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No. 9 Wrestling Defeats Ohio Northern to Remain Undefeated in OAC Action

Charlie Nash
Charlie Nash

BEREA, Ohio – The ninth-nationally ranked Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team remained undefeated in Ohio Athletic Conference action with a 33-6 victory against Ohio Northern University in the Ursprung Gymnasium inside the Lou Higgins Center.

BW (20-3, 4-0 OAC) won its 11th straight OAC dual match dating back to the 2014-2015 season, its eighth straight dual this season dating back to January 5 and fourth consecutive dual versus the Polar Bears. ONU (10-3, 3-1 OAC) dropped its second match in its last four duals.

The Yellow Jackets were led by freshman 133-pounder Charlie Nash (Norwalk) as he pinned his opponent at the 2:58 mark.  Along with Nash, sophomore All-OAC 165-pounder Anthony Arroyo (Maumee) earned a technical fall with a count of 20-5 and junior All-OAC 125-pounder Chris Doyle (Akron/Green) won by major decision with a 9-0 count.  

In addition, senior 141-pounder Josh Decatur (Akron/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy), sophomore All-OAC 149-pounder Richie Burke (Ithaca, N.Y.), sophomore 174-pounder Justin Ransom (Madison) and junior All-OAC 197-pounder Tyler Maclellan (Medina/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy) each won by decision. Decatur earned a 7-3 decision, Burke won by a count of 7-1, Ransom picked up a 6-5 victory, Maclellan won his bout by a score of 3-1. Sophomore 184-pounder Zeckary Lehman (Akron/Revere) won by forfeit.

On Saturday, February 4 BW hosts the 31st Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament on Seniors' and Parents' Day inside the Lou Higgins Center Fieldhouse in Berea at 10 a.m. Fan's can follow the live results at