WHEATON, Ill. – The University of Chicago wrestling team lost a dual meet at No. 23-ranked Wheaton College 30-13 on Wednesday.
The Maroons (0-2) had three wrestlers win their weight classes in their injury-depleted starting lineup. The Thunder improved to 1-1 in dual meets.
Senior Adam Wyeth controlled his weight class at 133 pounds. He won the match against Wheaton wrestler Tom Foy 8-0 to secure a major decision. Sophomore Mike McNulty (149 pounds) defeated Wheaton's Campbell Morton 6-3. The third win came from junior David Gremling at heavyweight via forfeit.
Freshman Devan Richter (125 pounds) and sophomore Justin Klein (141 pounds) came close in their matches but lost 8-5 and 5-2, respectively. Wheaton tallied a technical fall and two pins en route to sweeping five of the final six matches of the evening.
Wheaton 30, UChicago 13
125 – Carlos Fuentez (WC) def. Devan Richter (UC), 8-5 decision
133 – Adam Wyeth (UC) def. Tom Foy (WC), 8-0 major decision
141 – Holden Thompson (WC) def. Justin Klein (UC), 5-2 decision
149 – Mike McNulty (UC) def. Campbell Morton (WC), 6-3 decision
157 – Mark Savenok (WC) def. Samuel Koenig (UC), 23-7 technical fall at 6:07
165 – Stephen Aiello (WC) def. Paul Papoutsis (UC), 12-3 major decision
174 – Frank Aiello (WC) def. Nick Ferraro (UC), 13-7 decision
184 – Dan Olsen (WC) pinned Nicholas DiNapoli (UC) at 1:00
197 – Logan Walkup (WC) pinned Ryan Walsh (UC) at 3:57
285 – David Gremling (UC) won by forfeit
- Monday-Tuesday, December 29-30 – UChicago at Midlands Championships (Evanston, Ill.), 9 AM / 11 AM