Wrestling: #9 Mount Union Remains Perfect in OAC on Alumni Night

Alumni wrestlers gather to support the nationally ranked Purple Raiders
Alumni wrestlers gather to support the nationally ranked Purple Raiders

ALLIANCE, Ohio - The No. 9 ranked Mount Union wrestling team defeated Heidelberg 43-6 Tuesday night at the McPhearson Academic and Athletic Complex as they hosted a number of former Mount Union wrestlers for Alumni Night.

The Purple Raiders (11-1, 5-0 OAC) won 8 of 10 matches with a pair of tech falls and a pin. The pin came from freshman Michael McIntire (Wadsworth/St. Vincent-St. Mary) in 3:41 to give Mount Union a 29-0 head start over Heidelberg. With tech falls was No. 9 ranked senior Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) and junior Jairod James (Bedford/Bedford), both scoring 18 total points in their matches.

Heidelberg (7-7, 3-1 OAC) secured an overtime victory at 165 in Logan Broskie as well as a win in regulation by Christian Climer at 285.

Mount Union will next travel to Edinboro, Pa. to compete in the Edinboro Open on Saturday, February 3rd.

No. 9 Mount Union 43, Heidelberg 6 MTU HEID
125 - Trent Gill (MTU) wins by forfeit 6
133 - Nolan Wochna (MTU) wins by forfeit 12 0
141 - #9 Alec Cotton (MTU) over Slade Todd (HEID), TF 18-0 17 0
149 - Luke Hernandez (MTU) wins by forfeit 23 
157 - Michael McIntire (MTU) over Noah Messerall (HEID), Pin 3:41 29 
165 - Logan Broskie (HEID) over Jesse Gross OT Dec 4-3 29 3
174 - Jairod James (MTU) over Chris White (HEID), TF 18-1 34  3
184 - #8 Isaiah Watson-Kirksey (MTU) wins by forfeit 40 
197 - Grant Martin (MTU) over Tyler Hammack (HEID) Dec 8-3 43  3
285 - Christian Climer (HEID) over Nick Corvo (MTU), Dec 9-4 43