February 11, 2012
    Ozias takes third at Edinboro Open
    Redshirt goes 6-1 on the day

    EDINBORO, Pa. - Virginia Tech freshman Lex Ozias went 6-1 on the day to take third place at the Edinboro Open at 149 pounds while wrestling unattached Saturday. He was one of five Hokies in action at the open tournament.

    Also competing were: Chad Strube, Angelo Malvestuto, Darren Hankins and Dan Garwood. Below are the results for all five wrestlers.

    149: Lex Ozias (unattached) - 6-1; THIRD PLACE

    First Round: def. Louden Gordon (ND-Ohio), Fall, 5:56
    Second Round: def. #4 seed Nick Hodgkins (CMU), 3-1
    Quarterfinals: lost to Michael Depalma (Edinboro), 6-5
    Consolations: def. Malcolm Martin (CMU), 6-2
    Consolations: def. William Randy (LHU), 4-2
    Consolations: def. #3 seed Roger Wildmo (Mich. St), 3-2
    Third-Place Match: def. Joe Redina (FLWC), 6-4

    157: Chad Strube - 2-2
    First Round: lost to Anthony Pace (CMU), 8-5
    Consolations: def. Nathan Hartless (Edinboro), 6-0
    Consolations: def. Cullen Smith (CMU), MD 9-0
    Consolations: lost to David Oesterberg (Edinboro), MD 12-3

    197: #2 seed Angelo Malvestuto - 1-2
    First Round: Bye
    Second Round: def. Anthony Abro (Edinboro), 3-1 (SV)
    Third Round: lost to Tyler Deuel (Binghamton), 9-4
    Consolations: lost to Zach Nye (Virginia), MD 8-0

    197: Darren Hankins - 0-2
    First Round: lost to Lukasz Stala (Cornell), MD 12-4
    Consolations: lost to Michael Mirra (BU), 8-3

    285: Dan Garwood - 3-2
    First Round: def. Mike Murray (CMU), 6-1
    Second Round: lost to Cole Dillman (EMU), 7-3
    Consolations: def. Stephen Higgins (Mercyhurst), Fall 0:25
    Consolations: def. Carlos Lugo (OSU), MD 9-1
    Consolations: lost to #5 seed John Delia (Lehigh), 5-3

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