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    KaRonne Jones made his season debut with a seventh place finish at the Penn State Open.
    KaRonne Jones made his season debut with a seventh place finish at the Penn State Open.
     

    Dec. 2, 2012

    Raleigh, N.C. -

    The NC State wrestling team had four wrestlers take home honors at the Penn State Open this weekend. Sophomore Nick Gwiazowski won the 285-pound weight class, making it three-for-three for titles this fall for the transfer All-American.

    Also placing for the third time in as many meets this fall, junior Nijel Jones was fifth at 165.

    Senior KaRonne Jones saw his first action of the fall, and brought home a seventh place finish at 197. Freshman Tyler Hunt placed sixth at 141.

    141
    Tyler Hunt - 6th Place
    won decision over Sam Hanau (Central Michigan), 7-6
    won decision over Cody Ross (UNC), 3-1
    lost technical fall to Devin Carter (Virginia Tech), 11-26
    won decision over Tyler Scotton (Boston U.), 3-2
    won decision over Ken Theobald (Rutgers), 4-3
    won by fall at 5:32 over John Sherlock (Clarion)
    won by fall at 4:38 over #17 Bryan Pearsall (Penn State)
    lost decision to Chris Mecate (Old Dominion), 6-11


    165
    Nijel Jones - 5th Place
    won decision over Rich Jackson (Navy), 5-3
    won decision over Aaron McKinney (Lock Haven), 4-1
    lost decision to Corey Mock (UNC), 2-4
    won by fall at 5:42 over Nick Becker (Central Michigan)
    won decision over Bobby Nash (Michigan State), 9-7
    won major decision over Nick Fischer (Penn State), 11-2

    197
    KaRonne Jones - 7th Place
    won by fall at 1:04 over Robert Borkowski (Penn State)
    lost decision to Justin Ortega (Clarion), 2-3
    won decision over Kevin Marvel (Navy), 11-6
    won decision over Robert Doyle (Army), 6-2
    won decision over Angelo Malvestato (Buffalo), 3-2
    lost decision to Maximillion Wessell (Lehigh), 2-3
    won decision over Paul Rands (Navy), 6-4

    285
    Nick Gwiazdowski - 1st Place
    won by fall at 2:33 over Zeal McGrew (Hofstra)
    won by fall at 2:39 over Gerald Johnson (The Citadel)
    won decision over Matt Tourdot (Old Dominion), 9-4
    won by fall at 3:06 over Jonathan Gingrich (Penn State)
    won by major decision over James Lawson (Penn State), 12-1


     

     

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