Wrestling: Two Raiders Place at Purple Raider Open

Conner Homan
Conner Homan

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Mount Union wrestling team hosted the 2018 Purple Raider Open in an all-day event on Sunday in Peterson Fieldhouse.

Two Purple Raiders placed as recent transfer Jairod James (Bedford/Bedford) led the team going 3-1 to finish in third place at 174 pounds. Sophomore Conner Homan (Loveland/Loveland) went 2-3 with a pin to take sixth place at 165.

Mount Union will stay home and return to Ohio Athletic Conference dual action against Muskingum on Tuesday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. for Senior Night.

2018 Purple Raider Open - Mount Union Individual Results

   

125 – Trent Gill (1-2)

  • Gill pin Cody Moosman (Cleveland State), 2:03
  • Hunter Lucas (Ohio State) dec. Gill, 5-3
  • Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley) dec. Gill, 6-3

133 – Seth Hayes (1-1)

  • Hayes major dec. Ryan Matthews (Akron), 14-0
  • Bjorn Schroeder (Purdue) over Hayes, Inj. Default

133 – Dakota McCloskey (0-2)

  • Michael De La Pena (Indiana) major dec. McCloskey, 14-3
  • Harry Feuer (Kent State) pin McCloskey, 1:22

133 – Leondre Cooley (0-2)

  • Armando Torres (Eastern Michigan) pin Cooley, 1:53
  • Jack Cheney (Purdue) pin Cooley, 1:59

141 – AJ Kammeyer (0-2)

  • Justin Wilcox (Ashland) pin Kammeyer, 1:28
  • Branden Fitzgerald (Ohio State) pin Kammeyer, 0:16

157 – Jake Taylor (1-2)

  • Taylor pin Donnie Kerr (Penn State-Behrend), 5:56
  • Mitch Dean (Clarion) dec. Taylor, 7-1
  • Elijah Davis (Purdue) dec. Taylor, 8-5

157 – Kyle Jenkins (1-2)

  • Sam Svetz (Penn State-Behrend) dec. Jenkins, 8-5
  • Jenkins wins by forfeit
  • Nick Boggs (Lake Erie College) major dec. Jenkins, 14-3

165 – Austin Rush (1-2)

  • Rush pin Logan Broskie (Heidelberg), 1:56
  • Bret Fedewa (Central Michigan) dec. Rush, 11-5
  • Taylor Workman (Toledo) dec. Rush, 16-11
   

165 – Conner Homan (2-3, 6th Place)

  • Cody Burcher (Ohio State) major dec. Homan, 8-0
  • Homan pin Ryan Ferro (Ohio State), 1:42
  • Homan dec. Taylor Workman (Toledo), 9-2
  • TJ Lambiotte (Ohio Valley) pin Homan, 2:17
  • Bret Fedewa (Central Michigan) pin Homan, 2:04

174 – Austin Brooks (1-2)

  • Brooks pin Zach Ishman (Penn State-Behrend), 4:36
  • Colton Carroll (Cleveland State) pin Brooks, 0:23
  • Anthony Williamson (Gannon) dec. Brooks, 10-3

174 – George Lassnick (0-2)

  • Joel Leise (Gannon) pin Lassnick, 1:12
  • Ali Capobianco (Ohio Valley) pin Lassnick, 2:20

174 – Jairod James (3-1, 3rd Place)

  • James major dec. Alex Andrews (Cleveland State), 20-7
  • James pin Joel Leise (Gannon), 3:52
  • Kaleb Romero (Ohio State) dec. James, 2OT 3-2
  • James tech fall Colton Carroll (Cleveland State), 18-0

197 – Nick Corvo (0-2)

  • JT Correll (Michigan) tech fall Corvo, 16-0
  • Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley) pin Corvo, 2:49

285 – Brandon Gray (0-2)

  • Kevin Snyder (Ohio State) pin Gray, 1:32
  • Newton Smerchek (Central Michigan) pin Gray, 0:51