Collier’s Second Place Finish Leads CWRU at BW Invite

Collier’s Second Place Finish Leads CWRU at BW Invite

Senior Isaac Collier of the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team finished in second-place in the 165-pound weight class, as the Spartans competed at the BW Invitational, hosted by Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio on Saturday.

Collier opened the day with a pin over Ohio Wesleyan's Caleb Blake in 2:50. He then earned a 6-5 decision over Ashland's Christian Price in the semifinals. In the first-place match of the draw, Collier lost a 5-1 decision to Washington & Jefferson's Jared Walker.

The Spartans also had two wrestlers finish fourth in their respective weight classes, while two other wrestlers placed fifth and two wrestlers placed sixth.

Senior Andrew Hoover placed fourth in the 149 weight class and picked up four wins on the day, including pins over Ashland's Levi Jones (2:07), BW's Connor Deboe (2:27) and Mercyhurst Northeast's Dylan Muscarella (5:33).

Sophomore Adam Kates finished fourth in the 125-pound weight class, including a pin over Ohio Wesleyan's Jacob Dehart (1:39) and a technical fall victory over Mercyhurst Northeast's Dylan Pesock (18-3).

First-year Mitchell Arch posted four pins to finish fifth in the 149-pound weight class. He opened the day with a pin over Defiance's Cortez Bradley (1:19) and then earned a pin over Mercyhurst Northeast's Joe Stoak (3:55). He closed out his victories on the day with a pin over BW's Aaron Kelly (0:21) and won his fifth-place match by pin over Ashland's Ben Sherril (1:24).

Junior Brian Kent posted three wins on the day en route to a fifth-place finish in the 197 weight class. After dropping his first match of the day, Kent pinned Ashland's Nathan Williams (2:48) and then earned another pin over Thiel's Mickeal McCurdy (1:55). In the fifth-place match of the draw, Kent won by medical forfeit over Mercyhurst Northeast's Draven Douglas.

Senior Jacob Frisch and sophomore Duncan Clayton rounded out the Spartans who placed on Saturday, as Frisch placed sixth in the 141 weight class and Clayton finished sixth in the 133 weight class. Frisch earned two victories on the day, including a pin over Washington & Jefferson's Daniel Choi (5:40). Clayton gathered three wins in his draw, including a pin over W&J's Anastasi Nelson (1:29).

Case Western Reserve will take a week off of competition before returning to action on Saturday, December 7th at the RIT Invitational.