The official site for Baker University Athletics

2015-16 Conference Champs

MSoccer | Football | MIndoor Track

Tuesday, 05 July 2011 10:33

Marquee Victory

1.13.11 | Wrestling

Wildcats take marquee dual victory against No. 17 Oklahoma City

Wrestling at OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Baker University wrestling team knew it would have a challenge on Wednesday evening, but not even head coach Jimmy May was ready to admit his team was ready to make a splash on the national level like it did.

The Wildcats (5-0) in duals on the season knocked off Central Baptist (Ark.) 58-0 before following up that performance with an 18-16 victory over 17th ranked Oklahoma City University.

“There is no doubt this was the biggest win in the history of our program,” said head coach Jimmy May. “I couldn’t be more proud of the way our kids stepped up, tonight was a big step forward for Baker University wrestling.”

Josh Haugen put the Wildcats on the scoreboard early winning by decision against 133 lb Jarred Steinbach 6-1. Phil Henes (141 lbs), Jarell Price (149 lbs) and Andrew Hurla (157 lbs) all won their matches by decision to give Baker a 15-9 lead.  Oklahoma City held a 16-15 lead heading into the final match of the evening with Jarid Price and James Brigance (184 lbs). Price grabbed a 2-1 lead after the first period, before surging ahead in the second period 5-2. Brigance fought back to pushing the score to 6-4 in the final minute, but Price prevailed winning by decision 9-4 to give Baker the 18-16 victory.

“These guys showed a lot of heart our there tonight,” May added. “We drove all the way down here and back in one night. This definitely made the trip that much sweeter.”

The Wildcats will return to action this weekend when they travel to the York Open at 9 a.m. CT Saturday.

Kidd Gomez, OCU, pinned A.J. Gassman, 6:05
133: Josh Haugen, BU, dec. Jarred Stienbach, 6-1
141: Phillip Hens, BU, dec. Ruben Perez, 3-1 (OT)
149: Jarell Price, BU, dec. Will Shelton-Delk, 6-1
157: Andrew Hurla, BU, dec. Josh Stewart, OCU, 6-1
165: Mark Meyer, OCU, maj. dec. Jakob Price, 10-2
174: Derek Peperas, OCU, dec. Parker Owen, 4-3
184: Jarid Price, BU, dec. James Brigance, 9-4
197: Jake Mabry, OCU, dec. Brandon Gebhardt, 6-2
285: Levi Calhoun, BU, dec. Jeremy Johnson, 4-2

A.J. Gassman, BU, by forfeit
133: Josh Haugen, BU, pinned Nate Waldrip, 3:52
141: Phillip Hens, BU, maj. dec. Donata Gardenhire, 9-0
149: Jarell Price, BU, pinned Christian Binginisi, 2:18
157: Andrew Hurla, BU, by forfeit
165: Jakob Price, BU, pinned Brad Burnside, 0:55
174: Parker Own, BU, by forfeit
184: Jarid Price, BU vs. by forfeit
197: Brandon Gebhardt, BU, pinned Alex Brooks, 0:31
285: Levi Calhoun, BU, pinned Derek McCain, 1:09


Baker University Athletics | PO box 65 | Baldwin City, Kan., 66006 |