CLEVELAND, OH - After a change in schedule due to weather, Cleveland State hosted Ohio University on Sunday (Feb. 22) in the Vikings final match of the regular season. The Bobcats beat the Vikings 25-15.
Xavier Dye picked up the Vikings first win as he pulled through after being down 3-2 with four seconds left in the match and overtaking the lead and the win, 5-4. #17 Riley Shaw won in a 21-7 major decision against Jesse Webb from OU. At 125, #17 Ben Willeford followed suit with an 18-6 major decision over Zak Hassan. Mike Carlone finished off Joel Shump in an 8-0 major decision to give the Vikings a 15-13 lead. The Bobcats outlasted CSU in the final matches to take the win.
The Vikings will move on to the EWL Championship March 7th at 10 a.m. in Lawrenceville, N.J.
174 - Gabe Stark (CSU) disqualified against Cody Walters (OU), (OU 6-0)
184 - Xavier Dye (CSU) dec. Andrew Romanchik (OU), 5-4 (OU 6-3)
197 - Phil Wellington (OU) maj. dec. Nick Corba (CSU), 16-5 (OU 10-3)
285 - #17 Riley Shaw (CSU) maj. dec. Jesse Webb (OU), 21-7 (OU 10-7)
125 - #17 Ben Willeford (CSU) maj. dec. Zak Hassan (OU), 18-6 (CSU 11-10)
133 - Josh Parrett (OU) dec. Alfredo Gray (CSU), 3-1 (OU 13-11)
141 - Mike Carlone (CSU) maj. dec. Joel Shump (OU), 8-0 (CSU 15-13)
149 - Tywan Claxton pins Nick Montgomery, 1:33 (OU 19-15)
157 - Spartak Chino (OU) dec. LaTrell Davis (CSU), 3-1 (OU 22-15)
165 - Harrison Hightower (OU) dec. Matt Donohoe (CSU), 7-0 (OU 25-15)