No. 27 ranked Mount Union's wrestling team hosts John Carroll for an Ohio Athletic Conference dual matchup Tuesday January 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex on campus.
The Purple Raiders (3-2) are coming off competing at the Citrus Invitational in FT. Lauderdale, Fla. on December 29th and 30th. Sophomore Bryant Roby (Westchester, Ill./St/ Joseph) placed third at 141 pounds to lead the No. 27th Ranked Mount Union to a ninth place finish.
Roby and six other Raiders placed at the event.
Seniors Nick Terifaj (Brook Park/Strongsville) at 285 and senior Jeremy Regula (Dundee/Claymont) at 165 each placed fourth.
Junior Nick Rajcsak (Stow/Stow) was in fifth place at 197, senior Jeremy Hathaway (Cuyahoga Falls/Woodridge) came in sixth at 184 while junior Tyler Johnston (Lyndhurst/Brush) at 149 and sophomore Chad Ziegler (Burton/Middlefield Cardinal) at 157 both finished eighth to round out the placers.
The last meeting between Mount Union and John Carroll, the Purple Raiders won 22-12 on Jan. 31, 2012 in University Heights, Ohio.
John Carroll comes into this match with a 3-4 record coming off placing 8th of 16 teams at the Budd Whitehill Duals in Lycoming, Pa. January 11th and 12th.
The Purple Raiders projected lineup:
125- Brad Kress (0-0, 0-0- OAC)
133- Jeremy Border (11-5, 0-0 OAC)
141- #10 Bryant Roby (11-3, 0-0 OAC)
149- Tyler Johnston (12-8, 0-0 OAC)
157- Jon Garrison (10-7, 0-0 OAC)
165- Jeremy Regula (13-5, 0-0 OAC)
174- Brent Kirk (6-6, 0-0 OAC)
184- Jeremy Hathaway (7-8, 0-0 OAC)
197- Nick Rajcsak (15-4, 0-0 OAC)
285- Nick Terifaj (13-4, 0-0 OAC)
Individual season record in parentheses