SALEM, Va. – The Mount Union wrestling team had four individuals place at the U.S. Marine Corps Star City Tournament Sunday as the team collected 91 points to finish sixth out of 13.
Senior Rob Valenti (Hilliard/Darby) led the way with four straight pins to collect first place at 184 pounds, his fatest coming in the finals match against Liberty University (Va.)'s Cody Richmond at 1:34.
Junior Conner Homan (Loveland) also went 4-0 at 174 pounds with three pins and a 15-8 decision to take first.
At 184 pounds, sophomore George Lassnick (Painesville/Lake Catholic) finished third collecting a pin, a technical fall and major decision to go 3-1 on the day.
Junior Kyle Jenkins (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls) wrapped up the placers for Mount Union with a fifth place finish in the 157-pound weight class, going 4-1 with two technical falls.
Mount Union will return to the mat Tuesday, Novmeber 27 at 7:00 p.m. for an Ohio Athletic Conference Dual against Otterbein.