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Wrestling Falls Short At La Crosse
Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
LA CROSSE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team came away with two victories as they fell to 11th-ranked UW-La Crosse 35-7 tonight at Mitchell Hall.
Eau Claire drops to 5-10 in dual meets and 1-3 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meets. The Eagles improve to 18-6 and 5-1, respectively.
While the Blugolds had to forfeit the 125 pound match, Andy Miller (Sr.-Appleton, Wis./North) picked up a win at 133 pounds to cut La Crosse's lead to only two (6-4). He earned a major decision victory over Pat Parrillo with a score of 11-2.
At 165 pounds, Seth Hendricks (Jr.-Beloit, Wis./Turner) also came up with a win for Eau Claire with a 6-5 decision over Jeff Erkel.
The Blugolds will be back on the mat next Wednesday for another WIAC dual meet at UW-Oshkosh. Action is set to begin at 7 p.m.
- KM -