Wrestling: Mount Union Goes Perfect at Mount Union Duals

#8 Alec Cotton against A. Mastrangelo (Waynesburg) - Photo by: Ed Hall
#8 Alec Cotton against A. Mastrangelo (Waynesburg) - Photo by: Ed Hall

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Mount Union wrestling team went undefeated at the Mount Union Duals Saturday at Peterson Fieldhouse as they won all five of their dual matches. 

The Purple Raiders defeated Greensboro (N.C.) (52-0), Wilkes (Pa.) (33-9), #6 Messiah (Pa.) (27-20), #24 Waynesburg (Pa.) (25-10) and Alma (Mich.) (41-9).

Mount Union was led by senior Nick Mancini (Boardman/Boardman) as he went undefeated on the day. #8 Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) went 4-1 with a 2-0 victory over #6 Matthew Grossman (Wilkes), a 2016 Division III National Champion. #9 Jesse Gross (Norwalk/St. Paul) went undefeated as well with a 4-1 decision over #4 Nicholas Racanelli (Wilkes) and a 10-6 decision over #7 Jeff Hojnacki (Messiah).

The Raiders will next compete Tuesday, November 28th at 7:30 PM as they travel to Westerville, Ohio to face OAC opponent Otterbein.

 

Match-By-Match Results

Mount Union defeated Greensboro (N.C.), 52-0   Mount Union defeated Wilkes (Pa.) 33-9   Mount Union defeated Messiah (Pa.) 27-20
125: #10 Nick Mancini tech fall G. Wilson, 15-0   125: Nick Mancini tech fall S. Reed, 16-0   125: #10 Nick Mancini pin S. Redington, 3:00 
133: Nolan Wochna pin C. Haskin, 1:38   133: J. Dimarsico dec. Nolan Wochna, 9-3   133: H. Harris pin Nolan Wochna, 4:12 
141: #8 Alec Cotton dec. Z.Rainess, 4-0   141: #8 Alec Cotton dec. #6 M. Grossman, 2-0   141: #8 Alec Cotton tech fall K. Estrella, 18-0 
149: Luke Hernandez major dec. R. Dominique, 20-9   149: Luke Hernandez dec. J. Evans, 13-9   149: Luke Hernandez dec. L. Cassel, 8-7 
157: Michael McIntire forfeit   157: Michael McIntire pin K.Medrow, 3:32    157: Michael McIntire major dec. D. Swarr, 13-1 
165: #9 Jesse Gross forfeit   165: #9 Jesses Gross dec. #4 N. Racanelli, 4-1   165: #9 Jesse Gross dec. #7 J. Hojnacki, 10-6 
174: Tony Rupert tech fall Q. Cannon, 19-2   174: Tony Rupert dec. J.Ritter, 7-6   174: B. Swarr pin Tony Rupert, 2:00 
184: Isaiah Watson-Kirksey pin T.Dudley, 4:59   184: Isaiah Watson-Kirksey pin M. Judge, 3:19    184: D. Beitz dec. Isaiah Watson-Kirksey, 7-6 
197: Nick Corvo pin C. Ortega, 3:45   197: J. Huling pin Nick Corvo, 3:47    197: K. Koser tech fall Nick Corvo, 17-0 
285: Cody Carr pin M. Williams, 2:09   285: Cody Carr major dec. R. Thompson, 21-9    285: Michael Sinclair inj. J. Schell, 1:33 
         
Mount Union defeated Waynesburg (Pa.), 25-10   Mount Union defeated Alma (Mich.), 41-9    
125: #10 Nick Mancini dec. T. Buxton, 5-2   125: #10 Nick Mancini forfeit    
133: J. Kuslock dec. Nolan Wochna, 7-3   133: Nolan Wochna pin C. Beecher, 3:37    
141: #8 Alec Cotton pin A. Mastrangelo, 4:19   141: B. Ladd dec. #8 Alec Cotton, 3-2    
149: Luke Hernandez major dec. M. Lascola, 20-11   149: Luke Hernandez major dec. J. Anderson, 21-9    
157: Michael McIntire dec. Z. Mackall, 12-10   157: Michael McIntire pin R. Scroggins, 1:01    
165: #9 Jesse Gross sudden victory D. Hull, 3-1   165: Austin Rush pin J. Vondrasek, 1:03     
174: Tony Rupert dec. C. Baxter, 7-4   174: Tony Rupert pin E. Arnegard, 2:51     
184: Rob Valenti dec. M. Mahon, 12-7   184: Rob Valenti major dec. W. Barnes, 15-3    
197: K. Burns pin Nick Corvo, 6:00   197: T. McPhail pin Nick Corvo, 2:33    
285: J. Evans dec. Michael Sinclair, 2-0   285: Cody Carr dec. A. Popp, 7-3