Wrestling: 4-0 at Southeast Duals; #6 Mount Union Remains Undefeated

Antwon Pugh (Photo by Ed Hall Jr.)
Antwon Pugh (Photo by Ed Hall Jr.)

SALEM, Va. -- No. 6 Mount Union wrestling went undefeated at the Southeast Duals with two shutouts Saturday at the Salem Civic Center. 

The Purple Raiders improve to 5-0 in dual matches with wins over No. 23 Messiah (Pa.) (32-15), Huntingdon (Ala.) (54-0), No. 20 Lycoming (Pa.) (33-14) and Pennsylvania College of Technology (51-0).

Mount Union had seven wrestlers finish with perfect records on the day, with No. 10 Jordin James (Bedford), Antwon Pugh Jr. (Fairlawn/Copley) and Tyler Stepic (Brook Park/St. Edward) leading the team all going 4-0. James (133), Pugh (157) and Stepic (197) combined for five pins, two technical falls, and three major decisions.

No. 2 Jairod James (Bedford) and Conner Homan (Loveland) both were 2-0 at 174 pounds, while George Lassnick (Painesville/Lake Catholic) went 2-0 and Jaden Mendeluk (Olmsted Falls) 1-0 at 184 pounds.

Mount Union will return to the mat Tuesday, Novmeber 27 at 7:00 p.m. for an Ohio Athletic Conference Dual against Otterbein.

Match-by-Match Results

#6 Mount Union vs. #23 Messiah (Pa.) (W, 32-15)   #6 Mount Union vs. Huntingdon (Ala.) (W, 54-0)
125: Josiah Gehr (MESS) over #6 Nolan Wochna (MTU), Pin 6:53   125: #6 Nolan Wochna (MTU) over Ryan Brooks (HUND), MD 12-0
133: #10 Jordin James (MTU) over Brooks Robinson (MESS), TF 17-1 [3:25]   133: #10 Jordin James (MTU) over Saeid Ejmali (HUND), Inj. 1:18
141: David Massey (MTU) over Matt Darok (MESS), Dec 8-4   141: David Massey (MTU) over Michael Mort (HUND), TF 18-3 [5:00]
149: Stephen Maloney (MESS) over Luke Hernandez (MTU), TF 18-0 [1:13]   149: Luke Hernandez (MTU) over Quintez Pearson (HUND), TF 24-9 [5:00]
157: Antwon Pugh Jr. (MTU) over Lee Cassel (MESS), MD 12-3   157: Antwon Pugh Jr. (MTU) over Kaleb Fontenot (HUND), Pin 0:59
165: Michael McIntire (MTU) over David Stevens (MESS), Dec 5-4   165: Michael McIntire (MTU) over Reagan Prevatt (HUND), Pin 2:33
174: #2 Jairod James (MTU) over Victor DeFrance (MESS), Pin 5:39    174: Conner Homan (MTU) over Wyatt Miller (HUND), Pin 1:48
184: Brian Shermeyer (MESS) over Rob Valenti (MTU), MD 12-4    184: Jaden Mendeluk (MTU) over Cody Dixon (HUND), MD 13-3
197: Tyler Stepic (MTU) over Roman Wagner (MESS), Pin 3:34    197: Tyler Stepic (MTU) over Austin Phillips (HUND), Pin 4:46
285: Grant Martin (MTU) over Carter Urich (MESS), Pin 1:59    285: Grant Martin (MTU) over Joseph Pearson (HUND), Pin 0:33
Unsportsmanlike conduct -1.0    
     
     
#6 Mount Union vs. #20 Lycoming (Pa.) (W, 33-14)   #6 Mount Union vs. Pennsylvania College of Technology (W, 51-0) 
125: #6 Nolan Wochna (MTU) over Shane Casey (LYCO), Pin 1:52   125: Luke Hewitt (MTU) by forfeit
133: #10 Jordin James (MTU) over Lucas Drick (LYCO), TF 19-4 [5:30]   133: #10 Jordin James (MTU) over Christian Fox (PENN), MD 19-6 
141: Joe Santomarco (LYCO) over David Massey (MTU), Dec 4-2   141: David Massey (MTU) over Gavin Link (PENN), Pin 4:21
149: Trevor Corl (LYCO) over Luke Hernandez (MTU), Dec 6-0   149: Luke Hernandez (MTU) over Jesse Walker (PENN), MD 19-9
157: Antwon Pugh Jr. (MTU) over Josh Haley (LYCO), Pin 0:44   157: Antwon Pugh Jr. (MTU) by forfeit 
165: Hadyn Swartwood (LYCO) over Michael McIntire (MTU), TF 16-0 [3:10]   165: Michael McIntire (MTU) over Alec Dickey (PENN), Pin 1:38
174: #2 Jairod James (MTU) over Ryan Bohringer (LYCO) , TF 18-3 [3:43]   174: Conner Homan (MTU) over Daniel Bergeron (PENN), Pin 1:56
184: George Lassnick (MTU) over Christopher Grecco (LYCO), TF 18-1 [2:32]    184: George Lassnick (MTU) over Collin Browne (PENN), Pin 4:22 
197: Tyler Stepic (MTU) over Christian Wachter (LYCO), Pin 2:28   197: Tyler Stepic (MTU) over Jared Mooney (PENN), MD 16-6
285: #6 Garrett Wesneski (LYCO) over Grant Martin (MTU), Dec 6-3   285: Grant Martin (MTU) over Dylan Otis (PENN), Dec 8-2