BEREA, Ohio – The 13th-ranked Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team ad a 2-2 record at the annual University of Mount Union Duals in the McPherson Academic & Athletic Complex.
The Yellow Jackets (6-4) lost to No.2-ranked Messiah (Pa.) College, 21-18, in its opening match, beat Washington & Jefferson (Pa.), 30-7, College in its second match, lost to York (Pa.) College, 22-17, in its third match, and beat Mo.17-ranked Waynesburg (Pa.) University, 35-8, in its final match.
Overall, BW was led by junior All-Ohio Athletic Conference 165-pounder David Shapiro (Beachwood), who is ranked fifth in Division III by the NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association), and junior 174-pounder Garrett Chase (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) who each had a 4-0 record.
Shapiro won by forfeit in his first match against Messiah, won by a major decision versus W&J, won by decision versus York and pinned his Waynesburg opponent. Chase won by decision against his opponents from Messiah, W&J and York and pinned his opponent from Waynesburg.
In addition, freshman 125-pounder Chris Doyle (Uniontown/Green), sophomore Josh Decatur (Akron/ CVCA), junior Academic All-OAC 184-pounder Ben LeBrun (Strongsville) and sophomore 197-pounder Andrew Shackelford (Waorthington/Thomas Worthington) each had a 3-1 mark. Junior 149-pounder Joe Schmidt (Hinckley/Brunswick) had a 2-2 slate.
The BW wrestlers are back in action on Saturday, December 5-6 when they travels to Grantham, Pennsylvania to compete at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational. Action begins on Friday, Dec. 5 at 12 noon and resumes on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 9:30 a.m.
March 17, 2015 Seventeen BW Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-OAC Honors
March 3, 2015 Three Baldwin Wallace Wrestlers Earn All-OAC Honors
February 25, 2015 No.13 BW Wrestlers Set to Compete at NCAA Mideast Regional
February 23, 2015 Maclellan Garners First Career OAC Weekly Honor
February 17, 2015 No.13 BW Wrestlers Win By Criteria against Heidelberg
February 14, 2015 BW Wrestlers Compete at the Ashland Open
February 10, 2015 No.13 BW Wrestlers Win at Ohio Northern to Extend Wins Record
February 9, 2015 Chase Garners Second Career OAC Weekly Wrestling Honor
February 7, 2015 No.13 BW Wrestlers Win First-Ever John Summa Tournament Team Title
February 3, 2015 No.13 BW Wrestlers Drop OAC First Place Battle to No.7 Mount Union
January 31, 2015 No. 13 BW Wrestlers Place Sixth at Pete Willson Invitational
January 27, 2015 15th-Ranked BW Wrestlers Beat Muskingum, 50-4; Extend Record
January 26, 2015 Decatur Garners First Career OAC Weekly Wrestling Honor
January 23, 2015 15th-Ranked BW Wrestlers Set School Record for Victories
January 10, 2015 No. 16 BW Grapplers Take Second at Brockport (N.Y.) Invitational
December 16, 2014 BW’s Chase is OAC Wrestler of Week
December 15, 2014 23rd-Ranked BW Wrestlers Finish 4-0 at Mariner Duals
December 6, 2014 BW Wrestlers Finish Fourth at Messiah (Pa.) Tourney
November 23, 2014 BW Wrestlers Compete at Ashland Simonson Tourney
November 22, 2014 13th-Ranked BW Wrestlers Compete at Mt. Union Duals
November 19, 2014 No. 14 BW Wrestlers Win Sixth Straight Against Case Western Reserve
November 17, 2014 BW Wrestlers Compete at Trine Invitational
November 14, 2014 No.14 Wrestlers Sweep Mount St. Joseph in Home Opener
November 8, 2014 BW Wrestlers Open Season at CWRU Wrestling Festival
October 28, 2014 BW Wrestlers Picked Second to Challenge for 2015 OAC Title
October 8, 2014 BW Wrestling Adds Curley and Taylor to Coaching Staff