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Walker and Zapata lead Muskies at Mount Union

Walker and Zapata lead Muskies at Mount Union

Tanner Walker and Antonio Zapata led the Muskingum wrestling team at 10th-ranked Mount Union on Tuesday evening. 

The Basics

  • Results: Mount Union 39, Muskingum 9
  • Records: Muskingum (2-5 overall, 0-2 OAC), Mount Union (9-1 overall, 3-0 OAC)

On the Mat

  • Walker (165) led the Muskies on the mat with an impressive 6-4 OT win against the 10th-ranked wrestler in Division III, Jesse Gross. The victory secured the first points of the night for the Muskies.
  • Zapata (197) completed the scoring for Muskingum with a dominating fall over Nick Corvo at the 53-second mark.
  • Jordan Burkholder fell in a tough 4-2 battle against 6th-ranked Nick Mancini in a 125-pound bout.
  • Garrett Mitchel slipped in a close 4-2 decision in heavyweight action.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next competes at the Thiel Duals on Saturday, January 20.

Mount Union 39, Muskingum 9

125 - #6 Nick Mancini over Jordan Burkholder, Dec 4-2
133 - Nolan Wochna over Slade Stiles, Pin 3:24
141 - #10 Alec Cotton over Sammy Southers, TF 15-0
149 - Luke Hernandez over Toby Warrington, TF 26-10
157 - Michael McIntire over Michael Kashuba, Pin 1:18
165 - Tanner Walker over #10 Jesse Gross, OT 6-4
174 - Conner Homan by forfeit
184 - #8 Isaiah Watson-Kirksey over Anthony Cole-Young, TF 22-7
197 - Antonio Zapata over Nick Corvo, Pin 0:53
285 - Cody Carr over Garrett Mitchel, Dec 4-2