No.11 Pittsburgh pulls a 26-9 victory over the Terps

By Ana Blickenstaff

The Terps didn’t leave Pennsylvania empty handed, both Justin Alexander, Shyheim Brown, and Lou Mascola nabbed wins for the team, but they ultimately fell to No. 11 Pittsburg 26-9.

Native born Alexander at 133 pounds won in a takedown with 52 seconds to go in the third period to defeat Nick Zanetta 3-1. Up next would be Shyheim Brown at 141 pounds who also would go on to secure his victory in the third with a beautiful reversal over Travis Shaffer for a 5-2 victory.

In a neck in neck match at 157 pounds, Lou Mascola put the Terps on top at the half with 5-2 decision over Ronnie Garbinsky.

The remainder of the matches would go in Pittsburgh’s favor but not without a great fight by the Terrapins.

The team will take on Penn State in their first home Big Ten match on December 11 at 6:00 p.m.

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