GREENVILLE, Pa. - Nationally ranked No. 22 Mount Union defeated the Thiel Tomcats (2-1) by a score of 43-5 in a non-conference dual on Friday night from Beeghly Gymnasium.
The Purple Raiders won 9 of 10 matchups to improve to 8-0 overall and 2-0 in the OAC.
Mount Union recorded two tech falls and two pins in the match over the Tomcats. Wrestling at 133, Seth Hayes (Ravenna/Rootstown) defeated Justin Walter 18-3 and at 184, Isaiah Watson-Kirksey (Alliance/Alliance) defeated Seth McCrea 22-6 with just his second tech fall of the season and his career. With pins was Isaac Hendershot (Willoughby/Willoughby South) at 141 over Jason Miller in 0:58 and Mike Sinclair at 285 (Ellwood City, Pa./Lincoln) over Gavin Colligan in 1:27.
The Raiders are not in action again until after the New Year as they will participate in the Waynesburg Open on Saturday, January 6 at 10:00 AM.
|#22 Mount Union 43, Thiel (Pa.) 5||MTU||THIEL|
|125 - Trent Gill over Cory Bable, Dec 7-0||3||0|
|133 - Seth Hayes over Justin Walter, TF 18-3||8||0|
|141 - Isaac Hendershot over Vinnie Mion, Pin 0:58||14||0|
|149 - Jason Miller over Kyle Jenkins, TF 20-1||14||5|
|157 - Austin Rush wins by forfeit||20||5|
|165 - Conner Homan over John Sims, Dec 16-12||23||5|
|174 - Austin Brooks wins by forfeit||29||5|
|184 - Isaiah Watson-Kirksey over Seth McCrea, TF 22-6||34||5|
|197 - Nick Corvo over Tyler Brooks, Dec 4-1||37||5|
|285 - Mike Sinclair over Gavin Colligan, Pin 1:27||43||5|