Thursday, January 25, 2018

Wilkes Wrestling to Host John Reese Duals Sunday


Wilkes (8-11) hosting John Reese Duals
Sunday, January 28 ~ Start Time: 11:00 a.m.
Wilkes-Barre, PA • Marts Center

Colonels Notebook
• Wilkes wrestles W&J, RIT and Oneonta in the John Reese Duals Sunday at the Marts Center. Keystone and Lackawanna will also be featured at the event.

• Jake Dimarsico led six Colonels who earned All-Conference honors taking home the 133-pound title at the 2018 MAC Championships. Other Wilkes finishers included Kyle Trout (2nd at 125), Matthew Grossmann (2nd at 141), Josh Evans (2nd at 149), Ashton Gyenizs (2nd at 165) and Dylan O’Connor (3rd at 133).

• Wilkes snapped a five-match losing skid picking up a pair of home dual wins beating Penn College 43-9 and Lackawanna 41-10 two weeks ago.

• Wilkes went 0-3 at the prestigious NWCA National Duals falling to No. 14 North Central (32-6), University of Chicago (24-17) and Ohio Northern (24-18).

• 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 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 as one Colonel earned a top-six finish. Freshman Kyle Trout took home fifth place at 125-pounds in the tournament.

• Wilkes features one wrestler honored in the latest d3wrestle.com Individual rankings. Grossmann is tabbed a contender at 141-pounds standing 13-4 on the season.

Weighing In
125 – K. Trout (16-8)
125 – P. Miko (2-12)
133 – Jake Dimarsico (14-6)
133 – D. O’Connor (9-12)
141 – M. Grossmann (13-4)
141 – E. Neff (13-13)
149 – K. Medrow (13-9)
149 – J. Evans (13-7)
149 – B. Bici (3-3)
157 – M. Brown (10-8)
165 – A. Gyenizs (9-12)
165 – J. Morel (10-8)
174 – J. Ritter (11-12)
184 – M. Judge (10-9)
197 – M. Almeky (3-15)
197 – N. McCummings (6-15)
285 – R. Thompson III (2-13)

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