BEREA, OHIO -- The Ohio Northern wrestling team defeated Baldwin Wallace University, 37-8, tonight (Tuesday, January 27, 2009) in an Ohio Athletic Conference dual match in the Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium in the Lou Higgins Recreation Center in Berea.
With their win, the Polar Bears improve to 10-11 overall and 3-1 in the OAC. With its loss, The Yellow Jackets are now 2-19 overall and 0-5 in the OAC.
Individually for the Yellow Jackets, senior 165-pounder Joe Incorvaia (Medina/ Highland) scored a 2-0 victory over freshman Billy Painter. Incorvaia improved to 16-11 overall and 3-2 in OAC dual meets. Sophomore 174-pounder Andrew Scavuzzo (Cuyahoga Falls/ Woodridge) improved to 18-8 overall and a perfect 5-0 in the OAC with a 16-1 technical fall against Collin Swick with 1:14 left in the third period.
The Yellow Jacket wrestlers are back in action next Tuesday, February 3 when they travel to University Heights to compete against OAC and Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University in the Don Shula Sports Center at 7:30 p.m.
In addition, the BW versus JCU match will be taped and shown on a delayed basis by SportsTime Ohio (www.sportstimeohio.com) at 12:00 noon and at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at (440) 826-2327 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. To contact Head Coach Rich Fleming, please call him at (440) 826-3258 or e-mail him at email@example.com. The athletics FAX can be reached at (440) 826-2192. More information on wrestling may be accessed on the BW athletics page at www.bw.edu/athletics.
Berea, Ohio; Tuesday, January 27
FINAL SCORE: Ohio Northern -- 37, Baldwin Wallace - 8
125: David Penny (ONU) defeated Jeremy Dombrady (BW), 4-1; 133: Jeff Penny (ONU) def. Brian Bucher (BW), 11-10; 141: Joe Spooner (ONU) pinned Grant Steward (BW), 5:36; 149: Mick Letcher (ONU) pinned Tim Levitsky (BW), 2:15; 157: Luke Miller (ONU) pinned Scott Haber (BW), 2:42; 165: Joe Incorvaia (BW) def. Billy Painter (ONU), 2-0; 174: Andrew Scavuzzo (BW) technical fall over Colin Swick (ONU), 16-1, 5:46; 184: Matt Alexander (ONU) major decision over Korey Leonhard (BW), 14-6; 197: Drew Michel (ONU) def. Ryan Tudor (BW), 10-5; 285: Bryan Dobransky (ONU) pinned Terence Haynes (BW), 3:22.
157: Adam Trimble (ONU) technical fall over Terence Simon (BW), 20-4, 7:31; 184: Drew Swick (ONU) pinned Josef Rubin (BW), 1:40.