WRESTLING AT WHEATON INV.

Muskies compete at the Washington & Lee Duals

Muskies compete at the Washington & Lee Duals

The Muskingum wrestling team competed at the Washington & Lee Duals on Monday.

The Muskies fell in the opening dual against Southern Virginia, 27-15. Muskingum faced Averett in the second match and suffered a 31-15 setback. The Muskies were defeated 37-14 in their final bout against host #22 Washington & Lee.

Washington & Lee Dual Highlights

  • Senior Jordan Burkholder went 3-0 wrestling in the 125/33 weight classes. He opened with a 9-8 decision against Aaron Freidhof of Southern Virginia and then grabbed a 9-5 decision against Samuel Braswell of Averett. Burkholder capped off his perfect day winning by forfeit against #22 Washington & Lee. 
  • Senior Toby Warrington helped guide the Muskies with a 2-1 mark in the 149/57 weight classes. He suffered a fall against Christopher Fletcher of Southern Virginia at the 4:08 juncture then grabbed a 5-2 decision against Caleb Harmon of Averett. Warrington capped off his day with an exciting 10-8 victory in overtime against Bryce Crew of #22 Washington & Lee.
  • Senior Tanner Walker posted a 2-1 record in the 165-pound class. In his opening match, Walker pinned Kyle York of Southern Virginia at the 2:48 mark. Then he lost by decision (10-1) against Jared Lough of Averett. Walker completed the competition with a fall against Kevin Thole of #22 Washington & Lee at the 6:24 juncture.

Up Next

  • Muskingum returns to action at the Waynesburg Tournament on Saturday, January 5. Match time is slated for 9:00 a.m.

Southern Virginia 27, Muskingum 15

125 - No Match
133 - Jordan Burkholder (MU) over Aaron Freidhof (SVU), Dec. 9-8
141 - Cooper Hemming (MU) won by forfeit
149 - Ethan Workman (SVU) over Sammy Southers, Dec. 9-2
157 - Christopher Fletcher (SVU) over Toby Warrington (MU), Fall 4:08
165 - Tanner Walker (MU) over Kyle York (SVU), Fall 2:48
174 - Matthew Rohrdanz (SVU) over Carter Layton (MU), Fall 1:09
184 - Kage Tomlin (SVU) won by forfeit
197 - Matt Speelman (SVU) over Garrett Mitchel (MU), 4-3 OT
285 - Alex Brunner (SVU) over Antonio Zapata (MU), Dec. 6-2

Averett 31, Muskingum 15

125 - Jordan Burkholder (MU) over Samuel Braswell (AU), Dec. 9-5
133 - Easton Halliday (AU) over Cooper Hemming (MU), Fall 1:50
141 - Brandon Woody (AU) over Sammy Southers (MU), Fall 2:27
149 - Toby Warrington (MU) over Caleb Harmon (AU), Dec. 5-2
157 - Joshua Linkous (AU) won by forfeit
165 - Jared Lough (AU) over Tanner Walker (MU), Dec. 10-1
174 - Logan Howell (AU) over Carter Layton (MU), Dec. 7-4
184 - Demontay Wimbush (AU) won by forfeit
197 - Garrett Mitchel (MU) over Christopher Mohr (AU), Dec. 4-2
285 - Antonio Zapata (MU) over John Reid (AU), Fall 0:42

#22 Washington & Lee 37, Muskingum 14*

125 - Jordan Burkholder (MU) won by forfeit
133 - Charlie Cunningham (W&L) over Cooper Hemming (MU), Fall 1:14
141 - Russ Zimmerman (W&L) over Sammy Southers (MU), Dec. 12-1
149 - Toby Warrington (MU) over Bryce Crew (W&L), 10-8 OT
157 - Ryan Luth (W&L) won by forfeit
165 - Tanner Walker (MU) over Kevin Thole (W&L), Fall 6:24
174 - Joe Scott (W&L) over Carter Layton (MU), Fall 1:56
184 - Alec Horne (W&L) won by forfeit
197 - Brad Basham (W&L) over Garrett Mitchel (MU), 3-1 OT
285 - Clay Chadwick (W&L) over Cody Jenkins (MU), Fall 1:03

* - Muskingum docked one team point for bench misconduct