Vikings Fall Against Ohio University, 25-15

Vikings Fall Against Ohio University, 25-15

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 ended the Vikings 5 game win streak by defeating CSU, 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. 

Final Results: 

174 - Cody Walters (OU) won over Gabe Stark (CSU), Medical DQ,  (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)