Spartan Wrestling to End 2016 at RIT Invitational

Spartan Wrestling to End 2016 at RIT Invitational

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team will travel to Rochester, New York for the 51st-Annual RIT Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, December 3rd.

Action at the meet is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Gordon Field House on the RIT campus. The tournament will continue throughout the day, with the finals scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m.

Live streaming video and results of the event are available at http://www.trackwrestling.com/opentournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=240510009. The video will cost $9.95 to watch.

In addition to CWRU and host RIT, other schools participating at the meet include Alfred State, John Carroll, Lycoming, Norwich, Oneonta, Oswego, Scranton, Thiel, Washington & Jefferson, Wesleyan and WPI.

Current entries for the Spartans include senior Matt Moy and freshman Jacob Frisch in the 125 pound weight class, freshman Alec Hoover in the 133 pound weight class, freshmen Andrew Hoover and Ben Kring in the 141 pound weight class, freshmen Isaac Collier and Jack Chimenti in the 149 pound weight class, junior Connor Gordon in the 165 pound weight class, junior Nick Tommas in the 174 pound weight class, sophomores Gavin Dersh-Fisher and Chris Zhang in the 197 pound weight class and sophomore Brian McNamara and junior Adam Bloomer in the 285 pound weight class.

This will be CWRU's first invitational meet of the season, after the squad has opened the campaign with two open-style tournaments. Freshman Michael Petersen leads the squad with a 5-3 overall record, and has notched four victories by pins. Dersh-Fisher has added a 5-4 mark on the year, including three pins.

In addition, Saturday will be the season debut for Moy and McNamara.

Results and a recap of the competition will be posted to athletics.case.edu following the completion of action on Saturday.