ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Jan. 28, 2017) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy wrestling team split a pair of Centennial Conference matches today at a tri-match hosted by Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. The Mariners lost their first match of the day, 25-28, to Ursinus, but rebounded to defeat the host Mules, 41-12, in their second match.
The Mariners' record moves to 5-8 (3-3 Centennial) on the season after today's action.
Four Mariners went a perfect 2-0 on the day – freshman Joshua Glantzman (Allenwood, N.J.) at 165, classmate Collin Keil (Whitehouse, Ohio) at 174, senior Patrick Rooney (Belgrade, Minn.) at 184 and sophomore Blake Bunce (Trophy Club, Texas) at 197.
Four other USMMA wrestlers had a 1-1 record at the tri-match – sophomore Tyler Craig (Snowhegan, Maine) at 133, junior Trent Dolby (Las Vegas, Nev.) at 149, sophomore Erik Beshada (South River, N.J.) at 157 and classmate Victor Raigoza (Orland, Calif.) at 285.
For the complete results from today's tri-meet follow this link.
Up next, Merchant Marine will travel to Annapolis, Md., for the famed All-Academy Championships tomorrow, Jan. 29. Action is set to get underway at 10 a.m. Live stats and a live video stream will be available with links on the USMMA Wrestling Schedule Page.
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