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Ohio Splits Tri-Meet With Duke and NC State

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OHIOBOBCATS.COM Ryan Garringer
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Ryan Garringer
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Feb. 18, 2012

DURHAM, N.C. – The Ohio University wrestling team (4-7) earn a split with Duke and NC State Friday night inside Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Bobcats defeated the Blue Devils 35-9, but fell to NC State 27-15.

Against Duke, Ohio jumped claimed victories in the first five bouts, winning two matches by major decision and two by pins to open up a 23-0 lead. The Blue Devils fought back by winning the next two matches, but the Bobcats’ finished strong by winning the final three bouts.

Ohio stumbled out of the gate against NC State as the Wolfpack won six of the first seven matches to open up a 24-3 lead. The Bobcat claimed the two of final three matches, winning by both by pins.

Sophomores Ryan Garringer (Downers Grove, Ill.) and Jeremy Johnson (Broadview Heights, Ohio) both went 2-0 on the night, earning two pins apiece. Garringer’s two wins improved his 2011-12 mark to 12-12, while Johnson moved to 27-5 on the year.

Ohio returns to action on Saturday at 7 p.m. as it travels to Gardner-Webb for its final match prior to the 2012 MAC Championships.

Ohio 35, Duke 9

165 - Miles Chapman (Ohio) won by major decision over Ryan Harding (Duke) 10-0.

174 – Nick Purdue (Ohio) won by major decision over Randy Roden (Duke) 12-0.

184 – Ryan Garringer (Ohio) won by pin over Diego Bencomo (Duke) 1:05.

197 – Kyle Sanders (Ohio) won by decision over Brian Self (Duke) 6-2.

285 – Jeremy Johnson (Ohio) won by pin over Robby Mello (Duke) 1:42.

125 – Peter Terrezza (Duke) won by forfeit.

133 – Brandon Gambucci (Duke) won by decision over Drew Hammer (Ohio) 10-5.

141 – Darrin Boing (Ohio) won by decision over Tanner Hough (Duke) 4-2.

149 – Andrew Romanchik (Ohio) won by decision over Andrew Guardado (Duke) 6-5.

149 – Harrison Hightower (Ohio) won by pin over Immanuel Kerr-Brown (Duke) 1:34.

North Carolina State 27, Ohio 15

125 – Coltin Fought (North Carolina State) won by pin over Gabe Ramos (Ohio) 2:56.

133 – Drew Hammer (Ohio) won by decision over Ben Elliott (North Carolina State) 5-2.

141 – Darius Little (North Carolina State) won by decision over Darrin Boing (Ohio) 2-0.

149 – Matthew Nereim (North Carolina State) won by decision over Andrew Romanchik (Ohio) 7-4.

157 – Colton Palmer (North Carolina State) won by decision over Harrison Hightower (Ohio) 5-3.

165 – Nijel Jones (North Carolina State) won by pin over Miles Chapman (Ohio) 6:46.

174 – Quinton Godley (North Carolina State) won by decision over Nick Purdue (Ohio) 3-2.

184 – Ryan Garringer (Ohio) won by pin over Robert O’Neill (North Carolina State) 2:18.

197 – KaRonne Jones (North Carolina State) won by decision over Beau Wenger (Ohio) 7-2.

285 – Jeremy Johnson (Ohio) won by pin over Joshua Davis (North Carolina State) 6:34.