No. 29 ranked Mount Union's wrestling team hosts Muskingum in an Ohio Athletic Conference dual Tuesday, February 12th at 7:30 pm at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.
The Purple Raiders (7-3, 3-1 OAC) are coming a 24-15 win over Heidelberg last Tuesday, February 5th at the MAAC.
Mount Union won five of ten contested matches highlighted by a pin by junior Tyler Johnston (Lyndhurst/Brush) as he pinned Heidelberg senior Andrew Johnson, 5:43. The Raiders grabbed three major decisions from freshman Jeremy Border (Caldwell/Caldwell) at 133, sophomore Bryant Roby (Westchester, Ill./St. Joseph) at 141 and sophomore Jon Garrison (Fairlawn/Copley) at 157. Senior Jeremy Regula (Dundee/Claymont) rounded out the winning matches for the Raiders as he won by disqualification over Damon Cheek at 165-pounds.
Muskingum (0-13, 0-4 OAC) are entering Tuesday's dual after a 31-15 loss to John Carroll University. The Fighting Muskies won two of the seven contested matches. Freshman Skyler Caldwell won by pin over John Connick (John Carroll) 2:40 as senior Mitchell King won by decision over Danny McNamara (John Carroll) 4-2. The Muskies picked up a forfeit to round out their points.
Mount Union next travels to Ada, Ohio for the NCAA Regionals on March 2nd.
|Purple Raiders||Fighting Muskies|
|Brad Kress (2-6, 0-4 OAC)||125||Ahmad Taylor (1-15, 0-3 OAC)|
|Jeremy Border (17-7, 4-0 OAC)||133|
|Jordan Judy (5-5, 0-0 OAC)||141||Ben Barnhart-Sullivan (4-16, 0-2 OAC)|
|Tyler Johnston (19-14, 2-2 OAC)||149||Garland McCormick (13-14, 0-2 OAC)|
|Jon Garrison (19-9, 4-0 OAC)||157|
|Jeremy Regula (19-9 4-0 OAC)||165||Skylar Caldwell (5-12, 1-3 OAC)|
|Brent Kirk (8-7, 2-1 OAC)||174||Mitchell King (6-9, 1-2 OAC)|
|Brian Deming (6-10, 1-1 OAC)||184||Rusty Lockhart (12-6, 3-0 OAC)|
|Lucas Dies (10-8, 0-0 OAC)||197||Luke Weber (12-10, 2-2 OAC)|
|Nick Terifaj (19-8, 2-2 OAC)||285||Bass Conway (3-14, 0-3 OAC)|