Vikings Drop Two At Indiana Duals

Jan. 16, 2010

Contact: Renee Adam

Bloomington, Ind. - Despite hard work and effort the Cleveland State wrestling team dropped two matches at the Indiana Duals today. The Vikings fell to American in the first dual, 37-10 and dropped a 44-4 decision to Indiana in the final round of action.

"Although we didn't have the results we wanted today, I think everyone put out their best effort against some great competition," head coach Ben Stehura said. "I'm looking forward to starting EWL action this week, and hopefully we will all take some things from these meets and improve before Thursday."

Rob Michaels, Marcus Effner and Jeff Schuller led the way against American each recording victories for CSU. Michaels was the first to put points on the board with a 15-2 major decision over Tanner Shaffer in the 165 pound weight class.

Effner had a close match in the 174 pound weight class, ending out on top in an 8-4 decision over Phillip Barreiro, while Schuller recorded the last victory of the meet in the 197 weight class. Schuller recorded a 7-5 decision over American's Kenneth Clessas.

Mike Mencini was the lone Viking to be victorious against Indiana, recording a 15-4 major decision over the Hoosier, Max Ortega in the 141 pound weight class.

The Vikings begin Eastern Wrestling League action this week when they host the Pittsburgh Panthers on Thursday (Jan. 21) beginning at 7:00 p.m.

American 37, Cleveland State 10
125 lbs.- #19 Jasen Borshoff (AU) wins by forfeit (Team Score: 6-0)
133 lbs.- Thomas Williams (AU) tech falls Zech Huff (CSU), 16-1 (11-0)
141 lbs.- Jordan Lipp (AU) pins Mike Mencini (CSU), 5:57 (17-0)
149 lbs.- #12 Kyle Borshoff (AU) tech falls Dan Castillo (CSU), 24-9 (22-0)
157 lbs.- #4 Steve Fittery (AU) pins Corey Carlo (CSU), 3:37 (28-0)
165 lbs.- Rob Michaels (CSU) maj. dec. over Tanner Shaffer (AU), 15-2 (28-4)
174 lbs.- Marcus Effner (CSU) dec. over Phillip Barreiro (AU), 8-4 (28-7)
184 lbs.- #4 Mike Cannon (AU) pins Nick Anthony (CSU), 1:52 (34-7)
197 lbs.- Jeff Schuller (CSU) dec. Kenneth Clessas (AU), 10-3 (34-10)
285 lbs.- Mingo Grant (AU) dec. Chris Weber (CSU), 7-5 (SV) (37-10)

Indiana 44, Cleveland State 4
125 lbs.- #1 Angel Escobedo (IU) wins by forfeit (Team Score: 6-0)
133 lbs.- Geno Capezio (IU) dec. over Zech Huff (CSU), 13-6 (9-0)
141 lbs.- Mike Mencini (CSU) maj. dec. over Max Ortega (IU), 15-4 (9-4)
149 lbs.- Matt Coughlin (IU) dec. over Dan Castillo (CSU), 2-0 (12-4)
157 lbs.- #7 Kurt Kinser (IU) pins Corey Carlo (CSU), 1:03 (18-4)
165 lbs.- #13 Paul Young (IU) maj. dec. over Rob Michaels (CSU), 12-2 (22-4)
174 lbs.- Trevor Perry (IU) pins Marcus Effner (CSU), 0:33 (28-4)
184 lbs.- Eric Cameron (IU) maj. dec. over Nick Anthony (CSU), 21-8 (32-4)
197 lbs.- Matt Powless (IU) pins Jeff Schuller (CSU), 2:11 (38-4)
285 lbs.- #2 Nate Everhart (IU) pins Ricky Williams (CSU), 2:06 (44-4)

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