NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Manchester University wrestling team will to return to action in the Volunteer State this weekend. The Spartans will wrestle at the Gator Boots Invitational in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, December 15. Five matches are scheduled for Saturday.
Manchester News & Notes
* The Spartans last competed at Ohio Northern on Friday December 7.
* MU was narrowly edged by the Polar Bears last week 26-21.
* In last week's match, the Spartans totaled three pins. 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.
* Freshman Joel Arney earned his first collegiate win at 157-pounds against ONU's Schuyler Caprella in a 6-3 decision.
* The Spartans are led by fourth-year head coach Kevin Lake.