RESULTS: Day One of Metteo Pellicone

See the results from day one of Metteo Pellicone.

Snyder, Dake, Arujau Perfect on the Evening

USA team members Kyle Snyder, Kyle Dake, and Vito Arujau won a total of seven matches at the NLWC event on February 23rd, 2021.

Snyder won three of those matches, defeating Nate Jackson by decision 6-1, Scottie Boykin by technical fall 11-0 (2:57), and Gabe Dean by technical fall, 13-2 (5:02).

Dake won both of his matches, defeating Vincenzo Joseph by technical fall 10-0 (4:35) and Jason Nolf by decision 5-0.

Arujau also picked up two wins, defeating Sean Russell by technical fall 14-3 and Zach Sanders by decision 6-0.

Max Dean, Zain Retherford, Mallory Velte, Ale Bonilla, and Jane Valencia won their only bouts of the evening while Zach Sanders, Jason Nolf, Gabe Dean, Thomas Gilman, and Vincenzo Joseph were victorious in one of their two matches, respectfully.

Full results can be found below.

Kyle Snyder dec. Nate Jackson, 6-1

Zach Sanders pin Thomas Gilman, 1:47

Vito Arujau tech fall Sean Russell, 14-3

Jason Nolf tech fall Jevon Balfour, 10-0 (3:14)

Kyle Dake tech fall Vincenzo Joseph, 10-0 (4:35)

Mallory Velte dec. Jen Page, 6-1

Ale Bonilla dec. Kendall Bostelman, 8-0

Max Dean dec. Nate Jackson, 5-5, criteria

Kyle Snyder tech fall Scottie Boykin, 11-0 (2:57)

Gabe Dean dec. Bo Nickal, 3-2

Vito Arujau dec. Zach Sanders, 6-0

Thomas Gilman tech fall Sean Russell, 11-0 (1:56)

Jane Valencia tech fall Ronna Heaton, 12-2 (4:15)

Vincenzo Joseph dec. Jevon Balfour, 8-2

Zain Retherford dec. Evan Henderson, 6-2

Kyle Snyder tech fall Gabe Dean, 13-2 (5:02)

Kyle Dake dec. Jason Nolf, 5-0

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RESULTS: NLWC February 23 Event

Results from the February 23, 2021 NLWC/Rofkin event.

Kyle Snyder dec. Nate Jackson, 6-1

Zach Sanders pin Thomas Gilman, 1:47

Vito Arujau tech fall Sean Russell, 14-3

Jason Nolf tech fall Jevon Balfour, 10-0 (3:14)

Kyle Dake tech fall Vincenzo Joseph, 10-0 (4:35)

Mallory Velte dec. Jen Page, 6-1

Ale Bonilla dec. Kendall Bostelman, 8-0

Max Dean dec. Nate Jackson, 5-5, criteria

Kyle Snyder tech fall Scottie Boykin, 11-0 (2:57)

Gabe Dean dec. Bo Nickal, 3-2

Vito Arujau dec. Zach Sanders, 6-0

Thomas Gilman tech fall Sean Russell, 11-0 (1:56)

Jane Valencia tech fall Ronna Heaton, 12-2 (4:15)

Vincenzo Joseph dec. Jevon Balfour, 8-2

Zain Retherford dec. Evan Henderson, 6-2

Kyle Snyder tech fall Gabe Dean, 13-2 (5:02)

Kyle Dake dec. Jason Nolf, 5-0

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Kyle Dake Gets Flat Tire; Four Help Rescue Him

Kyle Dake is one of the best wrestlers in the world but that doesn’t come in handy when you get a flat tire.

Dake is set to take on Vincenzo Joseph and Jason Nolf this evening at a Rofkin event, hosted by Nittany Lion Wrestling Club.

The Rofkin/NLWC event will start with the junior bouts at 6:00 pm eastern and the senior bout at 7:30 pm. You can watch the event HERE

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Kyle Snyder Triples Down in Preparation of Olympic Trials

While most senior Team USA members will be wrestling one or two matches at the Rofkin event, Kyle Snyder will wrestle three matches this evening.

The event, hosted by Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, will feature current senior team members as well as the future of team USA. 

Kyle Dake, USA, lifts Livan Lopez Azcuy, Cuba, off of the mat during the 79kg match at Beat the Streets – Rumble on the River on May 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bennett of BMB Media Works, LLC)

Kyle Dake, USA, lifts Livan Lopez Azcuy, Cuba, off of the mat during the 79kg match at Beat the Streets – Rumble on the River on May 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bennett of BMB Media Works, LLC)

Senior team USA members Gabe Dean, Kyle Dake, Thomas Gilman, Vito Arujau, Zach Sanders, and Sean Russell, will all wrestle two matches.

Some of the key matchups include Kyle Snyder v Gabe Dean, Kyle Dake v Vincenzo Joseph, Bo Nickal v Gabe Dean, and Kyle Dake v Jason Nolf, among many other must-watch matches. 

Team USA olympic trials will be held at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, April 2-3 while the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are slated for August 1st-7th, 2021.

The Rofkin/NLWC event will start with the junior bouts at 6:00 pm eastern and the senior bout at 7:30 pm. You can watch the event HERE

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