Fifth-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater blows by competition in Michigan
OLIVET, Mich. -- No. 5 UW-Whitewater highlighted a 3-0 mark at the Olivet Duals with a 39-3 win against No. 10 Ohio Northern on Saturday. UW-Whitewater also defeated Heidelberg 19-12 and Alma 30-9.
Whitewater won nine of 10 weight classes in opening the duals with a win against ONU. The only loss came at 174 pounds, where Warhawk sophomore Ryan Aprahamian lost 5-0 to Kyle Kwiat, the No. 1-ranked wrestler in the class. Aprahamian came back to contribute wins in both of the Whitewater's remaining matches.
A pair of sophomores led the Warhawks Saturday. Trevor Pruett at 125 pounds and 285-pounder Anthony Edgren each went undefeated. Pruett and Edgren both also had a pin in the three matches, as Pruett moved his record on the season to 7-3. Edgren was making his first appearance on the mat of the season.
UW-W used a combination of wrestlers to go undefeated at 141 pounds and 184. No. 8 Jake Fredrickson contributed a pin in the ONU match and a decision against Heidelberg before teammate Garrett Whitehead added a win at 141 versus Alma. Andrew Pettit and Josh Regazzi swept the 184-pound matches, with Pettit winning in the Ohio Northern and Heidelberg matches while Regazzi won the Alma match.
Grant Sutter went 2-1 at 133 pounds on the day; Tom Gerszewski was 2-1 at 149; Kegan Arthur earned a 2-1 mark at 157; and Adam Zeh finished 2-1 at 165.