Spartan Wrestling Opens 2015-16 with Throwback Scrimmage

Connor Gordon (photo by Nick Minerd)
Connor Gordon (photo by Nick Minerd)

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team kicked off its 2015-16 campaign on Saturday morning with its traditional Throwback Scrimmage, held in the historic wrestling room inside the Veale Center.

Wearing the traditional uniforms of the Case Institute of Technology Rough Riders and the Western Reserve University Red Cats, the Spartans competed against each other during the scrimmage, many out of their weight class.

Winners during the Throwback Scrimmage included freshman AJ Vetturini, junior Ryan Berg, sophomore Cito Balsells, sophomore Connor Gordon, junior Matt Moy and junior Nick Lees.

The Spartans are slated to kick off their intercollegiate season on Wednesday, November 18th against Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio at 7:00 p.m.

Full Results:

AJ Vetturini def. Connor Howlin TF 20-3
Ryan Berg def. Gavin Dersh-Fisher, Dec 5-3
Cito Balsells def. Adam Bloomer, Fall 1:53
Connor Gordon def. AJ Vetturini, Dec 9-6
Matt Moy def. Luke DiMuzio, Dec 5-0
Nick Lees def. Nate Tommas, TF 16-0