BOONE, N.C. – Six redshirt members of the Virginia wrestling program earned podium finishes at the Mountaineer Open at Appalachian State over the weekend.
Drew Peck (Chambersburg, Pa.) and Justin Phillips (Lynchburg, Va.) took first-place finishes at 184 and 165 pounds, respectively. Ethan Weatherspoon (Jackson, Mich.) took second at 197 pounds. Nick Coy (Jeannette, Pa.), Patrick Evans (New Orleans, La.) and Jack Walsh (Atlanta, Ga.) turned in third-place finishes. Coy wrestled at 141 pounds, while Evans competed at 157 pounds and Walsh wrestled at 174 pounds.
In all, eight wrestlers competed at the event.
As a team, Virginia will return to action on Nov. 24 with members competing at the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia.
Carson Smith (App. State) dec. Lane, 3-2
Sean Carter (App. State) dec. Lane, 6-3
Nick Coy – 3rd Place Finish
Reid Stewart (Presbyterian College) dec. Coy, 5-3
Coy major dec. Blake Baker (App. State) – 12-0
Patrick Evans – 3rd Place Finish
Jacob Conrad (Gardner-Webb) major dec. Evans, 8-0
Evans major dec. Kameron Miller (App. State), 14-3
Evans dec. Giuseppi Inserra (App. State), 8-2
Justin Phillips – 1st Place Finish
Phillips dec. Christian Breach (App. State), 8-6
Phillips dec. Brett Mordecia (App. State), 4-1
Veltri pinned Jack Ervien (Campbell), 3:42
Brett Mordecia (App. State) major dec. Veltri, 13-5
John Ridle over Veltri by medical forfeit
Jack Walsh – 3rd Place Finish
Caleb Hopkins major dec. Walsh, 12-0
Drew Peck – 1st Place Finish
Peck dec. JhaQuan Anderson, 7-1
Peck pinned Kai Blake, 0:48
Ethan Weatherspoon – 2nd Place Finish
Weatherspoon pinned Ramon Rodriguez (App. State), 6:12
Aaron Bolo (C. Michigan) dec. Weatherspoon, 3-2