Williams, Green lead grapplers at UIndy
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Williams, Green lead grapplers at UIndy
Jake Williams placed second at 149 over the weekend at the Greyhound Open. (Credit Tim Tushla)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Williams placed second and Jesse Green finished third, leading a small contingent of Cumberland wrestlers on Saturday at the Greyhound Open in Indianapolis, Ind.

Williams continued his dominance this season at 149, pinning Ashland University’s Nathan Carmichael at 3:52 and Luke Blanton at 4:58 as well as winning by Technical Fall, 20-5, over Indiana Tech’s John Weldon. But the junior suffered his first loss of the season in the finals, also by Tech Fall, 17-0, to Clarion University’s Quinton Murphy.

Green posted a 5-1 Decision over Wabash’s Jake Barclay at 197 before losing a 6-2 Decision to Ohio University’s Kyle O’Donnell. In the wrestleback he won a 14-7 Decision versus Jared Boehm from the University of Indianapolis before pinning Barclay at 1:43. He received a Medical Forfeit against Fred Byars from the University of the Cumberlands and recorded a 4-1 Decision over O’Donnell in the third place match.

Freshman Kyle Delaune also had an extended run at 174 after losing by Fall at 2:13 in his first match to Notre Dame College’s Joey Davis. Delaune rebounded in the wrestleback, winning an 8-1 Decision over teammate JohnMark Reddick and pinning Wabash College’s Mark Maldonado at 1:07 and Ohio State’s Rasheed Flowers before dropping a 10-2 Major Decision to Ohio State’s Jacob Bresciani.

Cumberland heads to sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson for the club’s final dual match of the year on Tuesday at 6 p.m.