Burkholder and Zapata lead Muskies at the ONU Invite

Burkholder and Zapata lead Muskies at the ONU Invite

The Muskingum wrestling team placed four student-athletes at the Ohio Northern Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Muskies finished with 72.5 points.

The Basics

  • Muskingum placed 10th at the invitational.
  • Heidelberg placed first overall.

On the Mat

  • Sophomore Jordan Burkholder finished third overall posting a 4-1 record in the 125-pound weight bracket. The sophomore finished the day with two pins picking up a first-period fall in his final match.
  • Sophomore Antonio Zapata continued to find success on the mat as he also finished third overall with a 4-1 record in the 197-pound weight bracket. Zapata used overtime in his final match to capture the 4-3 decision. 
  • In the 165-pound weight bracket, sophomore Tanner Walker posted a 4-2 record taking seventh place overall. Walker finished the day with one pin.
  • Freshman Sammy Southers led the Muskies in the 133-pound weight bracket as he posted an eighth place finish going 2-3 on the day. The freshman collected one pin before falling in double overtime in his final match.

Up Next

  • The Muskies return to the mat Thursday, December 8 with a dual match at Waynesburg.