Wrestling: Nine Placers Lead Raiders to Sixth Place at Mount Union Invite

Nick Mancini (Ed Hall Jr., edhallphotos.com)
Nick Mancini (Ed Hall Jr., edhallphotos.com)

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's wrestling team placed sixth at the Mount Union Invitational Saturday at Peterson Fieldhouse.

The Purple Raiders tallied 111.5 points which was two points behind fifth place Gannon. NCAA Division II member Mercyhurst won the event with 156.5 points.

Mount Union had nine individual placers on the day led by a trio of second place finishes from Nick Mancini (Boardman/Boardman) at 125 pounds, Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) at 133 pounds and Jesse Gross (Norwalk / Norwalk St. Paul) at 165 pounds.

The Raiders next host the Mount Union Duals next Saturday, Nov. 19 at Peterson Fieldhouse.

2016 Mount Union Invitational

Team Scores

1. Mercyhurst (Pa.) 156.5, 2. Seton Hill (Pa.) 135, 3. Brockport St. (N.Y.) 126.5, 4. Lake Erie 124, 5. Gannon (Pa.) 113.5, 6. Mount Union 111.5, 7. Ohio Northern 86, 8. Ohio Valley 72, 9. Bellarmine (Ky.) 28.

Mount Union Individual Results

125 - Nick Manicni

N. Mancini tech fall Jon Lauricella (Brockport), 17-2

N. Mancini dec. Dillon Stowell (Brockport) 8-6

1st Place Match - Willie Bohince (Mercyhurst) dec. N. Mancini, 6-0

125 - Aaron Kammeyer

Willie Bohince (Mercyhurst) pin Kammeyer, 1:46

Kammeyer pin Mike Klein (Brockport), 1:48

Abe Guarriello (Gannon) pin Kammeyer, 3:48

125 - Trent Gill

Gill tech fall Mike Klein (Brockport) 17-0

Willie Bohince (Mercyhurst) pin Gill, 2:15

Gill dec. Seth Hayes (MTU), 6-4

Anthony Tipke (Ohio Valley) dec. Gill, 4-3 

125 - Seth Hayes

Abe Guarriello (Gannon) dec. Hayes, 17-10

Hayes d. Collin Dees (Seton Hill), 7-0

Trent Gill (MTU) dec. Hayes, 6-4

133 - Jarrett Hylton

Hylton pin DeLenci Shannon-Brown (Mercyhurst), 3:30

Rodney Sunday (Seton Hill) pin Hylton, :58

Kevin Marcano (Brockport) pin Hylton, 1:09

133 - Isaac Hendershot

Hendershot pin Gage Nicolella (Mercyhurst), 1:31

Tyler Kenney (Seton Hill) dec. Hendershot, 6-5

Hendershot pin DeLenci Shannon-Brown (Mercyhurst), 1:00

Nate Kirk (MTU) dec. Hendershot, 2-0

7th place Match - Brad Taton (Ohio Northern) forfeit Hendershot

133 - Nate Kirk

Kirk tech fall Mitchell Giffen (Gannon), 17-2

Andrew Lieb (Lake Erie) dec. Kirk 13-8

Kirk pin Tanner Perry (MTU) 2:11

Kirk dec. Isaac Hendershot (MTU), 2-0

5th place match - Kevin Marcano (Brockport) forfeit Kirk

133 - Tanner Perry

Casey Vollmer (Gannon) tech fall Perry, 23-7

Perry forfeit Colton Nangle (Ohio Valley)

Nate Kirk (MTU) pin Perry, 2:11

141 - Sam Valenti

S. Valenti pin Chris Weiss (Mercyhurst), 1:51

S. Valenti pin Levi Congleton (Ohio Valley), 2:24

Austin Shaw (Seton Hill) dec. S. Valenti 17-10

Nate Walker (Brockport) dec. S. Valenti, 9-2

141 - Alec Kirby

Kirby pin Hagan Root (Ohio Valley), 5:20

Sean O'Hagan (Brockport) pin Kirby, 1:41

Kirby pin Chris Weiss (Mercyhurst), 2:50

Braden Flinn (Mercyhurst) tech fall Kirby, 20-3

141 - Taylor Komives

Aidan Pierobon (Ohio Northern) dec. Komives, 3-1

Komives pin Jeff Andrews (Ohio Northern), 1:15

Cole Tawney (Brockport) dec. Komives, 6-4

141 - Alec Cotton

Cotton maj. dec. Jarrette Carter (Mercyhurst), 8-0

Cotton pin Aidan Pierobon (Ohio Northern), 2:13

Cotton dec. Sean O'Hagan (Brockport), 7-2

1st Place Match - Austin Shaw (Seton Hill) dec. Cotton, 3-2 

157 - Kyle Ferguson

Ferguson tech fall Matt Osborne (Brockport), 16-0

Sean Peacock (Brockport) maj. dec. Ferguson, 9-0

Ferguson pin Trevor Reed (Ohio Northern), 3:15

Ferguson dec. Giovanni Ciotti (Gannon), 9-5

Ferguson pin Sam Phillips (Ohio Valley), 4:55

3rd Place Match - Sean Peacock (Brockport) maj. dec. Ferguson, 8-0

157 - Kyle Jenkins

Nick Boggs (Lake Erie) pin Jenkins, 3:47

Jenkins dec. Anthony Mastrangelo (Seton Hill), 17-10

Jordan Kayes (Brockport) pin Jenkins, 4:50

165 - Jesse Gross

Gross maj. dec. Drew Widdifield (Mercyhurst), 16-5

Gross maj. dec. Nathan Palmer (Brockport), 18-6

Gross dec. Cole Gavin (Mercyhurst), 5-3

Gross dec. Nik Varazashvili (Ohio Valley), 6-4

1st Place Match - Zach Voykek (Seton Hill) dec. Gross, 3-0

165 - Connor Homan 

Homan dec. Mitch Rusch (Brockport), 13-8

Fran Mizia (Mercyhurst) tech fall Homan, 15-0

Homan dec. Bielski Michel (Gannon), 7-4

Tanner Druck (Seton Hill) maj. dec. Homan, 13-1

165 - Jacob Taylor 

Tanner Druck (Seton Hill) pin Taylor, 2:43

Taylor pin Casey Provost (Brockport), 6:00

Jacob Thompson (Ohio Northern) tech fall, Taylor, 16-0

165 - Branden Parker

Nick Vandermeer (Lake Erie) dec. Parker, 7-0

Parker dec. Mitch Rusch (Brockport), 6-5

Parker pin John Cole (Seton Hill), 1:15

Andy Dobben (Brockport) dec. Parker, 5-0

174 - John Staron

Staron tech fall Alex Swartz (Brockport), 16-1

Kevin Holman (Mercyhurst) maj. dec. Staron, 11-3

Clayton Davidson (Ohio Northern) pin Staron, 1:10

174 - Tony Rupert

Jake Stratton (Gannon) maj. dec. Rupert, 17-5

Kyler Deeter pin Rupert, 1:30

174 - Austin Brooks 

Kyler Deeter (Ohio Northern) pin Brooks, 4:54

Brooks dec. Teddy Fleming (Brockport), 11-5

Louis Crawford (Gannon) pin Brooks, 1:14

174 - Nick Miller

Clayton Davidson (Ohio Northern) dec. Miller, 3-1

Miller forfeit Marcus Miller (Ohio Valley)

Miller maj. dec. Louis Crawford (Gannon), 12-2

Miller maj dec. Kevin Holman (Mercyhurst), 12-4

3rd Place Match - Clayton Davidson (Ohio Northern) dec. Miller, 2-1

184 - Richard Ramage

Dakota DesLauriers (Mercyhurst) pin Ramage, :54

Ramage pin Junior Benitez (Ohio Northern)

Anthony Risley (MTU) tech fall Ramage, 20-1

184 - Dillon Stallsmith 

Stallsmith dec. Anthony Risley (MTU), 10-4

Dakota DesLauriers (Mercyhurst) dec. Stallsmith, 7-3

Billy Bowlen (Seton Hill) dec. Stallsmith, 7-0

184 - Anthony Risley

Dillon Stallsmith (MTU) dec. Risley, 10-4

Risley tech fall Richard Ramage, 20-1

Mike Green (Mercyhurst) tech fall, Risley, 21-5

184 - Isaiah Watson-Kirksey

Mike Green (Mercyhurst) pin Watson-Kirksey, 4:06

Billy Bowlen (Seton Hill) pin Watson-Kirksey, 3:36

184 - Michael Delsanter

Delsanter maj. dec. Jarrod Fair (Ohio Northern), 11-3

Tyler Hughes (Lake Erie) tech fall Delsanter, 16-1

Brendon Winning (Lake Erie) pin Delsanter, 3:30

197 - Cody Carr

Gunner Loughman (Gannon) pin Carr, 2:45

Alex Bair (Ohio Northern) maj. dec. Carr, 11-0

197 - Grant Martin

Martin dec. Gunner Loughman (Gannon), 5-4

Evan Rosborough (Lake Erie) pin Martin, 1:33

Martin maj. dec. Alex Bair (Ohio Northern), 10-1

3rd Place Match - Martin forfeit Jake Temple (Seton Hill)

285 - Mike Sinclair

Sinclair pin Dylan Davis (Seton Hill), 8:00 OT

Andy Welton (Mercyhurst) maj. dec. Sinclair, 10-1

Sinclair dec. Cody Gibbons (Brockport), 6-1

Sinclair dec. Ben Willard (Ohio Valley), 3-0

Evan Loughman (Lake Erie) maj. dec. Sinclair, 13-4

5th Place Match - Sinclair dec. Jacob Morris (Brockport), 4-2