Edinboro Grapplers Beat Bloomsburg 35-3

Edinboro, Pa. - The Edinboro wrestling team picked up their 24th straight EWL victory with a 35-3 win over Bloomsburg inside McComb Fieldhouse. The Fighting Scots improve to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in the EWL. Bloomsburg is now 2-5 and 1-2, respectively.

Edinboro has now won 12 of the last 13 meetings with the Huskies and leads the all-time series 24-6.

On Saturday, the Fighting Scots picked up bonus points in six of the ten weight classes, along with Sean Russell getting the forfeit win at 125 lbs. Russell is now 18-4 on the season and 83-21 for his career.

Five Fighting Scots won by major decision – Nate Hagan at 141 lbs. with a 15-2 win; Peter Pappas with a 12-2 win at 149 lbs.; Andrew Shomers at 157 lbs. with an 8-0 win; Fritz Hoehn earned the 10-1 win at 165 lbs.; Ty Schoffstall picked up the 14-4 win at 174 lbs. The match marked the return of Schoffstall to the lineup, who had been sidelined since the Fighting Scot Duals.

Korbin Myers (133 lbs.), Aaron Paddock (197 lbs.) and Billy Miller (285 lbs.) all picked up decision wins over the Huskies in their respective weight classes.

Edinboro returns to action on Friday, January 19, 2018 when they host tenth-ranked Virginia Tech. The head coach of the Hokies is former Edinboro All-American Tony Robie. The match is slated to start at 7:00 p.m.


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