CWRU Wrestling Falls to John Carroll in First Dual Match of the Season

CWRU Wrestling Falls to John Carroll in First Dual Match of the Season

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team fell 34-12 against John Carroll University in the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center on Sunday morning.

The Spartans scored their 12 points in the match at the 197-pound weight class and the 285-pound weight class. Junior 197-pounder Gavin Dersh-Fisher claimed a victory by pin against Russell Porter (1:48). Junior 285-pounder Brian McNamara added a victory by fall as well, pinning Bryce Carmichael in 1:21. For the season, Dersh-Fisher leads the Spartans with five wins, while McNamara has totaled two wins.

Two matches ended in decisions, with sophomore Alec Hoover falling 8-3 to Dominic Devine in the 125-pound match, and sophomore Isaac Collier dropping a 13-7 decision to Austin Victor in the 157-pound match.

John Carroll registered three wins by major decision, two by technical fall and one by pin during the match.

The loss dropped the Spartans to 0-1 on the year in dual matches, while John Carroll improved to 1-1.

Case Western Reserve will take a week off of competition before returning to action on Saturday, December 2nd at the RIT Invitational.