Trine Drops Conference Opener Against Olivet

Trine Drops Conference Opener Against Olivet

OLIVET, MICH.  --  The Trine University wrestling team fell to Olivet (Mich.) College, 35-9, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association match in Olivet, Mich.

The Thunder captured two individual matchups on the night in senior Caleb Maddox (Russiaville, Ind./Western) and junior Luke Carver (Sturgis, Mich./Sturgis).

Maddox won his 141-pound match against Andrew Castaneda via decision by a final score of 9-6.

Carver earned six of the team's nine total points with a pin against Olivet's Kamyab Kamali at 184 pounds in a time of 4:30.

Trine is scheduled to travel to North Manchester, Ind. on Saturday, Jan. 12 to compete in the Spartan Mat Classic hosted by Manchester University.  The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.


Trine vs. Olivet Match Results
125: Cameron Mahlich (OC) wins by forfeit
133: Reese Wallis (OC) dec. Dominic Pecoraro (TU), 7-6
141: Caleb Maddox (TU) dec. Andrew Castaneda (OC), 9-6
149: Hunter Murphy (OC) maj. dec. Nevan Freestone (TU), 13-5
157: Cole Hersch (OC) pinned Efrain Amezquita (TU), 2:25
165: Tyler Grimsley (OC) tech. fall Owen Conklin (TU), 23-7 (5:00)
174: Haydn Kinjorski (OC) dec. Nick Miller (TU), 12-5
184: Luke Carver (TU) pinned Kamyab Kamali (OC), 4:30
197: Jacob Harvey (OC) maj. dec. Austin Farrell (TU), 10-2
285: Trevor Piggott (OC) maj. dec. Ethan Simmons (TU), 10-2

Team Records
Olivet:  10-3, 1-0 MIAA
Trine:  4-4, 0-1 MIAA