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Wrestlers Fall to OAC Rival Muskingum in Berea

Wrestlers Fall to OAC Rival Muskingum in Berea

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team fell by a score of 23-12 to visiting Muskingum College tonight (January 6, 2009) at the Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium in Berea.

With the loss, BW falls to 1-13 overall and 0-2 in the Ohio Athletic Conference. Muskingum improves to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the OAC.

Trailing 7-0, Baldwin Wallace picked up its first victory of the night when senior 157-pounder Joe Incorvaia (Medina/Highland) picked up a 3-0 decision over Muskingum's Mitch King. The Jackets then pulled to within 7-6 when sophomore Andrew Scavuzzo (Cuyahoga Falls/Woodridge) earned a 3-1 decision over Chris Farrington at 174 pounds. Muskingum won at 184 and 285 then picked up a forfeit at 125 to move ahead 23-6. BW senior Brian Bucher (Ottawa Hills/Avon Lake) was victorious over Chip Halko at 133 to improve his mark to 16-3 on the season and sophomore Phil Payne (Woodmere/Orange) earned an 8-5 decision versus Luke Caracofe to bring the final score to 23-12.

BW returns to action this weekend at the Lycoming (Pa.) College Budd Whitehill Duals in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Action will began at 9:00 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday, January 9-10. The Jackets then host OAC-rival Heidelberg College on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Berea. A film crew from ESPN will be on BW's campus from Jan. 11-15 to film junior heavyweight Terence Haynes (Brunswick Hills/Glenville)for a future episode of E60. Read more about Terence's truly amazing story at

FOR  MORE  INFORMATION, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at (440) 826-2327 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.eduTo contact Head Coach Rich Fleming, please call him at  (440) 826-3258 or e-mail him at  The athletics FAX can be reached at (440) 826-2192.  More information on wrestling may be accessed on the BW athletics page at             



2009 Baldwin Wallace University
Wrestling Dual Match Aggate Results

vs. Muskingum College; at the Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium in the Lou Higgins Recreation Center 

Berea, Ohio; Tuesday, January 6

FINAL SCORE: Muskingum -- 23, Baldwin Wallace -- 12

125: Feistamel (MC) wins by forfeit, 6-0; 133: Bucher (BW) def. Halko (MC), 7-3; 141: Payne (BW) def. Caracofe (MC), 8-5; 149: Patterson (MC) def. Levitsky (BW), 6-0; 157: Harris (MC) major dec. Haber (BW), 12-1; 165: Incorvaia (BW) def. King (MC), 3-0; 174: Scavuzzo (BW) def. Farrington (MC), 3-1; 184: Dunn (MC) def. Leonhard (BW), 5-0; 197: Neptune (MC) major dec.Tudor (BW), 11-3; 285: Barnhart Jr. (MC) def. Haynes (BW), 4-0;

Exhibition - 165: Frasure (MC) def. Hosta (BW), 9-2 

RECORDS:  Baldwin Wallace: 1-13 overall, 0-2 OAC; Muskingum:  1-2 overall, 0-2 OAC