January 18, 2011

#10 Wrestling Whips Muskingum 43-3

NEW CONCORD, Ohio -- No. 10 ranked Mount Union won nine of 10 weight classes for a decisive 43-3 Ohio Athletic Conference victory over Muskingum Tuesday in New Concord.

The Purple Raiders improve to 9-0 overall and 2-0 in the OAC, while the Fighting Muskies fall to 3-7 overall and 0-1 in the OAC.

Mount Union had four pins in the match from Riki Reynolds (Marion/Pleasant) at 125, Josh Malave (Rocky River/Lutheran West) at 141, Joe Spooner (Willoughby/Willoughby South) at 157 and Derick Hesson (Dexter City/Caldwell) at 285.

The Raiders also got a pair of tech falls from Kevin Shadrach (Parma/Parma), a 15-0 winner at 149, and Bill Schindel (Tallmadge/Akron Hoban), a 20-3 winner at 197.

Three more wins were from Colin Dennis (North Ridgeville/Lutheran West), who scored a 6-4 overtime win at 133, then a 10-5 win from John Piechuta (Alliance/Marlington) at 165 and a Chad Teague (Cambridge/Cambridge) tallied a 7-4 win at 184.

Mount Union returns home to face Case Western Reserve Friday night at 7:30 pm in The MAAC.  A high school wrestling match between Coventry and Carrollton will precede the college match at 6 pm.  Admission is FREE for both matches.

#10 Mount Union 43, Muskingum  3

125: #8 Riki Reynolds (MTU) pin Shawn Feistamel (MU), :53 [TEAM: MTU 6-0]
133: Colin Dennis (MTU) dec Chip Halko (MU), 6-4 (First OT) [TEAM: MTU 9-0]
141: Josh Malave (MTU) pin Luke Caracofe (MTU), 2:07 [TEAM: MTU 15-0]
149: Kevin Shadrach (MTU) tech fall Kenny Poland (MU), 15-0 [TEAM: MTU 20-0]
157: Joe Spooner (MTU) pin Tommy Patterson (MU), :35 [TEAM: MTU 26-0]
165: John Piechuta (MTU) dec Adam Harris (MU), 10-5 [TEAM: MTU 29-0]
174: Mike Frasure (MU) dec Darin Lyles (MTU), 8-5 [TEAM: MTU 29-3]
184: Chad Teague (MTU) dec. Danny Dunn (MU), 7-4 [TEAM: MTU 32-3]
197: #4 Bill Schindel (MTU) tech fall Lucas Weber, 20-3 [TEAM: MTU 37-3]
285: Derick Hesson (MTU) pin TJ McCray (MU), 2:13 [TEAM: MTU 43-3]

Muskingum (3-7, 0-1 OAC)
Mount Union (9-0, 2-0 OAC)

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