Tiffin, Ohio – January 19, 2010 - The nationally ranked Heidelberg University wrestling team increased its Ohio Athletic Conference dual winning streak to 19 following a 38-3 victory over visiting Baldwin-Wallace College tonight, January 19, 2010. Heidelberg’s winning ways dates back to the 2006-07 season. For the year, Heidelberg stands at 7-6 overall and are 4-0 in the OAC, while the Yellow Jackets are 4-11 and 0-3.
Heidelberg won nine weight classes en route to the win. Leading the way with falls was freshman Delian Schneider (Tiffin, Ohio / Columbian) at 125 pounds in 5:57, while fellow classmate Andrew Johnson (Weston, Ohio / Ostego) wasted just 56 seconds en route to his pin at 149 pounds.
At 165 pounds, junior Matt Curley (Brecksville, Ohio / Lakewood) came on strong late and earned a point for riding time to post a 21-6 technical fall.
Registering major decisions en the win was Tom D’Alessandro (Mayfield Heights, Ohio / Mayfield) (133), Ed Bizorik (Bellevue, Ohio / Bellevue) (184) and Jerry Knapp (Olmsted Falls, Ohio / Olmsted Falls) at heavyweight.
Rounding out the victors for the Berg was Sam Delpra (Chesterland, Ohio / West Geauga) (141), no. 4 Zach Mizer (Canton, Ohio / Perry) (157) and Dan Jonhenry (Berea, Ohio / Berea) (174).
Heidelberg continues its quest for its fourth OAC Regular Season Title in the last five years next Tuesday when they entertain Ohio Northern University at 7:30 p.m.
No. 23 Heidelberg 38, Baldwin-Wallace 3
125 Delian Schneider (Heid) fall Tyler Erwin (B-W), 5:57
133 Tom D'Alessandro (Heid) maj. dec. Phil Payne (B-W), 10-2
141 Sam Delpra (Heid) dec. Eric Schubert (B-W), 5-3
149 Andrew Johnson (Heid) fall Grant Steward (B-W), :56
157 No. 4 Zach Mizer (Heid) dec. Korey Leonhard (B-W), 3-1 (OT)
164 Matt Curley (Heid) tech. fall Mike Hosta (B-W), 21-6, 7:00
174 Dan Jonhenry (Heid) dec. Andrew Scavuzzo (B-W), 7-2
185 Ed Bizorik (Heid) maj. dec. Cody Quick (B-W), 14-0
197 Tristian Stoll (B-W) dec. William Rigsby (Heid), 8-2
285 Jerry Knapp (Heid) maj. dec. Ryan Jones (B-W), 11-3