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Sarasin Shines as Maroon Wrestlers Compete at Trine Invite

Ben Sarasin
Ben Sarasin

ANGOLA, Ind. – University of Chicago wrestler Ben Sarasin extended his undefeated streak to start the season en route to capturing the 184-pound title at Saturday's Trine University Invitational.

Sarasin came into the day at 5-0 with one invite title under his belt already from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Invite. The sophomore blazed his way into the final, dominating three opponents by scores of 13-3, 12-3 and 18-1. In the final against Wheaton College's Isaac Odell, Sarasin emerged with a 3-2 victory.

First-year Griffin Seyfried also made a title match at 133 pounds. His first three bouts resulted in scores of 8-5, 18-1 and 13-3. He lost to his Indiana Tech opponent in the final via first-period fall.

Junior Dominick Reo competed at 197 pounds and placed fourth in the weight class. He posted a 3-2 mark with two pins.

At 157 pounds, senior Steve Bonsall compiled a 4-2 record on the day, eventually winning the fifth-place match by a 7-3 margin.

Junior Will Hare racked up five victories at heavyweight to finish fifth. He pinned three opponents in the back draw.


  • Saturday, Nov. 23 @ 9:00 AM – UChicago at Concordia (Wis.) University Open / UChicago at Coe College Invitational