No. 30 ranked Mount Union's wrestling team travels to Baldwin Wallace to compete in an Ohio Athletic Conference Dual Tuesday January 22nd at 7:30 pm in Berea, Ohio
The Purple Raiders (5-2, 1-0 OAC) are coming off a win against Niagara County Community College in a dual Saturday (Jan. 19th), 28-9, and competing in the Purple Raider Open held last Sunday (Jan. 20th) at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.
Against Niagara County Community College the Raiders won 7-of-10 contested matches and got two major decisions from junior Nick Rajcsak (Stow/Stow) winning 10-2 at 197 over NCC's Gunner Thomas and sophomore Bryant Roby winning 13-5 over NCC's Nic Rider.
The Raiders freshman Jeremy Border (Caldwell/Caldwell) at 133 and senior Nick Terifaj (Brook Park/Strongsville) at 285 both recorded pins at 4:06 over Barney Prince and 6:01 over Max Antone respectively.
At the Purple Raider Open:
Freshman Jordan Judy (Clayton, Ind./Danville) headlined the place winners as he won the 141-pound title.
The other Raider place winners, fourth place finish by sophomore Bryant Roby (Westchester, Ill./St. Joesph) at 141, fifth place finish by senior Jeremy Hathaway (Cuyahoga Falls/ Woodridge) at 184 and a third place finish by junior Nick Rajcsak (Stow/Stow) at 197.
Baldwin Wallace (2-1, 0-1 OAC) comes into this match coming off a loss to Heidelberg last Tuesday (Jan. 15) 36-6 in Tiffin, Ohio. The Yellow Jackets Jesse Gunter and Garrett Chase won the 125 and 157 weight classes respectively.
Mount Union travels to take on Ohio Northern in an OAC Dual on Tuesday January 29th at 7:30 pm in Ada, Ohio.
The Purple Raiders projected lineup:
125- Brad Kress (1-1, 0-1 OAC)
133- Jeremy Border (13-5, 1-0 OAC)
141- #9 Bryant Roby (13-3, 1-0 OAC)
149- Tyler Johnston (13-9, 0-1 OAC)
157- Jon Garrison (12-7, 1-0 OAC)
165- Jeremy Regula (14-5, 1-0 OAC)
174- Brent Kirk (7-6, 1-0 OAC)
184- Jeremy Hathaway (8-8, 1-0 OAC)
197- Nick Rajcsak (7-4, 1-0 OAC)
285- Nick Terifaj (15-4, 1-0 OAC)
Individual season record in parentheses