MVC Men's Wrestling Drops Dual to NCAA Division II Maryville University

Posted January 29, 2014

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Andy Pulverenti, sports information director, (660) 831-4230,




Marshall, Mo. (January 29, 2014)- The No. 2 Missouri Valley College men’s wrestling team met up with Maryville University for a dual at Blue Springs (Mo.) High School. Maryville is ranked No. 19 in NCAA Division II. The Vikings were defeated by the Saints 35-6


125 pounds- No. 11 Junior Logan Welch (Lexington, Mo.) was defeated by Brandon Oshiro by a 6-5 decision. Maryville led 3-0.


133 pounds- No. 14 Sophomore Todd Brackett (Farmington, Mo.) defeated Keygan Foster in a 3-0 decision. Dual is tied at 3-3.


141 pounds- Junior Brian Bitney (Puyallup, Wash.) was defeated by Darick Lapaglia in a second period pin. Maryville led 9-3.


149 pounds- No. 1 Sophomore Jake Ekster (Houston, Texas) was defeated by Joseph Moorhouse in a 1-0 decision. Maryville led 12-3.


157 pounds- Sophomore Dylan King (Hamilton, Mo.) was defeated by Greg Hegarty in a 7-3 decision. Maryville led 15-3.


165 pounds- No. 13 Junior Nico Martinez (Ontario, Ore.) was defeated by Dimitri Willis in a third period pin. Maryville led 21-3.


174 pounds- No. 10 Junior Riley Boomer (Sheridan, Mich.) was defeated by Zeb Wahle in a 9-8 decision. Maryville led 24-3.


184 pounds- Sophomore Wade Aylett (Irrigon, Ore.) was defeated by Nick Burghardt in a 15-0 technical fall. Maryville led 29-3.


197 pounds- No. 4 Carl Lawrence (Sullivan, Mo.) defeated Morgan Denson in a 7-4 decision. Maryville led 29-6.


285 pounds- No. 5 Sophomore Gabi Musallam (San Diego, Calif.) was defeated by Donnell Walker in a second period pin. Maryville won the dual 35-6.


The Vikings will next host the MVC Open at the Burns Athletic Complex Sunday at 9:00 a.m.


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