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Tuesday, 28 January 2014 20:33

No. 19 BU Defeats HLG in Dual

Bryce Shoemaker won by pin in just 58 seconds on Tuesday night Bryce Shoemaker won by pin in just 58 seconds on Tuesday night

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The No. 19 ranked Baker University wrestling team rolled to a 36-18 home dual victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday night inside the Collins Center.

The dual began with 125-pound Alan Calahan defeating Hannibal-LaGrange's Brady Sloup by a 5-2 decision.

Then two-time 2013-14 HAAC Wrestler of the Week Bryce Shoemaker came up in the 133-pound dual and rolled to a pin of Caleb McElfresh in just 58 seconds.

Then Baker earned six points from an open spot in the 141-pound dual, as Drew Harbinson earned the points and the Wildcats earned six more points in Open duals in the 149-pound and 157-pound classes.

Baker's first loss of the dual came when 165-pound Trevor Sutton lost via a pin to HLG's Bryce Alexander.

Hannibal-LaGrange then earned 12 total points in open victories in the 174-pound and 184-pound duals.

BU's Michael Faison had an impressive 11-9 win over Konner Braughton in the 197-pound dual and Beau Bennett finished off the night with a pin of Mike Wright in 3:59.

Baker returns home to take on Central Baptist in a dual this coming Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. Thursday is also Senior Night for the Wildcats.


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