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UWSP Wrestling falls short to Parkside Tuesday

UW Stevens Point wrestling.  Photo from UWSP Athletics Department
UW Stevens Point wrestling. Photo from UWSP Athletics Department

STEVENS POINT, WI  (UWSP)  - The No. 6 (Division III) UW-Stevens Point wrestling team came up short against UW-Parkside 25-13 Tuesday night.

Photo Gallery     Pointers come up short against Rangers, 25-13

The No. 5 (Division II) Rangers (5-4) won the first four matches and jumped out to a 17-0 lead.Lance Fabry (Ashwaubenon, WI) put UWSP (12-2) on the board with an 8-4 win at 125 pounds.Jordan Kust (Clintonville, WI/Shawano) won a tight match in the 141 pound weight class by a 1-0 score.Shane Sweeney (Madison, WI/Edgewood) followed with a 6-1 win at 149 pounds, and Jamey Simmons (Abbotsford, WI/Abbotsford) came out on top 13-5 at 157 pounds.The Pointers travel to UW-Whitewater for the Border Brawl on Saturday, Jan. 26 starting at 1 p.m. No. 5 (Division II) UW-Parkside 25 – No. 6 (Division III) UW-Stevens Point 13

174: Josh Anthony (UWP) def. Ryan Conat (New London, WI/New London) by pin in 4:26; 6-0184: Matt Gille (UWP) def. Andy Borchardt (Edgar, WI/Edgar) 13-3; 10-0197: Davion Willis (UWP) def. Craig Brandvold (Merrill, WI/Merrill)13-2; 14-0HWT: James Malecheck (UWP) def. Matt Cuadra (Oshkosh, WI/West) 5-2; 17-0125: Lance Fabry (Ashwaubenon, WI) def. Ryan McQuade (UWP) 8-4; 17-3133: Joseph Her (UWP) def. Ryan Osse (Wheat Ridge, CO) 18-3; 22-3141: Jordan Kust (Clintonville, WI/Shawano) def. Arik Yde (UWP) 1-0; 22-6149: Shane Sweeney (Madison, WI/Edgewood) def. Brandt Welcher (UWP) 6-1; 22-9157: Jamey Simmons (Abbotsford, WI/Abbotsford) def. Derek Davison (UWP) 13-5; 22-13165: Nick Fishback (UWP) def. Jordan Schulte (Mosinee, WI/Mosinee) 9-2; 25-13