Jan. 29, 2007
Contact: Josh Rattray
Dual Meet # 11 - vs. Lock Haven
Date: Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Site: Woodling Gym -
Last Meeting: Lock Haven 25 CSU 15 (Feb. 4, 2006)
All-Time Series: Lock Haven leads, 18-10
Dual Meet # 12 - vs. Bloomsburg
Date: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Site: Woodling Gym -
Last Meeting: Bloomsburg 27 CSU 9 (Feb. 5, 2006)
All-Time Series: Bloomsburg leads, 14-10-3
SETTING THE SCENE: The
RECAPPING LAST WEEK: The Vikings extended their winning streak to five with a 21-15 win at
PREVIEWING THE VIKINGS:
THE HEAD COACH
At CSU: 65-77-3
...EFFNER REACHES 150 DUAL MEET WINS:
CSU ALL-TIME AGAINST THE BALD EAGLES: CSU is 10-18 in 28 meetings with Lock Haven, dating back to the 1978-79 season. The Bald Eagles have taken six of the last eight meetings, including a 25-15 decision last year on Feb. 4. CSU defeated Lock Haven in 2003 (30-6) and 2004 (18-15).
...VERSUS THE HUSKIES: The Vikings are 10-14-3 all-time against Bloomsburg after having dropped the last three meetings. The Huskies defeated CSU, 27-9, last year and 25-18 in 2005.
AMONG CSU'S BEST: The Vikings' 8-2 start is among the best of
"VICTERY" EVERY TIME: Victer Crenshaw went 9-0 at 157 pounds in the month of January and has now won 12 of his last 13 bouts dating back to the Midlands Invitational on Dec. 29. Crenshaw's latest triumph came in a 7-4 decision over eighth-ranked Matt Kocher of
ARMSTRONG GOING STRONG: David Armstrong won all three of his bouts at the Ashland Duals on Jan. 21, joining Victer Crenshaw as the only Vikings to go 3-0 in each of the season's duals tournaments. The 133-pound Armstrong ran into third-ranked Drew Headlee at
TAG TEAM: Brothers Mike and Ryan Hurley are a combined 37-15 with six pins and five tech falls this season at 141 and 149 pounds, respectively. Mike (16-7) has won four straight matches and is now 6-1 in dual meet action. Ryan (21-8) is tied for second on the team in wins and was named the EWL Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 22 after going 3-0 at the Ashland Duals. The brothers from
EWL TOURNEY AT CSU: For the third time in school history and the first time since 1999,
UP NEXT: The Vikings travel to eighth-ranked and defending league champion Edinboro on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m. and host Clarion on Feb. 11 at 3:00 p.m.