Wrestling team has 2-1 record at Comet Duals

Wrestling team has 2-1 record at Comet Duals

OLIVET, Mich. – Led by 3-0 records from senior Michael Schmidt at 125 pounds, junior Jared Brickley at 133 pounds and senior Curtis Blackwell at 141 pounds, the Olivet College wrestling team posted a 2-1 record today at the 2016 Comet Duals inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet. The Comets defeated Davenport University, 33-12, and Otterbein (Ohio) University, 30-9, before falling to University of Indianapolis, 30-12.

HOW IT HAPPENED VS. DAVENPORT

  • The Comets won the first four bouts to build an 18-0 lead.
  • Davenport responded with two wins to make the score 18-6.
  • Olivet answered with a major decision to extend its lead to 22-6.
  • The Panthers won by fall at 184 pounds to cut their deficit to 22-12.
  • The Comets capped their win with a pin by senior Rodney Harvey at 197 pounds and a 16-0 technical fall by senior Jesse Judge at 285 pounds.

THE RESULTS VS. DAVENPORT

HOW IT HAPPENED VS. OTTERBEIN

  • Olivet won the first seven bouts – four by decision and three by major decision – to take a 24-0 lead.
  • After losing two matches, Judge capped the Comets' win with a 27-second pin at 285 pounds.

THE RESULTS VS. OTTERBEIN

HOW IT HAPPENED VS. INDIANAPOLIS

  • Olivet's three wins came at the top of the lineup.
  • Schmidt won 7-5, Brickley claimed a 3-2 win and Blackwell pinned his opponent in four minutes.

THE RESULTS VS. INDIANAPOLIS

UP NEXT

  • The Comets are now off until Saturday, Dec. 30, when they compete at the University of Wis-La Crosse/Candlewood Suites Duals.
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