Spartan Wrestlers Compete at Mercyhurst Laker Open

Zack McCarthy
Zack McCarthy

ERIE, Pa.– The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team competed against mostly NCAA Division II competition at the 2012 Mercyhurst University Laker Open on Saturday at the Mercyhurst Athletic Center.

Freshman Zack McCarthy (Defiance, Ohio/Defiance) went 2-2 in the 149-pound bracket. After falling by an 11-4 decision in round one, McCarthy bounced back to defeat Ryan Martini of Mercyhurst via a 9-3 decision in the consolation bracket. In the next round, McCarthy bested Nick Miller of Mercyhurst University North East by a 17-0 technical fall in 5:34. His final match resulted in a 6-3 loss to Anthony D'Urso of Mercyhurst.

The Spartans have the next week off from competition and will return to action at the RIT Invitational in Rochester, New York on Saturday, December 1. Action is set to begin at 10:00 a.m.