Wrestling: 11 Raiders Compete in Edinboro Open

Tony Rupert
Tony Rupert

EDINBORO, Pa. - Mount Union's wrestling team had 11 wrestlers participate in the 2018 Edinboro Open on Saturday hosted by Edinboro University.

The Purple Raiders competed against a number of NCAA Division I wrestlers with wins from senior Trent Gill (Hilliard/Hilliard Davidson) at 125, sophomore John Staron (Troy, Mich./Tory Athens) at 174 and junior Tony Rupert (Alliance/Marlington) at 184. Gill defeated Caleb Kelly (Navy) by decision 3-0, while Staron and Rupert had pins against Edinboro wrestlers Ryan Newman (1:49) and Isaac Hartman (0:38).

There were no team scores recorded for the open.

Mount Union will next compete in the John Carroll Open on Sunday, February 11 before returning to OAC dual action against No. 6 Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.

 

Mount Union Individual Results

125 – Trent Gill (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Jeremy Trinh (Fresno State) dec. Gill, 6-4
  • Cons. Round 1: BYE
  • Cons. Round 2: Gill dec. Caleb Kelly (Navy), 3-0
  • Cons. Round 3: Ryan Hetrick (Army West Point) tech fall Gill, 15-0

133 – Dakota McCloskey (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Satoshi Abe (Lehigh) major dec. McCloskey, 18-4
  • Cons. Round 2: BYE
  • Cons. Round 3: Drew Marten (Central Michigan) tech fall McCloskey, 16-1

157 – Kyle Jenkins (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Jakob Brindley (Finger Lakes Prep) tech fall Jenkins, 19-0
  • Cons. Round 2: Sam Ziff (Edinboro) dec. Jenkins, 7-0

165 – Jake Taylor (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Jonathan Carrera (Navy) pin Taylor, 4:19
  • Cons. Round 1: BYE
  • Cons. Round 2: Ryan Ferro (Ohio State) pin Taylor, 2:25

165 – Conner Homan (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Joe Lee (Unattached) pin Homan, 4:43
  • Cons. Round 2: Cole Gavin (Mercyhurst) dec. Homan, 11-5

165 – Austin Rush (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Cullen Wolford (Edinboro) pin Rush, 4:49
  • Cons. Round 2: BYE
  • Cons. Round 3: Sage Castillo (Central Michigan) pin Rush, 2:10

 

174 – John Staron (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Christian Dietrich (Buffalo) dec. Staron, 7-1
  • Cons. Round 1: Staron pin Ryan Newman (Edinboro), 1:49
  • Cons. Round 2: Evan DeLong (Clarion) pin Staron, 2:43

184 – Tony Rupert (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Emilio Fowler (Notre Dame College) pin Rupert, 2:27
  • Cons. Round 1: Rupert pin Isaac Hartman (Edinboro), 0:38
  • Cons. Round 2: Mike Oxley (Hofstra) major dec. Rupert, 13-1

184 – George Lassnick (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Lou DePrez (Binghamton) pin Lassnick, 0:24
  • Cons. Round 2: Austin Clayton (Arizona State) tech fall Lassnick, 20-3

197 – Nick Corvo (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Joseph Correll (Unattached) tech fall Corvo, 16-0
  • Cons. Round 2: BYE
  • Cons. Round 3: Danny Salas (Fresno State) wins by forfeit

285 – Brandon Gray (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Terrence Cheeks (Edinboro) pin Gray, 0:52
  • Cons. Round 1: BYE
  • Cons. Round 2: Nolan Terrance (Buffalo) pin Gray, 0:23