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Bald Eagles set for second annual Crimson & White dual

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The Lock Haven University wrestling team will take its first step toward a successful year on Saturday, November 5 when the Bald Eagles host their second annual Crimson and White dual in Thomas Fieldhouse.

The intrasquad scrimmage is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, is open to the public and free of charge.

LHU head coach Robbie Waller is very excited for Saturday, as it is a great way for his Bald Eagles to transition into the regular season.

“Our team is excited to get out of the wrestling room and showcase their talent and potential during the second annual Crimson and White dual in front of our alumni, friends and fans,” said Waller. “With our first competition just around the corner, it will be a great indicator as to our overall progress as well as the landscape of our starting 10.”

As part of the special event, each team will also have an honorary coach.

Rob Weikel, the current Central Mountain High School assistant coach and a 2001 LHU graduate will lead the Crimson Team. Weikel, a 1996 Bellefonte High School graduate was a Pennsylvania State Finalist and three-year starter for the Bald Eagles. He was the 2011 USA Wrestling National High School Assistant Coach of the Year.

Scott Bair, a 2001 LHU graduate and the current Junior High coach at Bucktail will lead the White Team. Bair is a 1996 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School and a two-time Pa. State Champion. He was a four-year starter at LHU and a three-time NCAA qualifier.

Saturday’s Lineup:

(Crimson vs. White)

125: John Trumbetti vs. Bobby Rehm

133: Cody Wheeler vs. Evan Kolb

141 #11 Matt Bonson vs. Dan Neff

149: Billy Randt vs. Owen Wilkinson

157: #16 Jake Kemerer vs. Aaron Fry

165: Dylan Caprio vs. Seth Creasy

174: Aaron McKinney vs. Greg Barnish

184: Fred Garcia vs. Zach Heffner

197: Matt Parlier vs. Chris Henry

285: Zach Corl vs. Harry Turner

Courtesy of Douglas C. Spatafore Jr., Director of Sports Information, Lock Haven University

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