|Jan. 19, 2011 - Wrestling
Maroons Drop Home Finale
CHICAGO -- Augustana College won six of nine contested bouts en route to a 31-10 win over the University of Chicago wrestling team Wednesday night in the Maroons' final 2011 appearance at the Ratner Athletics Center.
Chicago's three victories came from senior Ryan Hatten (Florissant, Mo./ McCleur North) and freshmen Jacob Smith (Brighton, Mich./ Brighton) and Sam Pennisi (Lombard, Ill./ Glenbard East).
Hatten posted a 7-3 decision at heavyweight in the final match of the evening to raise his season record to 10-5.
Smith (pictured) and Pennisi both blanked their respective opponents. Smith, now 5-4 on the season, posted a 5-0 decision at 141 pounds before Pennisi notched an 8-0 major decision at 184.
Augustana's (7-4) two nationally-ranked wrestlers, Jacob Scholten (#14 at 125 pounds) and Alberto Quiros (#22 at 141) won by decision and major decision, respectively.
Chicago (5-8) will be idle until the Jan. 28-29 Wheaton (Ill.) College Invitational.
Augustana 31, Chicago 10
125: Jacob Scholten, Augustana def. Jake Schramm 8-2
133: Bradley McDermott, Augustana won by forfeit
141: Alberto Quiros, Augustana def. Matt Hart 20-7
149: Jacob Smith, Chicago def. Mitch Musgrove 5-0
157: Justin Hoffman, Augustana won by fall over Donovan Sarno 3:54
165: Jordan Graham, Augustana def. Josh Lowy, 4-2 (sv 1)
174: Alex Vavra, Augustana def. Takumi Mihama 6-1
184: Sam Pennisi, Chicago def. Ian Knepshield 8-0
197: Hunter Feraco, Augustana won by fall over Jeff Tyburski 5:31
285: Ryan Hatten, Chicago def. Tim Day 7-3