WRESTLING AT MESSIAH TOURN.

Wrestling takes down John Carroll on Senior Night

Wrestling takes down John Carroll on Senior Night

The Muskingum wrestling team defeated John Carroll in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Senior Night at the Anne C. Steele Center, 24-22.

The Basics 

  • Records: Muskingum (4-9 overall, 1-5 OAC), John Carroll (7-9 overall, 1-5 OAC)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - Anne C. Steele Center 

On the Mat 

  • Prior to the match, Muskingum recognized seniors Jon Raugh and Jonathan Muntz.
  • Muskingum's win over John Carroll is the first Ohio Athletic Conference dual victory since the 2010-11 season.
  • The Muskies jumped out to an early 6-0 advantage as sophomore Jordan Burkholder collected his 23rd victory of the season by forfeit in the 125-pound weight class. 
  • In the 133-pound clash, junior Slade Stiles defeated Austin Zarins by fall extending the Muskie lead to 12-0.
  • Sophomore Toby Warrington dropped a hard fought battle in the 149-pound weight class by decision, 5-2.
  • John Carroll also claimed a victory in the 157-pound bout, cutting the deficit to 18-9.
  • The Muskies bounced back as sophomore Tanner Walker claimed a win by decision over Christian DeDi in the 165-pound clash. The victory was his 20th of the season.
  • In the 184-pound bout, junior Anthony Cole-Young defeated Kevin Khoma by decision for a pivotal Muskie win extending the lead to 24-13.
  • Sophomore Antonio Zapata dropped a heart breaker in overtime against Mason Litz in the 197-pound weight class. 
  • John Carroll won the heavy weight match-up by forfeit. 

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 at the NCAA Regional Championships.