UW-Platteville Posts 2-3 Mark at Max Servies Duals; Wunnicke and Scott Tally 5-0 Records
January 25, 2012
Senior Matt Scott (197 lbs.) and junior T.J. Wunnicke (133 lbs.) each went 5-0 to lead the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to a 2-3 record on Saturday at the Max Servies Duals hosted by Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
The Pioneers began the day with wins over Ohio Northern (30-15) and Knox (39-12). Then, UW-Platteville dropped decisions to Wabash (33-12), Central (36-9) and Milwaukee School of Engineering (28-15) to close out the day.
Scott recorded a pin in his victory against Ohio Northern and Milwaukee School of Engineering to improve his record to 22-1 on the season.
Wunnicke raised his season record 22-3 with five first period pins to raise his NCAA Division leading total to 16. All 16 of the falls for the Dodgeville, Wisconsin native have come for the nations second-ranked wrestler in the first period.
In addition to the wins by Scott and Wunnicke against Ohio Northern, Rob Maertz recorded a pin 157 and Tyler Henken and Sean Yaros each won decisions at 141 and 184, respectively. Plus, Quinn Sedlak picked up a win via forfeit at 174.
In the second round, the Pioneers defeated Knox College for the third time on the season. In addition to the pin by Wunnicke, Sedlak and Maertz each recorded falls and Tyler Henken won a 15-123 decision at 141, Peter Crocco won a 5-4 decision at 165.
Against Wabash, in the third round, Wunnicke recorded his third pin of the afternoon at the 2:20 mark. The Pioneers picked up a pair of one-point victories by Scott at 197, 6-5 and by Devin Johnson at heavyweight, 2-1.
In the fourth round against Central, Wunnicke and Scott were the lone winners for the Pioneers. Wunnicke recorded a fall in 33 seconds for his fastest pin of the season and Scott was victorious by a score of 7-3.
To close out the day, Wunnicke and Scott each picked up their fifth wins of the day and Maertz added his fourth win with an 8-1 win at 157 pounds for the three UW-Platteville victories.
Next, UW-Platteville will travel to the Pete Willson Invitational hosted by Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois on Friday, Jan. 27.
Ohio Northern (15) vs. Wisconsin-Platteville (30)
125 Nate Grieser (ONU) wins by forfeit
133 T.J. Wunnicke (UWP) pin 1:54 over Cody Harting (ONU)
141 Tyler Hinken (UWP) wins 4-0 Nick Pataro (ONU)
149 Brandon Howes (ONU) wins 2-0 Tyler Ledbetter (UWP)
157 Rob Maertz (P) pin 1:48 over Cory Neel (ONU)
165 Dylon Gregg (ONU) wins 4-2 Nathan Schmitz (UWP)
174 Quinn Sedlak (UWP) wins by forfeit
184 Sean Yaros (UWP) wins 6-2 D.J. Recknagel (ONU)
197 Matt Scott (UWP) pin 2:30 Dominic Owens (ONU)
285 Joe Fisher (ONU) wins 6-2 Devin Johnson (UWP)
Wisc. - Platteville (39) vs. Knox (12)
125 Francisco Munoz (KC) wins by forfeit
133 T.J. Wunnicke (UWP) pin 1:32 over Mario Frye (KC)
141 Tyler Henken (UWP) wins 15-12 over Alejandro Varela (KC)
149 Eric Steingruber (KC) pin 2:26 over Eric MacFarland (UWP)
157 Rob Maertz (UWP) pin 1:30 over Kin Vong (KC)
165 Peter Crocco (UWP) wins 5-4 over Greg Ventris (KC)
174 Quinn Sedlak (UWP) pin 4:15 over Sergo Ulloa (KC)
184 Sean Yaros (UWP) wins 10-7 over Alex Faulkner (KC)
197 Matt Scott (UWP) wins by forfeit
285 Bryant Etherton (UWP) pin 4:53 over James Wagner (KC)
Wabash (33) vs Wisc.-Platteville (12)
125 Tommy Poynter (WC) wins by forfeit
133 T.J. Wunnicke (UWP) pin 2:20 over Marc Escebedo (WC)
141 Colin Downey (WC) wins 7-2 over Tyler Henken (UWP)
149 Jake Strausbaugh (WC) wins 19-2 over Tyler Ledbetter (UWP)
157 Josh Sampson (WC) win 5-1 over Rob Maertz (UWP)
165 Dalton Stanley (WC) pin 4:22 over Nathan Schmitz (UWP)
174 Logan Cooper (WC) wins Quinn Sedlak (UWP)
184 Greg Rhoads (WC) pin 2:51 over Sean Yaros (UWP)
197 Matt Scott (UWP) wins 6-5 over Austin ONeal (WC)
285 Devin Johnson (UWP) wins 2-1 over Zach Stone (WC)
Mat 2 Wisc.-Platteville (9) vs. Central (36)
125 Daniel Page (C) wins by forfeit
133 T.J. Wunnicke (UWP) pin :33 over Kalen Greiner (C)
141 TJ Peretti (C) wins 14-0 over Tyler Henken (UWP)
149 Josh Atwell (C) wins 18-6 over Eric McFarland (UWP)
157 Joe Atwell (C) wins 14-3 over Peter Crocco (UWP)
165 Colten Moore (C) pin 3:51 over Matt Sieracki (UWP)
174 Sam Apland (C) pin 4:38 over Quinn Sedlack (UWP)
184 Tyler Lowy (C) wins 4-1 over Abe Graziano (UWP)
197 Matt Scott (UWP) wins 7-3 over Dan Gordan (C)
285 Jake Crawford (C) wins 8-2 over Bryant Etherton (UWP)
Wisc.-Platteville (15) vs MSOE (28)
125 Luke Gaeth (MSOE) wins by forfeit
133 T.J. Wunnicke (UWP) pin 1:29 over Austin Banish (MSOE)
141 Jake Narveson (MSOE) pin 1:09 over Tyler Henken (UWP)
149 Josh Wengerter (MSOE) wins 9-0 over Tyler Ledbetter (UWP)
157 Rob Maertz (UWP) win 8-1 over Dallas Schurg (MSOE)
165 Pete Kootstra (MSOE) wins 10-4 over Peter Crocco (UWP)
174 Will Pedersen (MSOE) wins 5-2 over Quinn Sedlak (UWP)
184 Caleb Staub (MSOE) wins 7-5 over Sean Yaros (UWP)
197 Matt Scott (UWP) pin 2:48 over Marcus Rokosh (MSOE)
285 Austin Karls (MSOE) wins 6-0 over Bryant Etherton (UWP)