UIndy places seven at Trine Invitational
Jackie Paquette, Asst. AD for Student Support & Sports Information
ANGOLA, Ind.- The Greyhound wrestling team opened its 2014-15 season Saturday at the Trine Invitational, with five UIndy grapplers earning runner-up finishes, and another two taking fourth place on the day.
Nick Crume (3-1) was the first Greyhound runner-up, taking second in the 133 bracket. The redshirt freshman opened his season with a 15-0 tech fall over Olivet's Dean Roberts, added a major decision in the quarterfinals and took an 8-3 decision in the semifinals. Crume stumbled in the bracket final, falling via pin to Indiana Tech's Mitch Pawlak.
True-freshman Angelo Robles (3-1) also took second, in the 141-pound bracket. The Decatur Central product earned a trio of decisions en route to the final match, where he fell to Muskegon's Zachary Cooper 12-2.
Barry McGinley (3-1) opened his day with a fall in 1:23 over Trine's Adam Boles, then took a pair of wins in the quarter and semifinals before falling to Jordan Victor of John Carroll by a score of 12-6 to take second in the 157 weight class.
Also taking second was sophomore Shelden Struble (3-1). After a first round bye, Struble opened the season with a 9-3 win over North Central's Matt Marcotte in round two. He then took a win in the quarterfinals, and pinned his John Carroll opponent in 2:13 to earn a berth in the championship match. The Bryan, Ohio native fell in a close 6-4 match to John Carroll's Tyler Hardtke.
Brian Snyder (3-1) earned three wins in his first three bouts, outscoring his opponents 18-5. He then fell to Trine's Mackenzie Green 4-0 in the final match to take his second-place finish at 285.
The Greyhounds continue their season next Saturday, heading to St. Charles, Mo. for the Lindenwood Open.