Wrestling: #22 Mount Union Takes Down Ohio Northern

Freshman Michael McIntire defeated Gavin Nelson (ONU) 8-1
Freshman Michael McIntire defeated Gavin Nelson (ONU) 8-1

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Mount Union wrestling team defeated the Ohio Northern Polar Bears (0-2, 0-2 OAC) 25-9 in their home opening Ohio Athletic Conference dual Tuesday night at the McPhearson Academic and Athletic Complex.

The Purple Raiders (7-0, 2-0 OAC) won 7 of 10 matchups to continue to be undefeated in duals this season. The Polar Bears kept all matches tight as all but two were won by decision.

Freshman Nolan Wochna (Brecksville/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) and sophomore Isaiah Watson-Kirksey (Alliance/Alliance) secured 10 points for the Raiders in the 25-9 victory. Ranked seniors #10 Nick Mancini (Boardman/Boardman), #8 Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) and #9 Jesse Gross (Norwalk/St. Paul) all secured wins and continued to set the tone for Mount Union as their win steak marches on.

Mount Union will next travel to Greenville, Pa. for a dual match against the Thiel Tomcats on Friday, December 8 at 7:00 pm.

 

#22 Mount Union 25, Ohio Northern 9 MTU ONU
125 - #10 Nick Mancini over Seth Transue, Dec 11-5 3 0
133 - Nolan Wochna wins by MFF 9 0
141 - #8 Alec Cotton over Aidan Pierobon, Dec 3-0 12 0
149 - Luke Hernandez over Schuyler Caprella, Dec 9-4 15 0
157 - Michael McIntire over Gavin Nelson, Dec 8-1 18 0
165 - #9 Jesse Gross over Seth Meyer, Dec 3-1 21 0
174 - Clayton Davidson over Tony Rupert, Dec 6-0 21 3
184 - Isaiah Watson-Kirksey over Alex Bair, MD 11-3 25 3
197 - Evan Hickey over Grant Martin, Dec 3-1 25 6
285 - Nate Barcaskey over Mike Sinclair, Dec 5-2  25 9