Spartan Wrestling Set to Host Lourdes and Thiel on Wednesday

Spartan Wrestling Set to Host Lourdes and Thiel on Wednesday

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team is set to host Lourdes University and Thiel College on Wednesday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in Horsburgh Gymnasium. Wednesday's matches will follow a "throwdown" schedule that consists of three rounds.

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Live Coverage

Fans can follow all of the action with a live video webcast at https://athletics.case.edu/sports/wrest/live and live results at https://athletics.case.edu/sports/wrest/liveresults.

CWRU Spartans (0-0)

Juniors Jacob Frisch and Alec Hoover paced the Spartans at the eighth-annual Waynesburg Invitational on Saturday, notching a second-place and third-place finish in the 133-pound weight class. For the season, Frisch has totaled 9 wins (9-5, two pins and one technical fall at 133 pounds), while Alec Hoover (17-5, seven pins at 133 pounds) has totaled a team-high 17 wins on the season.

Last year, the Spartans swept the tri-meet with Lourdes and Thiel. CWRU defeated Thiel, 33-14, and defeated Lourdes, 25-21.

Lourdes University Gray Wolves (5-7)

Lourdes is 5-7 in dual matches during the 2018-19 campaign. Junior 125-pounder Ray Porter leads the team with nine wins (9-2 overall) and has recorded a team-high four falls. In addition, junior Tyler Roberts has added eight wins (8-5 overall) and one pin in the 133-pound class. Lourdes is coached by Dock Kelly III, who is in his third season with the squad. He is assisted by Louis Piszker.

Thiel Tomcats (2-1)

Thiel is 2-1 in dual matches this season. Included in the team's record is a 1-0 mark in road matches during the campaign. The Tomcats are led by 16th-year head coach Craig Thurber. He is assisted by Matt Lowry and Carl Hinderliter.

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