From site: Wrestling
|Date:||January 17, 2015|
|Results:||7 of 14|
|Location:||Mt. Vernon, Iowa|
Luther placed 7th at the 14-team Matman Invitational hosted by Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Javier Reyes (165) and Tyler Walls (197) placed for the Norse. Reyes posted a record of 3-1 that included one fall en route to a second place finish. Reyes was defeated by Nicholas Michael of Wartburg 14-8 in the title bout.
Walls was eliminated from the championship bracket in the semifinals 4-0 by Gerard Roman of Wartburg who went on to capture the 197 title. After defeating Andrew Holiday of Coe 10-4 in his first match of the consolation bracket, Walls was defeated by fall in the third place match by Christos Giatras of Augustana College.
The Norse will return to action one week from today whey they will travel to Simpson College for one half of the Iowa Conference Duals. Luther squares of with Coe College at 9:00 a.m., followed by a match vs. Simpson College at 11:00 a.m., and then wrapping up the day against Loras College at 1:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586