ERIE, Pa.—The ninth-ranked Lake Erie College wrestling team opened the 2016 portion of their schedule with duals against Millersville University and fourth-ranked Mercyhurst University Saturday (Jan. 2).
The Storm opened the day against Millersville. 125-pounder Forrest Glogouski (New Paris, Ind./Fairfield) opened the dual with a first round pin against Austin Camacci. 133-pounder Austin Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) followed up the pin with a 2-0 decision against Alex Baider. After 141-pounder Alec Benedetti (North Royalton, Ohio/North Royalton) fell by decision, 149-pounder Nick Boggs (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) picked up an 8-3 decision against Nick Haegele. 157-pounder Christian Baughman (Wadsworth, Ohio/Wadsworth), who entered the dual ranked eighth nationally, picked up a 24-10 major decision against Douglas Mele to increase the overall lead for the Storm to 16-3.
The Storm continued to roll as All-American 165-pounder Matt Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston), ranked sixth in the country, defeated Seth Decker by decision 5-2. 174-pounder Nicholas Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) followed up with a 12-1 major decision over Nick Mancini to extend the Storm lead to 20, 23-3. 184-pounder Tyler Hughes (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) won the fifth straight bout for the Storm with a 3-2 decision over Kyle Narber. All-American 197-pounder Evan Rosborough (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) scored a 6-2 decision Colton Dull.
David Wuestner defeated Evan Loughman (Thornville, Ohio/Sheridan), ranked eighth in the country, by decision in the heavyweight match but it was not enough for Millersville as the Storm won 29-6.
In their second dual of the day, the Storm fell to fourth-ranked Mercyhurst University 36-2. Rosborough picked up the lone win for the Storm over Jamar Henry by decision, 8-1.
The Storm is back in action Jan. 8-9 at the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.
#6 Lake Erie College vs. Millersville University
125: Forrest Glogouski (LEC) over Austin Camacci (MILL) (Fall 2:59)
133: Austin Gillihan (LEC) over Alex Baider (MILL) (Dec 2-0)
141: Thomas Nulty (MILL) over Alec Benedetti (LEC) (Dec 9-3)
149: Nick Boggs (LEC) over Nick Haegele (MILL) (Dec 8-3)
157: Christian Baughman (LEC) over Douglas Mele (MILL) (MD 24-10)
165: Mathew Vandermeer (LEC) over Seth Decker (MILL) (Dec 5-2)
174: Nick Vandermeer (LEC) over Nick Mancini (MILL) (MD 12-1)
184: Tyler Hughes (LEC) over Kyle Narber (MILL) (Dec 3-2)
197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) over Colton Dull (MILL) (Dec 6-2)
285: David Wuestner (MILL) over Evan Loughman (LEC) (Dec 8-6)
LEC 29 MU 6
#6 Lake Erie College vs. #4 Mercyhurst University
125: Willie Bohince (MERC) over Forrest Glogouski (LEC) (Dec 8-2)
133: Kevin Kinyua (MERC) over Austin Gillihan (LEC) (Dec 5-4)
141: Dylan D`Urso (MERC) over Alec Benedetti (LEC) (TF 15-0 5:19)
149: Jeremy Landowski (MERC) over Nick Boggs (LEC) (Dec 2-0)
157: Michael Griffith (MERC) over Christian Baughman (LEC) (Fall 1:57)
165: Francis Mizia (MERC) over Mathew Vandermeer (LEC) (Dec 1-0)
174: August Mizia (MERC) over Nick Vandermeer (LEC) (MD 9-1)
184: Angelo Bortoluzzi (MERC) over Tyler Hughes (LEC) (Dec 4-2)
197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) over Jamar Henry (MERC) (Dec 8-1)
285: Andy Welton (MERC) over Evan Loughman (LEC) (Fall 4:14)
(LEC control of mat area twice -1.00)
LEC 2 MERCYHURST 36