Sunday, January 20, 2013
On Saturday the Lions traveled to Crawfordsville, Indiana to compete in the Max Servies Duals against Dubuque University. The Lions were in four dual matches total, with the first three being pool play, and the fourth being the third place match. There were also a few exhibition matches held.
In the first match the Lions won 43-6 against Knox College. The Lions swept the Knox College, except in the 125 pound class, where the Lions forfeited. In the second round the Lions faced the home team Wabash College, where they won 27-18. Again the Lions forfeited the 125 pound match, but Eddie Sanders(Hamilton,OH/Hamilton-Badin) in the 133 pound class, Wayne Black (Indianapolis,IN/Pike) in the 141 pound class, Joe Conrad(Hamilton, OH/Ross) in the 149 pound class, Tommy Fehring(Amelia, OH/Glen Este) in the 157 pound class, Nolan Karwoski(Carmel, IN/Carmel), and Sean Brooks(Englewood, OH/Northmont) in the heavyweight class all won their matches, which was enough for the Lions to win.
In their third match the Lions lost 31-5 against Central College. Two wrestlers won for the Lions. In the 165 pound weight class Cory Disbennett(Bethel, OH/Betherl-Tate) won, as well as Sean Brooks in the heavyweight class.
The Lions wrestled in the third place match against Dubuque University. Two Lions won their matches against wrestlers from Dubuque, but the Lions lost 29-9. In the 149 pound class Joe Conrad defeated Schnyder of Dubuque by decision of 7-4. In the heavyweight class Sean Brooks won his match by pin at :31 seconds.
In the exhibition matches Zach Perry(Lawrenceburg, KY/Anderson County) won his match in the 157 pount weight class by pin at 2:00 minutes. Nathan Islamovsky(Eaton, OH/Eaton) also won his match by pin at 1:00 minute. He also wrestled again and won by pin at 6:00 minutes.
The Lions return to action February 1st and 2nd at the Wheaton College Tournament.