.

Southern Virginia heads to the Spartan Duals next Saturday, Jan. 26 starting at 12:00 p.m.