Mount Union Shuts Out Muskingum in OAC Wrestling Opener
The Raiders swept through every contested match and earned a
forfeit at 285 to move to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in the conference,
while Muskingum falls to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the OAC.
Freshman Riki Reynolds (Marion/Marion Pleasant) started things out with a pin at 2:49 at 125 pounds and improved his record to 9-2 overall on the year.
Seniors Richie Clark (Solon/Solon) at 149 and Mike Manypenny (Salem/Salem) at 174 also scored pins, while sophomore Josh Malave (Cleveland/Rocky River Lutheran West) scored a major decision win at 141.
Mount Union goes on the road this weekend as they head to Grantham, PA to compete at the Petrofes Invitational at Messiah College.
Mount Union 47, Muskingum 0
125: Riki Reynolds (MTU) d. Shawn Feistamel, pin 2:49
133: Erik Canter (MTU) d. Mike Halko, 7-5 OT
141: Josh Malave (MTU) d. Luke Caracofe, 14-4 (maj. dec.)
149: Richie Clark (MTU) d. Kenny Poland, pin 6:16
157: Bryan Skoff (MTU) d. Ralph Geesey, 12-0 (maj. dec.)
165: John Piechuta (MTU) d. Adam Harris, 7-6
174: Mike Manypenny (MTU) d. Mike Frasure, pin 2:38
184: Andy Jenkins (MTU) d. Jake Getto, 9-4
197: Bill Schindel (MTU) d. Danny Dunn, pin 6:56
285: Derrick Hesson (MTU) win by forfeit
Records: Mount Union (4-2, 1-0 OAC), Muskingum (0-2, 0-1 OAC)