Mountaineers 17th In NCAA Wrestling Finals

West Virginia was unable to gain any ground on the final day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships.

In WVU's only action on Saturday, the Mountaineers were unable to gain any wins. Brandon Lauer finished in eighth spot after dropping a 4-0 decision in against Evan Sola of North Carolina in the 133 pound weight class.

Shane Cunanan, at 141, lost a pair of bouts to Phillip Simpson of Army and Jason Hester of Central Michigan to finish in sixth place.

Lauer and Cunanan earned All-America honors for their performances.

WVU finished in 17th place with 32.5 points. Oklahoma State cruised to their expected title with 143 points.

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