Chance Marsteller continued his strong start to his first season with Lock Haven wrestling.
Marsteller captured the 165-pound division title at the Black Knight Invite on Sunday, Nov. 19 at West Point. He was one of four Bald Eagles to take first place on the day, while five other members of the team placed in their respective weight classes.
Marsteller, a graduate of Kennard-Dale, captured the 165-pound title by going 3-0 in the event. He capped his championship-weekend off with an 11-4 victory over Army's Andrew Mendel in the final.
Marsteller opened his day with a 19-3 tech fall victory over Dominic Percuelli. In his second bout of the tournament, Marsteller was given his toughest bout of the season. His 3-1 decision over Vincent Deprez was the first bout he's had this season that was decided by fewer than six points.
The redshirt junior Marsteller, who is ranked 11th in the nation at 165 pounds, is now 11-0 on the season.
The victory for Marsteller was his third consecutive tournament title at 165 pounds to begin the season. He also took first on Nov. 5 at the Clarion Open and won last weekend on Nov. 12 at the Journeymen Collegiate Classic in Troy, New York.
The Bald Eagles' four tournament champs was the most in the field, which included 11th-ranked Rutgers.
Marsteller will be back in action next Sunday, Nov. 26 when Lock Haven hosts the 12th annual Mat-Town Open.