Spartan Wrestling Falls to DII #19 Ashland

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team fell 48-3 at Ashland University, the 19th-ranked NCAA Division II squad, on Wednesday evening.

CWRU sophomore Matt Moy scored the only points of the day for the Spartans, claiming a 4-1 decision over Ashland's Sebastian Vidika in the 125 pound match.  Moy improved to 2-3 on the year with the win, and to 2-2 at the 125-pound weight class.

With the loss, the Spartans dropped to 0-5 on the year, while Ashland improved to 2-2.

CWRU will return to the mat this weekend, when the Spartans travel to Collegeville, Pennsylvania for the Will Abele Open, hosted by Ursinus College.

FINAL SCORE – ASHLAND 48, CASE WESTERN RESERVE 3
125 pounds – Matt Moy (CWR) dec. Sebastian Vidika (AU), 4-1 3-0 CWR
133 pounds – Chandler Minnard (AU) won by forfeit 6-3 AU
141 pounds – Lawrance Dudgeon (AU) pin Connor Howlin (CWR), 3:29 12-3 AU
149 pounds – Johnny Maurice (AU) won by forfeit 18-3 AU
157 pounds – Zeb Beam (AU) maj. dec. Connor Gordon (CWR), 12-3 22-3 AU
165 pounds – Christian Price (AU) pin A.J. Vetturini (CWR), 2:09 28-3 AU
174 pounds – Jordan Murphy (AU) maj. dec. Nick Lees (CWR), 17-6 32-3 AU
184 pounds – Jared Pack (AU) maj. dec. Cito Balsells (CWR), 12-4 36-3 AU
197 pounds – Joe Brandt (AU) won by forfeit 42-3 AU
285 pounds – Nigel Cross (AU) pin Gavin Dersh-Fisher (CWR), 4:58 48-3 AU