Baldwin Wallace Wrestling Team Falls To No. 24 Ohio Northern, In First OAC Dual Match

Sam McIntosh Picked Up First Career
OAC Victory With A 6-2 Decision

ADA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team fell to 24th-ranked Ohio Northern University, 45-7. tonight (Tuesday, January 10, 2012) in the opening Ohio Athletic Conference match for both schools.

The Yellow Jackets are now 1-1 overall and 0-1 in the OAC while the Polar Bears improved to 5-3 overall and 1-0 in the OAC.

The Yellow Jackets were led by freshman 141-pounder Nick Ramsey (Cleveland/Lakewood) who won by major decision 15-5 in his very first OAC and dual match appearance.  Ramsey, who joined the team this semester, now has a record of 3-3 after posting a mark of 2-3 at the Waynesburg (Pa.) University Invitational last Saturday.

In addition to Ramsey, freshman 149-pounder Sam McIntosh (South Euclid/Brush) won by a 6-2 decision to pick up his first career OAC victory.  McIntosh is now tied for the team lead in wins with a record of 10-8 overall.

BW is back in action this Saturday, January 14 when it will travel to Painesville to take on NCAA Division II Lake Erie College in a non-conference dual match at 7:00 p.m.   The next home match is on Tuesday, January 17 when the team will host Cleveland cross-town rival John Carroll University in the Ursprung Gymnasium inside the Lou Higgins Center at 7:30 p.m.

FOR MORE BW Sports Information, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327 and e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. or Assistant SID Jeff Miller by phone at 440-826-2780 and email at jefmille@bw.edu Fans can access the latest BW athletics information at www.bw.edu/athletics and we invite you to join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bwyellowjackets and Twitter at http://twitter.com/bwathletics.

Match Results:   No. 24 Ohio Northern: 45, Baldwin Wallace: 7

125 pounds:    Cole Cochran (ONU) dec. Jeremy Dombrady (BW), 5-2

133 pounds:    Jeremy Jones (ONU) pinned Andrew Taylor (BW), 2:31

141 pounds:    Nick Ramsey (BW) maj. dec. Alex Donoho (ONU), 15-5

149 pounds:   
Samuel McIntosh (BW) dec. Kyle Brezovec (ONU), 6-2

157 pounds:    Mick Letcher (ONU) pinned Alexander Cahill (BW), 1:26

165 pounds:    Billy Painter (ONU) wins by forfeit

174 pounds:     Kyle Kwiat (ONU) wins by forfeit

184 pounds:     D.J. Recnagel (ONU) wins by forfeit

197 pounds:     Michael Pawlitz (ONU) wins by forfeit

285 pounds:    Cody Lovejoy (ONU) pinned Addison Carbone (BW), 2:48


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