February 11, 2019 Dalton Leightner Baldwin Wallace Leightner finished the week with a 5-0 record. Leightner secured a 3:00 pin in a victory over Ohio Northern on Friday and recorded two more pins on Saturday en route to a first place at the JCU Open. Results: W-ONU (3:00 pin over Brandon Bartlome) W-Davenport U. (4:17 pin over Cody Orcutt) W-5:44 pin over Ben Sherrill W-Gannon (23-7 TF over Justice Jones) W-Ohio Wesleyan U. (1-0 dec. over Caleb Blake)
February 4, 2019 Shaun Wagner, Ohio Northern Wagner led the Polar Bears at the BW Invite, placing second in the 157-pound weight class with a 3-1 record.
January 28, 2019 Luke Hernandez Mount Union Hernandez went 5-0 at the Pete Wilson Wheaton Invite to win the 149-pound weight class and help the Purple Raiders to the team title.
January 21, 2019 Anthony Arroyo Baldwin Wallace Arroyo helped the Yellow Jackets to three victories at the BW Duals, all by pinfall. He now has 11 pinfalls on the season. Results: Tanner Walker-Muskingum (pin) Denver Aydelott-Otterbein (pin 1:10) Micah Mydloski-Heidelberg (pin 2:37)
January 14, 2019 Clayton Davidson Ohio Northern Davidson posted a 4-1 record at the Lycoming (Pa.) Budd Whitehill National Duals in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Davidson recorded a pin, a major decision, and two wins via decision in the 174- and 184-pound weight classes over the two-day tournament event.
January 7, 2019 Jordan Burkholder Muskingum Burkholder won the 125-pound championship at the Waynesburg Invitational by going 3-0 with two falls. He remains undefeated on the season and is ranked 7th nationally in the 125-pound class.
December 17, 2018 Luke Hernandez Mount Union Hernandez went undefeated at the Kalahari Duals with a 4-0 record to improve to 15-5 on the year.
December 10, 2018 Anthony Arroyo Baldwin Wallace Arroyo posted a 3-0, won his 100th career match and helped BW secure three victories at the Waynesburg Duals. Results: 3-0 (2:00 pinfall against Waynesburg Matt Claxton, 3:43 pinfall Stevens Institute Robert Gennat, 6-2 decision over Messiah David Stevens)
December 3, 2018 Dylan Roth Heidelberg Roth wetn 5-0 last week, including two pins in under a minute. He was named Outstanding Wrestler of the ONU Invitational, helping Heidelberg to a runner-up finish
November 19, 2018 Drew Kasper Otterbein Kasper posted an impressive 9-0 record last week and won the Star City Open (Va.) heavyweight title to help the Cardinals take home the team title. Kasper tallied three pins, two major decisions and a tech fall, including a 34-second pin in a dual meet with Ohio Northern.
November 12, 2018 Andrew Perelka John Carroll Perelka won the125 Gold Division at the Ohio Intercollegiate Open with a 4-0 record. Perelka won by decision over Ashland’s Wellman and Clarion’s Park and won by fall over Ohio State’s Mead and Indiana University’s Croin. He was the only Div. III champion in the Gold Division.
November 5, 2018 Jarrod Brezovec John Carroll Brezovec won first place at the Adrian Invitational, posting a 4-0 record, to help the Blue Streaks to third place.
February 19, 2018 Anthony Arroyo Baldwin Wallace Arroyo helped BW to win their third straight OAC Championships with a 22-9 victory over nationally ranked Mount Union last Tuesday. He won the only match with a 16-0 technical fall in five minutes.
February 12, 2018 Jeff Andrews-Ohio Northern Andrews posted a 4-0 record at the Mid-States Invitational, including a technical fall and two major decision to win the 149-pound weight class.
February 5, 2018 Anthony Arroyo-Baldwin Wallace Arroyo went a perfect 5-0 last week to lead the nationally ranked Yellow Jackets past Muskingum on Tuesday and to fourth-place at the 32nd Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament.
January 15, 2018 Alex Bair, Ohio Northern Bair posted a 4-0 record last week at the Lycoming (Pa.) Duals. Bair went 4-0 with a pin, tech fall, major decision and decision. He was named to the All-Tournament Team as the top wrestler at 184 pounds.
January 8, 2018 Anthony Arroyo, Baldwin Wallace Arroyo went 5-0 at the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National Duals to lead the Yellow Jackets to a fifth-place finish with a 4-1 record.
January 2, 2018 Clayton Davidson-Ohio Northern Davidson went 4-0, with victories over 2 nationally ranked opponents, to lead ONU to a 3-1 record at the Washington & Lee (Va.) Duals. He defeated #6 A.J. Aeberli of Coast Guard 4-0 and #10 ranked Matt Marcotte of North Central 8-3. Also had a 33 second pin against Sean Floto of King's.
December 18, 2017 Dante Ginnetti, Baldwin Wallace Ginnetti pinned two of his three opponents in five minutes to led the Yellow Jackets to a 2-1 record at the Gator "Boots" Duals hosted by Luther (Iowa) College in Nashville, Tennessee. Ginnetti opened the duals as with a pinfall victory against his Manchester (Ind.) University opponent in 1:34. He then earned a 12-6 decision against his opponent from the fourth-nationally ranked Loras (Iowa) College. Ginnetti closed out the duals with a pinfall victory against his Millikin (Ill.) University in 4:34.
December 11, 2017 Nate Barcaskey-Ohio Northern Barcaskey has earned Wrestler of the Week honors for the second consecutive time after posting a 2-0 record last week. Against No. 22 Mount Union, Barcaskey posted 5-2 decision. Against Manchester, Barcaskey picked up a pin in 3:41.
December 4, 2017 Nate Barcaskey, Ohio Northern Barcaskey helped the Polar Bears to a second place finish at the 37th Annual ONU Invitational. He went 5-0 with three pins to win the heavyweight title. Barcaskey also posted a 4-2 win over Baldwin Wallace's Gabe Mahaney in a dual meet on Tuesday. .
November 20, 2017 Luke Hernandez-Mount Union Hernanez helped the Purple Raiders to wins over No.6 Messiah and No. 24 Waynesburg at the Mount Union Duals by going 5-0 on the day, including three major decisions.
November 13, 2017 Jesse Gross, Mount Union Gross led the way for the Raiders with a first place finish at 165 pounds at the Mount Union Invitational. Gross defeated Nick Vandermeer (Lake Erie) in the quarterfinals and Nate Ross (Gannon) in the finals match; Vandermeer and Ross are the #7 and #10 wrestlers in Division II, respectively. Gross's performance led him to be named the invitiational's outstanding wrestler.
November 6, 2017 Jarrod Brezovec, John Carroll Brezovec went 4-0 and placed first at the Adrian Invitational this past weekend. Brezovec collected two wins by pin fall, one of which was in the championship match against Brice Everson of Wabash, securing the 141-pound title in the second period. Brezovec also collected wins by decision and major decision, and scored at least 13 points in those two matches.
February 20, 2017 Nick Mancini, Mount Union Mancini won a pair of matches with a major decision against Baldwin Wallace and a technical fall in a win over Otterbein. Mancini finished the regular season with a 15-7 record and 5-1 in OAC duals.
February 13, 2017 Blake Dixon, John Carroll Dixon went 4-1 on the week, including a win over Willy Plaisir of Otterbein to give the Blue Streaks their first OAC dual win of the 2017 season. Dixon went 3-1 and placed 3rd in the JCU Open, where he defeated two Baldwin Wallace wrestlers at 157 pounds. Dixon's lone loss came to Kent State University's Jacob Spino, who went on to place first in the division.
February 6, 2017 Nate Barcaskey, Ohio Northern Barcaskey went 2-0 on the week in OAC compeition and finished sixth overall at the John Summa Invitational hosted by Baldwin Wallace. Results: pinned Ras Lumpkins (Ott), 2:47; dec. Andrew Sierawski (BW), 5-2; pinned Gavin Ciolligan (Theil), 1:10; dec. Wil VanNorman (Waynesburg), 4-2
January 30, 2017 Jarrad Lasko, John Carroll Lasko went 7-1 this past week with a 3-0 record against OAC opponents. He went 4-1 and finished runner-up at 149 pounds at the Pete Wilson-Wheaton Invitational. Lasko was one of three Blue Streaks to win in the team's dual with Mount Union on Tuesday.
December 19, 2016 Anthony Arroyo, Baldwin Wallace Arroyo help the 20th-nationally ranked Yellow Jackets to a 3-0 record at the Gator "Boots" Duals hosted by Luther (Iowa) College. Arroyo won all three matches at 165-pounds by pinfall in just 2 minutes and 18 seconds.
January 9, 2017 Zeckary Lehman, Wrestling Lehman went 4-1 at the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National Duals. BW finished fifth at the duals and the teams only loss was against No. 1-nationally ranked and defending national champion Wartburg College. RESULTS: Def. Kevin Ford, #13 New York University (8-0 major decision); Lost No. 6 nationally ranked Bryan Levsen, #1 Wartburg College (7-2 decision); Def. Dan Kilroy, College of New Jersey (11-3 major decision); Def. Taylor Mehmen, #12 Coe College (8-4 decision); Def. Nick Stencel, Wisconsin-Whitewater (11-7 decision)
December 12, 2016 Richie Burke, Baldwin Wallace Burke posted a 3-0 record at the Waynesburg (Pa.) Duals to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 3-0 record including a 32-15 victory over #16 York (Pa.) College.
December 5, 2016 Hayden Bates, Heidelberg Bates won the 141-pound weight class with a 4-0 record to help the Berg to the ONU Invitational team title. Bates picked up a tech fall over Otterbein's Robe Harris, 21-5, before he pinned ONU's Jeff Andrews in 4:00. Bates followed up the pin by another fall, pinning Alma's Jacob Anderson in 2:26. The freshman won the title with a major decision over Campbellsville's Jayce Carr, 13-1.
November 21, 2016 Alec Cotton, Mount Union Cotton posted a 5-0 record with three pins at the Mount Union Duals to help the Purple Raiders to a 3-2 record.
November 14, 2016 Jackson Lakso, Otterbein Otterbein 125-pound freshman Jackson Lakso (Grove City/Cental Crossing) helped relaunch Otterbein's program after 42 years in winning fashion with a pin in just 0:55 in a win over Thomas More. He also went 4-0 at the John Carroll Duals, registering three falls and a major decision. His efforts helped the Cardinals upset No. 9 Lycoming.
February 22, 2016 Richie Burke, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace 157-pound freshman Richie Burk (Ithaca, N.Y) led BW in a 26-10 win over Heidelberg with a pin (3:35) to give the Yellow Jackets their first OAC title since 1973.
February 15, 2016 Justin Kihn, Heidelberg Heidelberg141-pound senior Justin Kihn (Ketterington/Fairmont) defeated nationally ranked Jeremy Border of Mount Union, 5-3, to lead the Berg in a hard fought 18-15 loss to the Purple Raiders.
February 8, 2016 Anthony Arroyo, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace 165-pound freshman Anthony Arroyo (Maumee) posted a 5-0 overall record and won an individual title at the 30th Annual BW John Summa Memorial Tournament on Saturday. Arroyo had two pins, including one on Tuesday in 3:28 over Tony Rupert of Mount Union that gave the Yellow Jackets the lead for good in a 21-12 victory. At the Summa tourney, he had one pin, a technical fall and a pair of decisions en route to his title. Other Nominees: Sal Corrao, JCU…Antonio Zapata, MIUSK
February 1, 2016 Dan Mirman, John Carroll John Carroll 149-pound senior Dam Mirman (Wadsworh) led the Blue Streak last week with a 6-0 record (1-0 OAC). Mirman opened the week with a 6-3 win over Heidelberg’s Damon Cheek. On Saturday, he captured his third consecutive Pete Willson Invitational (Ill.) crown to help the Blue Streaks to 16th place in a 32 team field. Other Nominees: Jesse Gunter, BW
January 25, 2016 Jesse Gunter, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace senior Jesse Gunter (Akron/ Coventry) had a perfect 4-0 record, including a win over the No.8-ranked Bryan Isreal (Ithaca) and a pin (2:33) over Giuliano Graziosi (Thiel). Gunter is currently ranked No. 3 at 133 pounds in Div. III. Other Nominees: Ryan Hornack, HEID…Nick Mancini, MTU
January 18, 2016 Jeremy Border, Mount Union Mount Union senior Jeremy Border (Caldwell/Caldwell) had a pair of pins and a tech fall at 141 pounds to lead the Purple Raiders at the Mount Union Raider Duals.
January 11, 2016 Garrett Chase, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace 174-pound senior Garrett Chase (Erie, Pa./ Cathedral Prep) posted a perfect 4-0 record, including a win versus one nationally-ranked opponent at the NWCA National Dual. Chase is currently ranked No. 8 in Div. III and 13-3 on the season. Other Nominees: Dan Mirman, JCU…Kyler Deeter, ONU…Jeremy Border, MTU
January 4, 2016 Jesse Gunter, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace senior Jesse Gunter (Akron/Covnetry) posted a perfect 4-0 record to help Yellow Jackets to a 2-2 record at the Las Vegas Desert Duals on December 21. Gunter, ranked fourth in Div. III at 133 pounds, opened with a 10-9 win against No.2-ranked Connor Campo of No.1-ranked Wartburg (Iowa). He also had a pin (1:43), a major decision (12-1) and beat No.7-ranked Steve Rosenburg of Dubuque (Iowa), 10-7. Other Nominees: Thomas McNulty, JCU…Kody Bellamy, ONU
Nick Mancini, Mount Union Mount Union 125-pound sophomore Nick Mancini (Boardman) led the Purple Raiders at the Gator Boots Dual (TN) with a 4-0 record. Mancini recorded a pair of technical falls, a pin and a forfeit.
December 14, 2015 Dan Mirman, John Carroll John Carroll157-pound senior Dan Mirman (Wadsworth/Medina Highland) posted a 4-1 record at the Cleveland State Open. Mirman defeated three Division I wrestlers to reach the championship bout. He was the only Division III wrestler to place in the top six of any weight class.
December 7, 2015 Alec Cotton, Mount Union Mount Union sophomore Alec Cotton (Hartville/Lake) who won the 133 pound title and led the Purple Raiders to a third place finish at the Messiah Petrofes Wrestling Invitational. Cotton posted a 5-0 record, including a 8-1 decision over Yoseph Borai of Stevens Institute in the title match. Other Nominees: Mike Buckiso, John Carroll
November 23, 2015 Tyler Hardtke, John Carroll John Carroll senior Tyler Hardtke (Cincinnati/Elder) went 5-0 last week to win the 165- pound title at Findlay Open. Hardtke was the only Div. III wrestler in a bracket consisting of Div. I and Div. II. Other Nominees: Jesse Gunter, Baldwin Wallace
November 16, 2015 Thomas McNulty, John Carroll John Carroll junior Thomas McNulty (Highland Hts./Padua Fransican) posted a 5-0 record at 174-pounds that featured three pins, a technical fall, and a decision over Division I Cleveland State. Scored 26 points for the Blue Streaks over five matches. Other Nominees: Kody Bellamy, Ohio Northern…Damon Cheek, HEID…Jesse Guner, BW
February 16, 2015 Colt Lovejoy, Ohio Northern
February 23, 2015 Tyler Maclellan, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace freshman Tyler Maclellan (Medina/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy) had a key pin that led the Yellow Jackets to a 20-19 win over Ohio Northern. The match was tied 19-19 and was decided by the third round of criteria. Maclellan pinned ONU’s Ricky Bruce in 4:05 to give the Yellow Jackets 19-16 lead. His pin also matched an earlier ONU pin (first criteria).
February 9, 2015 Garrett Chase, Baldwin Wallace
January 19, 2015 Cody Lovejoy, Ohio Northern
February 9, 2015 Jon Garrison, Mount Union
January 12, 2015 Brent Kirk, Mount Union
January 5, 2015 Terner Gott, John Carroll
December 15, 2014 Garrett Chase, Baldwin Wallace
December 8, 2014 Cody Lovejoy, Ohio Northern
December 1, 2014 Thomas McNulty,John Carroll
November 24, 2014 Ben Kazimir, Mount Union
November 17, 2014 Cody Lovejoy, Ohio Northern
November 10, 2014 Richard Dowdley, Heidelberg