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Duke to Host Blue vs. White Match Saturday
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 10/27/2017
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DURHAM, N.C.—The Duke wrestling team will hold its annual Blue-White wrestle-offs Saturday Oct. 28 as it prepares for its opening tournament Nov. 5. The first match will begin at 11 a.m., and will take place in Krzyzewskiville if weather permits. If there is adverse weather, Duke will wrestle in its wrestling room in the Wilson Center.

Fans who are interested in catching an early glimpse at the Blue Devils can tune in on Facebook Live. will bring you the action mat-side starting at 11 a.m. Fans can follow Duke wrestling on Facebook at

The match will be the first competitive action for nine Blue Devils as the team looks to solidify a lineup heading into the long 2017-18 campaign. The first match will be at 197 between Araad Fisher and Alec Schenk. Both are bumping up a weight from last season.

Fisher will end the day as well, taking on Luke Farinaro, while Mitch and Zach Finesilver will exhibition matches against rookie Ben Anderson and either Garrett Neff or Maliik Marcin, respectively.

The schedule of matchups is below.

Duke opens the 2017-18 season at the Southeast Open Nov. 5. The Blue Devils kick off the dual portion of the schedule Jan. 6 at the Carolina Duals in Chapel Hill.


Blue-White Wrestle-Offs

197: Araad Fisher vs Alec Schenk                                                                                             

149: Anthony DeMartino vs Colten Thomas                                                                         

165: Garrett Neff vs Maliik Marcin                                                                                           

125: Thayer Atkins vs Harrison Campbell                                                                                 

133: Josh Copeland vs Josh Finesilver                                                                                     

141: Eric Carter vs Jeremiah Reitz                                                                                             

149: Colten Thomas vs Brandon Leynaud                                                                              

197: Alec Schenk vs Luke Farinaro                                                                                            

174/184: Matt Finesilver vs Kaden Russell                                                                            

285: Jacob Kasper vs TBD                                                                                                                                            

149: Brandon Leynaud vs Anthony DeMartino                                                                    

157: Mitch Finesilver vs Ben Anderson                                                                                  

165: Zach Finesilver vs Winner of 165                                                                                     

197: Araad Fisher sv Luke Farinaro                                                                                           




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