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Wrestling to Open OAC Play at Muskingum on Tuesday

Wrestling to Open OAC Play at Muskingum on Tuesday

WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College wrestling team opens Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) competition with a dual meet in New Concord, Ohio, against Muskingum University on Tuesday. Matches are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

The Teams: Wilmington and Muskingum. This dual will be the Fightin' Quakers' second of the season as the squad competed at the Trine University Invitational over the weekend. Both Alex Hobbs and Shadrach Brausch won individual matches for WC. The Fighting Muskies competed at the Washington & Jefferson University Invitational and finished 13th-of-17.

The Coach: Justin Kihn enters his fourth season as the Head Coach for the Quakers. Kihn comes to Wilmington after graduating and being an assistant coach at Heidelberg University. As an athlete, Kihn was Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Wrestler of the Year his senior year, as well as Academic All-American and Division III All-American. He finished fourth nationally (in the 141-pound weight class) at the NCAA Championships. 

The Wrestlers: Wilmington will have a full slate of individuals competing. See below:

Weight Class   Probable Starters
125-Pound   N/A
133-Pound    N/A
141-Pound   N/A
149-Pound   Garrett Simmons & Tyler Woods
157-Pound   Justin Weckler
165-Pound   Trey Williams
174-Pound   Alex Hobbs & Patrick Kelley
184-Pound   Skyler Cowgill
285-Pound   Shadrach Brausch & Derrick Davidson

 Live video of the match will be available - visit the links above. 

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Up Next: The Quakers head to Berea, Ohio, for the Baldwin Wallace University Invitational on Saturday.