Unattached Telhada Places Second at Newberry OpenFebruary 8, 2014
NEWBERRY, S.C. – Anderson University wrestling competed in the annual Newberry Open, as senior Dan Telhada, who wrestled the tournament unattached, captured a second-place finish to lead the Trojans Saturday at Newberry’s Eleazer Arena.
Telhada finished the tournament with a 3-1 record at 157, highlighted by a second-round pin over UNC Pembroke’s Milo Shelton at the 2:03 mark. Telhada’s tournament run was halted by NC State’s Chad Pyke by a 7-5 decision in the second-place bout.
Anderson returns to its dual schedule on Wednesday when they travel to Brewton-Parker. The first bout from Mount Vernon, Ga. is set for 7 p.m.
157: Eric DeAngelis
Chad Pyke (NC State – U) tech. fall DeAngelis, 17-2 (2:59)
Cameron Pike (Coker – U) dec. DeAngelis, 6-4 (SV-1)
157: Dan Telhada (Unattached) – 2nd Place
Telhada pinned Milo Shelton (UNC Pembroke –U), 2:03
Telhada maj. dec. William Melko (Newberry), 14-5
Telhada dec. Rodney Shepa (NC State – U) 9-4
Chad Pyke (NC State – U) dec. Telhada, 7-5
184: Taylor Dorsett
Tyrece Jones (Appalachian State) dec. Dorsett, 10-3
Harrison Schmid (The Citadel) pinned Dorsett, 2:30
197: Robert Johnson
Joshua Lehner (North Carolina – U) pinned Johnson, 1:30
Canyon Ebanks (Santa Fe – U) dec. Johnson, 9-2