In Friday evening’s senior night competition, the Southern Virginia University wrestling team fell in a close matchup against Pennsylvania College of Technology 24-21, and lost 36-9 to Washington & Lee University.
The Southern Virginia University wrestling team secured their second team win of the seasonThursday night on the road at Allen University. The Knights won 27-19 with three freshmen earning key individual wins.
Keaton Gomez, a freshman from Chesterfield, Virginia wrestles in the 174-pound weight class. In just one month he has set a new single-season pin record for the Southern Virginia wrestling program, and has more falls than all but one wrestler in the country, across all NCAA Divisions.
The Southern Virginia wrestling team earned a 29-6 win over Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology at the Muhlenberg College duels. The Knights were 1-4 on the day and faced Keystone and Muhlenberg colleges, and Temple and Wilkes universities.
The Southern Virginia wrestling team hosted a duel and a tournament in their home opening weekend, falling to Ferrum College Friday night and hosting 14 teams on Saturday in the annual Casperson Classic.
The Southern Virginia wrestling team competed in the Gettysburg Quadrangular on Saturday afternoon against No. 6 Messiah College, King’s College, and Gettysburg College. The final scores were 35-6, 49-6, 51-6.
The Southern Virginia wrestling team participated in the Washington and Lee Duels and Monday against Lycoming College, Muskingum University, and Ohio Northern University. The final scores were 55-0, 19-14, and 55-0.
The Knights returned home tonight to face Huntingdon College,
who made the trek to Virginia from Montgomery, Alabama, in the Knights' fifth duel of the season.Southern Virginia fell to the Hawks by a score of 33-18, with the majority of the conceded points coming by way of forfeit in various weight classes.
Southern Virginia played host to a group of four other universities on Saturday as they competed in the 2nd annual Casperson Classic. The tournament featured squads from Alderson Broaddus University, Ohio Valley University, Ferrum College, and Virginia Military Institute.