Wrestling Edged by Ohio Northern on Friday

Wrestling Edged by Ohio Northern on Friday

ADA, Ohio – The Manchester University wrestling team was back in action on Friday December 7th in neighboring Ohio.  The Spartans and Polar Bears faced off in a dual match, with Ohio Northern narrowly edging Manchester by a final score of 26-21.

Three pins highlighted Manchester's performance on Friday evening.  Skyler Gomez (LaPorte, Ind. / La Porte) pinned ONU's Cameron Poulton in the 133-pound weight class bout.  Elijah Phillips (Centerville, Ind. / Centerville) also earned a pin at 1:51 in the 141-pound weight class.  Nick Joyner (Bedford, Ind. / Bedford Lawrence North) earned the third and final pin of the evening for the Spartans at heavyweight, pinning Ohio Northern's Austin Keeley.

At 157-pounds, Manchester's Joel Arney (Fort Wayne, Ind. / Carroll) picked up a 6-3 decision against Schuyler Caprella. 

The Spartans will compete at the Gator Boot Duals in Nashville, Tennessee next week on Saturday December 15th.  Next Saturday's event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.