Cowboy Wrestlers Fall To Air Force 19-16

Feb. 12, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming split ten matches with Air Force but came up short in a 19-16 loss to the Falcons in Colorado Springs. The Cowboys jumped out to a 6-0 lead, but were unable to maintain the lead against their MWC rivals.

The dual started at 149 pounds where Mark Hamrick defeated Adam Brown 15-9, giving Wyoming a 3-0 lead. Freshman Levi Prevost then defeated Timothy Huxel 7-3 for a 6-0 UW lead. Air Force would rebound to win the next three matches, including one pin, to lead 12-6 after five matches. Wyoming would win three of the final five matches but were unable to overcome the six-point deficit.

Complete dual results:

     149 Mark Hamrick (WYO) defeated         Adam Brown (AFA) 15-9     157 Levi Prevost (WYO) defeated         Timothy Huxel (AFA) 7-3     165 Alex Pelbath (AFA) defeated         Justin Christenson (WYO) 3-1     174 Terry Parham (AFA) defeated         Steven Schenk (WYO) by fall     184 Samuel Sheretz (AFA) defeated         Kevin Kessner (WYO) 4-1     197 Craig Rumsey (WYO) defeated         Ryan Kaiser (AFA) 13-3     HWT Kevin Hoy (AFA) defeated         Brad Steele (WYO) 3-1     125 Heath McKim (AFA) defeated         Reynold Candelaria (WYO) 13-5     133 Kelly McConville (WYO) defeated         Andrew Peters (AFA) 3-0     141 Thad Trujillo (WYO) defeated         Ryan Montanez (AFA) 6-4

With the loss Wyoming is now 6-5 on the season with three duals remaining. The next action for the Pokes is Wednesday against Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo.