VMI rolls over Limestone, Marymount

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The VMI wrestling team won both matches Sunday in a tri-match in Cormack Hall, defeating Limestone University 37-6 and Marymount University 49-0 in non-conference competition.

Sophomore Braxton Lewis, ranked no. 33 this week at 174 pounds by the College Wrestling Report earned extra points in both of his victories. He pinned his foe from Limestone in 4:54 and quickly earned a 15-0 technical fall against Marymount in just 1:26

Sophomore Tony Burke won two matches at 125, one by technical fall and one by major decision.

Other Highlights:

*Junior Josh Evans recorded two takedowns in the final 30 second to win 9-8 over his opponent from Limestone and bested his foe from Marymount 12-0 for a major decision
*Travis Fridley recorded 12 points on the day, one by pin and one with a default win
*Freshman Eric Doran and sophomore Ryan Vigil each had pins for VMI at 149 pounds
*Limestone defeated Marymount 50-0 in the day's other match

Next Time:
VMI will wrestle Franklin & Marshall and Bloomsburg Sunday, Dec. 3 in Lancaster, Pa.

VMI 37, Limestone 6
125: Tony Burke (VMI) over William Finnearty (LIME) (MD 11-3)
133: Wayne Rold (VMI) over Jaqion Williams (LIME) (Dec 8-2)
141: Patrick Jordon (VMI) over Heard Kaleem (LIME) (MD 15-4)
149: Eric Doran (VMI) over Brandon Seawright (LIME) (Fall 4:55)
157: Josh Yost (VMI) over Christopher Drakeford (LIME) (TF 19-4 4:07)
165: Chase McKinney (LIME) over Luke Hart (VMI) (Dec 2-0)
174: Braxton Lewis (VMI) over Garrett Starks (LIME) (Fall 4:54)
184: Jaquez Bostic (LIME) over River Carroll (VMI) (Dec 10-4)
197: Josh Evans (VMI) over Jack Trautman III (LIME) (Dec 9-8)
285: Travis Fridley (VMI) over Caleb Melton (LIME) (Fall 3:26)

Extra Matches:
141: Freddy Junko (VMI) over Weston Nguyen (LIME) (MD 14-3)
157: Tyler Berish (VMI) over Brad Creech (LIME) (TF 21-4 7:00)
184: Toby Schoffstall (VMI) vs. Osmar Rivera-Rosas (LIME) (TF 15-0 1:29)

Limestone 50, Marymount 0
125: William Finnearty (LIME) over Dylan Coward (MM) (Dec 7-4)
133: Jaqion Williams (LIME) over Joseph Custodio (MM) (MD 14-3)
141: Heard Kaleem (LIME) over (MM) (For.)
149: Brandon Seawright (LIME) over Mateo Hernandez (MM) (TF 17-2 5:22)
157: Christopher Drakeford (LIME) over Pahris Petalas (MM) (Fall 0:58)
165: Chase McKinney (LIME) over Isaac Ponce (MM) (Fall 2:50)
174: Garrett Starks (LIME) over Mohammed Fofana (MM) (TF 22-7 4:14)
184: Jaquez Bostic (LIME) over Rylan Moose (MM) (Dec 9-5)
197: Jack Trautman III (LIME) over Conrad Sund (MM) (Fall 4:07)
285: Caleb Melton (LIME) over (MM) (For.)

VMI 49, Marymount 0
125: Tony Burke (VMI) over Dylan Coward (MM) (TF 16-0 3:53)
133: Dyson Dunham (VMI) over Joseph Custodio (MM) (TF 19-2 3:21)
141: Freddy Junko (VMI) over (MM) (For.)
149: Ryan Vigil (VMI) over Mateo Hernandez (MM) (Fall 6:49)
157: Tyler Berish (VMI) over Cade Petrus (MM) (MD 13-0)
165: Luke Hart (VMI) over Isaac Ponce (MM) (TF 18-3 7:00)
174: Braxton Lewis (VMI) over Mohammed Fofana (MM) (TF 15-0 1:26)
184: Toby Schoffstall (VMI) over Rylan Moose (MM) (Dec 14-9)
197: Josh Evans (VMI) over Conrad Sund (MM) (MD 12-0)
285: Travis Fridley (VMI) over (MM) (For.)