Wrestling: #7 Mount Union Finishes Dual Schedule With 43-9 Win at Muskingum

Conner Homan
Conner Homan

NEW CONCORD, Ohio -- The No. 7 ranked Mount Union wrestling team finished up the dual match portion of the 2018-19 season with a 43-9 win at Muskingum in an Ohio Athletic Conference match Tuesday at the Anne Steele Center.

The Purple Raiders won four of the six contested matches to go 17-3 overall and undefeated in the OAC at 6-0 in dual meets this season while Muskingum is winless at 0-11 overall and 0-6 in the OAC.

Mount Union junior Connor Homan (Loveland) picked up his 15th pin of the season at 174 pounds while senior Rob Valenti (Hilliard / Hilliard Darby) got a pin at 184 pounds.

Sophomore Luke Hernandez (Nashport / Tri-Valley) got a major decision win at 149 while fellow sophomore Michael McIntire (Wadsworth / Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary) nabbed a win at 149 pounds as the Raiders other two wins.

Mount Union will next compete at the NCAA Central Regional Feb. 22-23 at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind.

#7 Mount Union 43, Muskingum 9

125: Jordan Burkholder (MUSK) win by fall Seth Hayes (MOUNT) 1:12
133: Leondre Cooley (MOUNT) win by forfeit
141: David Massey (MOUNT) win by forfeit
149: Luke Hernandez (MOUNT) win by major decision Toby Warrington (MUSK) 17-7
157: Justin Rayner (MOUNT) win by forfeit
165: Michael McIntire (MOUNT) win by decision Tanner Walker (MUSK) 3-1
174: Conner Homan (MOUNT) win by fall Michael Kashuba (MUSK) 1:14
184: Rob Valenti (MOUNT) win by fall Carter Layton (MUSK) 4:28
197: Landon Talbert (MOUNT) win by forfeit
285: Antonio Zapata (MUSK) win by decision Nick Corvo (MOUNT) 16-10

Records: Muskingum (0-11 overall, 0-6 OAC) Mount Union (17-3 overall, 6-0 OAC)