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Wrestling defeats William Penn

12.7.10 | Wrestling

Baker wrestlers defeat nationally ranked William Penn University

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The Baker University wrestling team continues to dominate duals
The Baker wrestling team improved to 8-0 all-time in duals

OSKALOOSA, Iowa – After traveling over 2000 miles the past month, the Baker University wrestling team continues to dazzle as it improved to 3-0 in duals with a 25-18 victory over William Penn (Iowa) on Tuesday evening.

Phillip Henes and Jarell Price put the Wildcats ahead early with victories in their respective weight classes (141 lbs and 149 lbs).

Baker held a 20-3 advantage heading into the 197 lb match, but William Penn made a comeback effort after Matt Woollums won by a fall over Brandon Gebhardt at 7:10, pushing the score to 20-9.

Levi Calhoun extended the Baker lead in the 285 lb match, winning by major decision over Nathan Merical, 9-1.

“We have a young team with a lot of character,” said head coach Jimmy May. “We defeated a solid team tonight, I’m very proud of our guys.”

Baker (Kan.) 24, William Penn (Iowa) 18
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Oskaloosa, Iowa
Baker def. William Penn, 24-18

141--Phillip Henes (B) won by decision over Matt Bakalars, 9-3 (3-0)
149--Jarell Price (B) won by major decision over Jason Mozley, 15-2 (7-0)
157--Nathan Sommer (B) won by major decision over Brandon Smith, 9-0 (11-0)
165--Joe Range (W) won by decision over Todd Curtis, 6-3 (11-3)
Parker Owen (B) won by decision over Joe Sumner, 11-6 (14-3)
184--Jarid Price (B) won by forfeit (20-3)
197--Matt Woollums (W) won by fall over Brandon Gebhardt, 7:10 (20-9)
285--Levi Calhoun (B) won by major decision over Nathan Merical, 9-1 (24-9)
Taylor Louie (W) won by fall over AJ Gassman, 4:49 (24-15)
133--David Crow (W) won by decision over Josh Haugen, 10-6 (24-18)


Baker- 3-0 overall
William Penn- 1-2 overall


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