Wrestling celebrates Senior Night

Wrestling celebrates Senior Night

The Muskingum wrestling team celebrated Senior Night against seventh-ranked Mount Union on Tuesday evening in the Anne C. Steele Center. Seniors Jordan Burkholder, Toby Warrington, Tanner Walker, and Antonio Zapata were recognized prior to the match.

  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - Anne C. Steele Center 
  • Records: Muskingum (0-11 overall, 0-6 OAC), #7 Mount Union (17-3 overall, 6-0 OAC)

  • Starting off for the Muskies at 125 pounds and ranked eighth in NCAA Division III, senior Jordan Burkholder pinned Seth Hayes at the 1:12 mark. The win moved Burkholder to 27-1 on the season and marked his fifth pin of the year.
  • Senior Toby Warrington, at 149 pounds, fell to Luke Hernandez by a major decision (17-7). Warrington has notched 11 wins this season. 
  • At 165 pounds for the Muskies, senior Tanner Walker narrowly lost in the final seconds of battle against Michael McIntire by a 3-1 decision. Walker has recorded 17 wins this year.
  • Senior Antonio Zapata, competing at 285 pounds, won by a decision (16-10) against Nick Corvo. With 13 seconds left in the match, Zapata reversed his opponent and performed an electrifying takedown to gain the lead and send the Muskie crowd screaming to its feet. Zapata's victory was his ninth of the season.

  • Muskingum returns to action at the NCAA Regional Tournament on Friday, February 22. Match time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.

#7 Mount Union 43, Muskingum 9

125 - Jordan Burkholder over Seth Hayes, Fall 1:12
133 - Leondre Cooley by forfeit
141 - David Massey by forfeit
149 - Luke Hernandez over Toby Warrington, Maj. Dec. 17-7
157 - Justin Rayner by forfeit
165 - Michael McIntire over Tanner Walker, Dec. 3-1
174 - Conner Homan over Michael Kashuba, Fall 1:14
184 - Rob Valenti over Carter Layton, Fall 4:28
197 - Landon Talbert by forfeit
285 - Antonio Zapata over Nick Corvo, Dec. 16-10