Baker blasted Calumet College 41-9 using two falls on Friday evening. Jake Price and Brandon Gebhardt each recorded pins for Baker. The Wildcats, ranked 23rd in the NAIA, improved to 5-0 all-time in duals.
Jordan McGuire, a sophomore from Edmond, Okla., put Baker on the board defeating 133-pound Anthony Lovejoy 7-4. Baker had fallen behind 3-0 after dropping the 125-pound opening match, but never looked back after McGuire’s victory.
165-pound Jake Price gave the Wildcats a 23-3 advantage after recording a fall against John Tyler in just 1:53. 197 pound Brandon Gebhardt all but closed the match out giving Baker a 41-3 advantage after recording a fall against Anthony Nichols at 2:56.
Full Results Baker vs Calumet College:
Hawkins (Calumet) dec. Callahan (Baker), 3-2
McGuire (Baker) dec. Lovejoy (Calumet), 7-4
Henes (Baker) tech. fall Nuzzo (Calumet), 17-1
Jarell Price (Baker) dec. Allen (Calumet), 10-4
Sommers (Baker) inj. def. Surma (Calumet)
Jake Price (Baker) pinned Tyler (Calumet), 1:53
Owen (Baker) forfeit
Pace (Baker) forfeit
Gebhardt (Baker) pinned Nichols (Calumet), 2:56
Castillo (Calumet) pinned Calhoun (Baker), 3:37
Brandon Gebhardt (197 pounds) and Dylan Berg (285 pounds) led the Baker men on Saturday afternoon taking first place in their respective weight classes in the second annual Dan Harris Open.
Thirteen other Baker wrestlers placed in the top five, automatically qualifying for NAIA Nationals in March.
Dan Harris Open Baker National Qualifiers
Allen Gassman (125 pounds), third place
Jordan McGuire (133 pounds), sixth place
Phil Henes (141 pounds), second place
Josh Hanson (141 pounds), fifth place
Jarell Price (149 pounds), second place
Nathan Sommer (157 pounds), second place
Tyler Eison (157 pounds), fifth place
Todd Curtis (165 pounds), second place
Parker Owen (174 pounds), second place
Jarid Price (184 pounds), third place
Robert Shadrach (184 pounds), sixth place
Clarence Jordan (184 pounds) fifth place
Brandon Gebhardt (197 pounds) first place
Dylan Berg (285 pounds) first place
Jacob Nowak (285 pounds) third place