Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 13 | 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Lexington, Va. | Cormack Hall
12:30 p.m.: Senior Presentation
1 p.m.: VMI vs. Davidson*
3 p.m.: VMI vs. Clarion
5 p.m.: VMI vs. Ohio - AND - Davidson vs. Clarion (Mat 2)
LEXINGTON, Va. – After a few weeks away from school and participating in two open tournaments over Christmas Furlough, the VMI wrestling team jumps back into dual action with a full day of matches hosting Davidson, Clarion and Ohio this Saturday, Jan. 13 at Cormack Hall.
The Keydets face SoCon foe Davidson at 1 p.m., Clarion at 3 p.m. and the Ohio Bobcats at 5 p.m.
While VMI and Ohio wrestle on one mat, a second mat will be put in place for Davidson and Clarion to wrestle simultaneously.
The tri-dual event is the final scheduled event at Cormack Hall for the 2017-18 season and marks Senior Day for several cadet-athletes. Prior to the first dual, a senior presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m. on the mat.
Seniors Michael Hulcher, Alex Rinehart, Yousuf Malik, Jake Koch, Jake Tomlinson and Taylor Thomas will be honored at the ceremony.
Hohman Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week
Junior 165-pounder Blake Hohman is coming off an excellent week in which he was named SoCon Wrestler of the Week for placing third at the Franklin & Marshall Open last Saturday. At the tournament, he went 4-1 on the day and pinned his first two opponents, his first victories by fall this season. He leads the squad with nine overall victories this year.
VMI Probable Starting Lineup
125: Cliff Conway
133: Hunter Starner
141: Dom Gallo
149: Stevan Smith
157: Robert Dupont
165: Blake Hohman
174: Cade Kiely
184: Chris Beck
197: Max Gallahan
285: Jake Koch
Davidson Wildcats Probable Starting Lineup
125 – Michael McClelland
133 – Zamir Ode
141 – Dustin Runzo
149 – Aidan Conroy
157 – Tony Palumbo
165 – Hunter Costa
174 – Noah Satterfield
184 – Conor Fenn
197 – Konner Pritchard
285 – Will Cooley
Clarion Eagles Probable Starting Lineup
125 – Gavin Park
133 – Roshaun Cooley or Cameron Butler
141 – No. 7 Brock Zacherl or Evan Myers
149 – Taylor Ortz or Joe Sliwoski
157 – Mac Tanner or Avery Shay
165 – William Miller or Taylor Cahill
174 – Dom Rigous
184 – Greg Bulsak or Cochise Wanzer
197 – Edgar Ruano
285 – Toby Cahill or Brylee Shumaker
Ohio Bobcats Probable Starting Lineup
125 – Trevor Giallambardo
133 – No. 14 Cameron Kelly
141 – Mario Guillen
149 – Kade Kowalski
157 – Cullen Cummings
165 – Joe Terry
174 – Austin Reese or Arsen Ashughyan
184 – Hunter Yeargan
197 – Aaron Naples
285 – Zack Parker