Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wilkes Wrestling Match Notes at NWCA National Duals

Wilkes (6-8) at NWCA National Duals
Thursday-Friday, January 4-5
First Round vs. No. 16 North Central College
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fort Wayne, IN • War Memorial Coliseum

Full Bracket
Live Results

Colonels Notebook

• Wilkes opens the NWCA National Duals against No. 16 North Central College on Thursday at 9:00 a.m. The Colonels are one of 24 teams invited to the prestigious national event.

• Josh Evans was the lone place-winner at the 85th annual Wilkes Open taking home fourth place at 149-pounds at the event.

• The Colonels earned a hard-fought 24-19 victory over Elizabethtown in its last home dual match using two falls from sophomore Kyle Medrow and junior John Ritter to secure the win.

• Wilkes fell in both of its matches at the Grapple at the Garden losing 29-16 against No. 10 Stevens before a 38-3 defeat against LIU Post.

• Wilkes swept two matches at the McDaniel Duals posting a 35-9 victory over Southern Virginia before beating host McDaniel 25-12.

• The Colonels went 2-3 at the Mount Union Duals with wins over Alma 34-8 and Greensboro 31-13.

• Wilkes finished 1-2 at the NY/PA Duals with a 38-6 win against Hunter College after falling to No. 11 Cortland 23-20 and NYU 34-6.

• Wilkes finished in tenth place at the Ned McGinley Invitational to open the season two weeks ago as one Colonel earned a top-six finish. Freshman Kyle Trout took home fifth place at 125-pounds in the tournament.

• Wilkes features one ranked wrestler in the latest NWCA individual rankings. Matthew Grossmann is ranked ninth at 141-pounds standing 8-2 on the season.

Weighing In
125 – K. Trout (10-6)
125 – P. Miko (1-8)
133 – D. O’Connor (4-9)
133 – J. Dimarsico (10-6)
133 – B. Horton (4-5)
141 – #9 M. Grossmann (8-2)
141 – B. Bernardine (2-6)
141 – K. Lindsey (3-4)
141 – E. Neff (8-8)
149 – K. Medrow (9-6)
149 – J. Evans (7-5)
149 – B. Bici (1-0)
149 – M. Fuller (3-3)
157 – M. Brown (7-6)
157 – A. Gyenizs (5-9)
165 – B. McGill (4-8)
165 – J. Morel (5-6)
174 – J. Ritter (6-8)
184 – M. Judge (6-4)
197 – M. Almeky (1-11)
197 – N. McCummings (2-8)
285 – R. Thompson III (2-7)

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