Wrestling: Raiders Take Third; Gross Named Outstanding Wrestler

Wrestling: Raiders Take Third; Gross Named Outstanding Wrestler

Full Results

ALLIANCE, Ohio - Mount Union's wrestling team placed third at the 2017 Mount Union Invitational on Saturday evening at Peterson Fieldhouse.

The Purple Raiders tallied 130.5 points with seven placers which was 9.5 points behind second place Gannon (Pa.) at 140 points while Lake Erie won the team title with 143.5 points.

Jesse Gross (Norwalk/St. Paul) led the way for the Raiders with a first place finish at 165 pounds. Gross defeated Nick Vandermeer (Lake Erie) in the quarterfinals and Nate Ross (Gannon) in the finals match; Vandermeer and Ross are the #7 and #10 wrestlers in Division II, respectively. Gross's performance led him to be named the invitiational's outstanding wrestler.

Mount Union will next host the Mount Union Duals on Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 am in Peterson Fieldhouse.

Mount Union Placers:

125 - Nick Mancini, 2nd

133 - Nolan Wochna, 4th

141 - Alec Cotton, 4th

149 - Luke Hernandez, 3rd

149 - Isaac Hendershot, 5th

165 - Jesse Gross, 1st

285 - Cody Carr, 6th

Mount Union Individual Results

Team Scores:

  1. Lake Erie - 143.5
  2. Gannon - 140
  3. Mount Union - 130.5
  4. Seton Hill - 114.5
  5. Brockport - 96.5
  6. Bellarmine - 84
  7. Campbellsville - 65.5
  8. Ohio Northern - 61
  9. Ohio Valley - 49.5