Feb 14, 2017
The Muskingum wrestling team defeated John Carroll in Ohio Athletic Conference action on Senior Night at the Anne C. Steele Center, 24-22.
- 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.
- Muskingum returns to action Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 at the NCAA Regional Championships.