VMI Wrestling Competes at Hokie Open
ROANOKE, Va . - The VMI wrestling team competed Sunday at the Hokie Open, held at the Berglund Center. It was a tough field, with nationally ranked North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech, Duke, the University of North Carolina and Appalachian State all attending.
VMI redshirt junior Neal Richards finished in sixth place at 174 pounds. Junior Chris Beck captured a pair of matches at 197, upping his win total to three on the short season.
Derek Shockey (125) and Hunter Starner (133) and Dom Gallo (141) each won a match in their respective weight classes.
The Keydets travel to Bucknell University Sunday, where they will face Bucknell (11 a.m.), Cleveland State (12:30 p.m.) and Buffalo (2 p.m.).