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    Senior Joe DeAngelo
    Senior Joe DeAngelo
     

    Nov. 11, 2013

    Hokie Open Results | Pembroke Classic Results

    RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State wrestling team was in action this past weekend, competing at the Pembroke Classic and the Hokie Open. All of the Pack wrestlers competed unattached, as most who were in action will redshirt the 2013-14 season.

    Joe DeAngelo, a 2013 NCAA qualifier, won the 125-pound weight class at the Hokie Open, hosted by Virginia Tech. The senior won by technical fall, forfeit, fall, and a 6-2 decision before defeating Joaquin Marquez of The Citadel in the finals, 3-1.

    At 141 pounds, freshman Jake DeAngelo posted a 1-2 mark.

    The Pack had a trio of freshmen compete at 149 pounds. Beau Donahue, Max Rohskopf and Randy Shine each went 2-2, winning their first two bouts on the day.

    At 157 pounds, freshman Chad Pyke recorded a pin in his first bout, while classmate Michael Ceravalo picked up a win in the wrestle-backs.

    Freshman Peter Santos placed fifth at 165 pounds, picking up four straight wins in the wrestle-backs. In his final bout, Santos downed Andrew Dehart of Duke 7-5.

    For the second straight week, sophomore Mike Kosoy was in the championship bout at 285 pounds. Last weekend, Kosoy brought home top honors at The Citadel Open, and this weekend he finished second at the Hokie Open.

    The Pack also sent wrestlers to the Pembroke Open on Saturday, which was hosted by UNC Pembroke

    A trio of freshmen wrestled at 125 pounds, highlighted by Micah Perez taking home top honors. Perez started out with a pair of pins, and then two decisions to advance to the finals where he downed Travis Lanxton of Newberry 11-9. Brenden Calas went 4-2 and Marshall Brown was 1-2 as well.

    At 141 pounds, Patrick Hutton finished 1-2, while freshman Rodney Shepard went 4-2 at 157 pounds.

    Freshman Mikey Amorando brought home a second-place finish at 165 pounds. Amorando picked up a major decision, a technical fall and two decisions before falling in the championship bout.

    Lee Davis also placed for the Pack, as he finished fourth at 197 pounds.

    NC State will be in home action this weekend, as the Pack hosts the annual Wolfpack Open on Sunday, November 17 in Carmichael Gymnasium.


     

     

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