Wrestling drops heartbreaker at Lakeland
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Concordia University Wisconsin and Lakeland College went back-and-forth in a heated dual meet on Thursday evening, but it was the Muskies that earned a 21-17 victory inside Woltzen Gymnasium.
After responding from a 15-7 deficit, CUW trailed by a point, 18-17, entering the 285-pound bout between senior Seth Kilkelly (Barneveld, Wis.) and Jeremy Kroeger. The final bout of the night went to overtime and ended in favor of the Muskies by decision, 3-0.
Junior Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) won by decision 16-10 at 125 pounds, while junior Casey Kenealy (Hartford, Wis.) earned a 3-2 win at 165 pounds and senior Leonard Kuspa (Oak Forest, Ill.) picked up a 4-0 victory at 174 pounds.
CUW built a quick 7-0 lead to begin the match, but fell behind after LC scored 15 unanswered points. The Falcons responded with victories in three of the next four bouts to trail by a point, 18-17, entering the final bout.
CUW next competes on Saturday at the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament, which is hosted by MSOE.
Concordia University Wisconsin at Lakeland College
Thursday, February 14, 2014
Sheboygan, Wis. (Woltzen Gymnasium)
Lakeland College 21, Concordia University Wisconsin 17
125: Sean Ambrocio (CUW) dec. Matt Damp (LC), 16-10
133: Marcus Lubner (CUW) maj. dec. Eduardo Orihuela (LC), 14-2
141: Juan Diaz (LC) won by fall Joshua Curcio (CUW), 4:15
149: Marcus McCauley (LC) won by forfeit
157: Matt Weber (LC) dec. Pierce Holtfreter (CUW), 12-8
165: Casey Kenealy (CUW) dec. Mitchell Fucile (LC), 3-2
174: Leonard Kuspa (CUW) dec. Derek Gerber (LC), 4-0
184: Eddie Terres (LC) dec. Mac Braylock (CUW), 9-3
197: Jake Reuteler (CUW) maj. dec. Jared Schaaf (LC), 11-2
285: Jeremy Kroeger (LC) dec. Seth Kilkelly (CUW), 11-6 SV