GENEVA, Ohio—The Lake Erie College wrestling team finished second at the Ohio Duals hosted by Cleveland State University at SPIRE Institute Saturday (Nov. 14).
The Storm started the day with a 46-0 sweep of Mercyhurst Northeast before defeating Division-I Cleveland State 18-17 in the semifinals. The Storm's run ended in the finals when they fell 36-9 to Kent State University, who is ranked 20th in Division-I.
The Storm won all ten matches against Mercyhurst Northeast to open the duals. 157-pounder Christian Baughman (Wadsworth, Ohio/Wadsworth), 184-pounder Tyler Hughes (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) and 197-pounder Evan Rosborough (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) won by pinfall. 133-pounder Austin Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area), 165-pounder Matt Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) and heavyweight Evan Loughman (Thornville, Ohio/Sheridan) won by tech fall. 174-pounder Nicholas Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) won by major decision while 125-pounder Forrest Glogouski (New Paris, Ind./Fairfield), 141-pounder Ian Ross (Newark, N.Y./Newark) and 149-pounder Nick Boggs (Concord, Ohio/Riverside) won by decision.
The shutout marked the first in program history.
In their second dual, the Storm faced Division-I Cleveland State. Glogouski opened the dual up with a 4-2 decision. After a loss at 133-pounds, Ross won 9-6 to give the Storm the lead once again. The Vikings moved back ahead with a pinfall at 149-pounds, but Baughman, the Vandermeers and Hughes rattled off four straight wins, including a major decision by Hughes, to put the match away.
In the finals, the Storm faced Kent State. Glogouski picked up his third win of the day with a 7-5 decision. However, the Golden Flashes won the next eight bouts. In the heavyweight match, Loughman finished the day with a pin.
The Storm is back in action next weekend at the Findlay Open.
OHIO DUALS RESULTS
NOVEMBER 14, 2015
#8 LAKE ERIE vs. MERCYHURST NORTHEAST (NJCAA #14)
125: Forrest Glogouski (L) decision Aaron Ehrgott (M) (5-3)
133: Austin Gillihan (L) tech fall Detric McCoy (M) (1:48)
141: Ian Ross (L) decision Beau Coletta (M) (13-7)
149: Nick Boggs (L) decision Brandon Ingram (M) (6-3)
157: Christian Baughman (L) pinfall Kevin Wesolowski (M) (2:19)
165: Matt Vandermeer (L) tech fall Bryant Vannoy (M) (2:12)
174: Nick Vandermeer (L) major decision Sam Colebert (M) (17-7)
184: Tyler Hughes (L) pinfall Garrett Smead (M) (1:06)
197: Evan Rosborough (L) pinfall Tyler Mattison (M) (5:56)
285: Evan Loughman (L) tech fall Jason Oaks (M) (4:40)
#8 LAKE ERIE vs. CLEVELAND STATE (D-I)
125: Forrest Glogouski (L) decision Nick Derosa (C) (4-2)
133: Mike Kostandras (C) decision Austin GIllihan (1-0)
141: Ian Ross (L) decision Mike Carlone (C) (9-6)
149: Nick Montgomery (C) pin fall Nick Boggs (L) (3:55)
157: Christian Baughman (L) decision John Vaughn (C) (13-8)
165: Matt Vandermeer (L) decision Nate Wynkoop (C) (2-0)
174: Nick Vandermeer (L) decision Gabe Stark (C) (5-4)
184: Tyler Hughes (L) major decision Jacob Worthington (C) (17-6)
197: Sam Wheeler (C) decision Evan Rosborough (L) (4-3)
285: Riley Shaw (C) pin fall Evan Loughman (L) (5:17)
#8 LAKE ERIE vs. KENT STATE (D-I #20)
125: Forrest Glogouski (L) decision Drew Dickinson (K) (5-7)
133: Mark McGuire (K) pin fall Austin GIllihan (L) (6:24)
141: Chance Driscoll (K) decision Ian Ross (L) (4-2)
149: Mike DePalma (K) tech fall Nick Boggs (L) (18-1)
157: Ian Miller (K) pin fall Christian Baughman (L) (1:25)
165: Tyler Buckwalter (K) major decision Matt Vandermeer (L) (8-0)
174: Mike Vollant (K) decision Nick Vandermeer (L) (9-4)
184: Cole Baxter (K) pin fall Tyler Hughes (L) (1:14)
197: Kyle Conel (K) decision Evan Rosborough (L) (10-3)
285: Evan Loughman (L) pin fall Stephen Suglio (:40)