McDaniel splits in final action of regular season
Green Terror falls to Ursinus, downs Muhlenberg in CC tri
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) notched a pair of win for McDaniel in a 1-1 day at a Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling tri-match hosted by Ursinus on Saturday.
The Green Terror (8-7, 5-2 CC) dropped a 25-12 decision to Ursinus before downing Muhlenberg 39-7 in the final action of the regular season.
Against the Bears (10-1, 5-1 CC), the hosts won seven straight bouts to turn a 6-0 deficit into a 25-6 lead.
After Earl Eppard (Baltimore, Md./Lansdowne) notched a 7-3 win at 125 and Tommy Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) recorded a 6-1 victory at 133, Dan Glover started the seven-bout stretch with a 4-2 win at 141.
A John Whitham injury default at 157 and Mike Kevlin 9-0 major decision at 174 accounted for the only non-decision victories.
Glotfelty wrapped up the match with a 1-minute, 52-second pin at heavyweight.
Against the Mules (0-13, 0-6 CC), Eppard opened the bout with one of four forfeit wins for McDaniel.
Goretsas stretched the lead to 9-0 with an 11-6 victory before Kevin Homan made it 9-3 with a 9-6 win at 141.
A Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) first-period technical fall pushed the advantage to 14-3 before Keith Swanson notched a 14-5 victory to make it a 14-7 match.
A Tony Vorndran (Millville, N.J./Millville) 8-5 win and forfeit wins from Scott Forrester (Manchester, N.J./Manchester Twp.), Will Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) and Joe Camlin (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) sealed the match.
Glotfelty concluded the match with a 14-2 win at heavyweight.
McDaniel returns to action at the CC Championships hosted by Stevens on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.
Ursinus 25, McDaniel 12
125: Earl Eppard (M) dec. Connor Gregory 7-3; 133: Tommy Goretsas (M) dec. Alex Blank 6-1; 141: Dan Glover (U) dec. Mike Tancredi 4-2; 149: Connor McCormick (U) dec. Brent Lowe 6-0; 157: John Whitham (U) inj. def. Matt Peters; 165: Harris Papas (U) dec. Tony Vorndran 4-1; 174: Mike Kevlin (U) maj. dec. Scott Forester 9-0; 184: Nate Murren dec. Will Yeo 4-1; 197: Connor McNamara (U) dec. Joe Camlin (M) 9-2; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) pinned Ed Minelli 1:52.
McDaniel 39, Muhlenberg 7
125: Eppard (Mc) won by forfeit; 133: Goretsas (Mc) dec. Thomas Gazza 11-6; 141: Kevin Homan (Mu) dec. Tancredi 9-6; 149: Lowe (Mc) tech. fell Matt Parker 15-0 (2:49); 157: Keith Swanson (Mu) maj. dec. Tom Boehm 14-5; 165: Vorndran (Mc) dec. Ken Ludwig 8-5; 174: Forrester (Mc) won by forfeit; 184: Yeo (Mc) won by forfeit; 197: Camlin (Mc) won by forfeit; HWT: Glotfelty (Mc) maj dec. Chris Galleta 14-2.