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Wrestling Finishes Seventh at ONU Invitational

Wrestling Finishes Seventh at ONU Invitational

(ADA, Ohio)  – The Thomas More University wrestling team finished seventh today (Saturday, December 1, 2018) at the Ohio Northern University Invitational inside the ONU Sports Center in Ada, Ohio.

  • The Saints had four wrestlers that placed in their weight classes.
  • Sophomore Kenny Byers (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) finished third at 133 with pins in 1:18 and 3:65, a 20-9 major decision and a pin in 4:39 in the third place match.
  • Sophomore Jimmy Traub (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) placed third at 165 as he had an 11-2 major decision, pins in 1:39 and 4:04 a 4-2 decision and a medical forfeit win in the third place match.
  • Junior Andrew Taylor (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder) finished third at 174 as he had pins of 1:20, 2:16 and 2:47 and won his third place match by a 12-9 decision.
  • Junior Avery Jones (Amelia, Ohio/Glen Este) placed fourth at 184 as he had a 3-1 decision and a pin in 30-seconds before falling in an 11-8 decision in the third place match.

  • Thomas More returns to the mat on Thursday (December 6) when it battles Mount St. Joseph University in a match the Lions are hosting at Harrison High School in Harrison, Ohio.