Dec 29, 2008
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) went 4-0 to remain undefeated on the season and win at heavyweight and lead McDaniel to a 10th-place showing at the Citrus Open in non-conference wrestling action on Monday.
Glotfelty improved to 17-0 on the season and captured his third individual tournament title of the season. The Green Terror finished 10th out the 11 teams competiting with 39 points. No. 11 Cornell College won the title with 152.5 points.
Glotfelty, the top seed, opened his day with a first-period pin of Ursinus’ Fernando Jones before notching victories of 4-1 and 6-0 to advance to the championship bout where he defeated the No. 2 seed Adam Salvers (Wilmington) 2-1 in the tiebreaker period.
Zach Morris (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) went 3-2 on the day at 125 for McDaniel. After falling in his first match, Morris pinned teammate Sean Ensign (Westminster, Md./Westminster) in 1 minute, 10 seconds and recorded a fall of Stevens’ Frank Maselli in 1:01. He added an 8-6 win before bowing out a match short of the round needed to finish in the top six in the bracket.
Peter Caruso (Mahopac, N.Y./Mahopac) (133), Zach Hetrick (Hanover, Pa./South Western) (165), Courtney Nightengale (Sublette, Kan./Cimmaron) (174) and Wiliam Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) (197) all went 2-2 for the Green Terror.
Caruso and Yeo each had major decision victories among their wins.
McDaniel returns to action in the duals portion of the Citrus Invitational on Tuesday.
Team Scores: 1. Cornell College (CC) 152.5; 2. John Carroll (JC) 126.5; 3. Stevens (ST) 118; 4. Oneonta (ONE) 103; 5. Ursinus (UC) 63.5; 6. Simpson (SC) 63; 7. Wilmington (WC) 60.5; 8. Washington & Jefferson (WJ) 49.5; 9. Apprentice (AS) 47.5; 10. McDaniel (MCD) 39; 11. Case Western Reserve (CWR) 33.
McDaniel Results: 125: Wesley Schoo (CC) pinned Zach Morris 3:50, Alex Blank (UC) pinned Sean Ensign 5:54, Morris pinned Ensign 1:10, Morris pinned Frank Maselli (ST) 1:10, Morris dec. Marcus Chevres (AS) 8-6, Donny Herrington (WC) tech. fell Morris 16-0; 133: Tim Hall pinned Mike Jablonski (SC) 4:15, Nichalos Nothern (CC) pinned Hall 4:21, Adam Kriwinsky (JC) maj. dec. Peter Caruso 18-6, Caruso maj. dec. Tim Sykes (CWR) 10-0, Caruso dec. Hall 2-0, Brandon Sansom (WJ) maj. dec. Caruso 10-2; 141: none; 149: Ryan Mulnix (CC) pinned Jacob Schuster 1:44, Andrew Gardella tech. fell Brent Lowe 18-2, Zach Wilson (CC) tech. fell Lowe 16-0, Ronnie Adkins (CWR) pinned Schuster 2:10; 157: Leo Dormann (ST) pinned Matthew Peters 2:34, Peters pinned Geraldo Rodriguez (ST) 5:44, Nick Ward (JC) dec. Peters 8-2; 165: Bobby Bishop (ST) maj. dec. Jacob Reik 14-6, Zach Hetrick dec. David Bernholt (CWR) 6-1, AJ Muscaro (WC) dec. Hetrick 6-3, Joseph Hambleton (CC) maj. dec. Reik 14-0, Hetrick inj. def. Victor Nicotra (ONE), Devon Jurczak (JC) dec. Hetrick 2-0; 174: Courtney Nightengale dec. James Ray (ST) 6-1, Kyle Kehrli (CC) maj. dec. Nightengale 14-3, Nightengale dec. Jordy Ammons (SC) 6-5, Ryan Dormann (ST) pinned Nightengale 1:02; 184: Quenten Bowling (AS) dec. Ferris Bond 7-5 (SV), Carmen Sacco (CC) maj. dec. Ryan Deiter 14-2, Vince Termini (ST) inj. def. Bond, Deiter dec. Andrew Rose (WJ), Kris Safford (ONE) tech. fell Deiter 17-0; 197: Jim Nemunaitis (JC) dec. Yeo 7-3, Joe Camlin pinned Cale Harter (CWR) 1:37, Connor McNamara dec. Camlin 8-2, Yeo dec. Camlin 7-4, Wala Canaro (ONE) dec. Yeo 9-4; HWT: Brock Glotfelty pinned Fernando Jones (UC) 2:55, Glotfelty dec. John Bunch (SC) 4-1, Glotfelty dec. Tim Lambert (JC) 6-0, Glotfelty dec. Adam Salyers (WC) 2-1 (TB), Cecil Lee (AS) maj. dec. James Selfinger 15-5, Selfinger dec. Isaac Hull (CC) 7-2, Bunch dec. Selfinger 7-3.