ASHLAND, Ohio – Mount Union wrestling team fell in a non-conference dual at NCAA Division II's No. 8 ranked team, Ashland, 30-17 Friday at Kates Gymnasium.
The Purple Raiders (10-3) got a forfeit win at 125 pounds while David Massey (Cuyahoga Falls / Woodridge) scored a technical fall win at 133 pounds to take an early 11-0 lead.
Ashland (3-1) then won the next seven matches that included bonus points with a pin, a medical forfeit, a technical fall and a major decision.
The Raiders got six more points with a pin from Grant Martin (Hartville / Lake) at 285.
Mount Union is back in action Sunday hosting the Purple Raider Open inside Peterson Field House in Alliance.
Ashland 30, Mount Union 17
125 – Seth Hayes (MTU) win by forfeit
133 – David Massey (MTU) over Harley Young (ASH), tech fall, 18-0 (4:24)
141 – Chandler Minnard (ASH) over Jordin James (MTU), pin, 6:15
149 – Carson Speelman (ASH) over Luke Hernandez (MTU), 4-1
157 – Cameron Jenkins (ASH) over Kyle Jenkins (MTU), medical forfeit, 4:54
165 – Christian Price (ASH) over Chris Anderson (MTU), tech fall, 15-0 (6:38)
174 – Bret Romanzak (ASH) over Conner Homan (MTU), major dec. 12-0
184 – Aidan Pasluk (ASH) over George Lassnick (MTU), 7-4
197 – Peter Abraham (ASH) over Landon Talbert (MTU), 6-0
285 – Grant Martin (MTU) over Tristen Weirich (ASH), pin, 2:55