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Wrestling Falls to UW-Oshkosh in WIAC Dual
By: Kevin Meinholz, Sports Information Director
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (UWECBlugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team won three matches tonight but fell short to UW-Oshkosh 36-12 at the McPhee Physical Education Center.
The Blugolds drop to 1-16 in dual meets this season and 0-3 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) duals. Oshkosh improves to 6-6 in duals and 1-3 in WIAC dual meets.
Zach Weisenberger (So.-Ladysmith, Wis.) and Jon Ames (Sr.-Genoa, Wis./Viroqua) won by decisions over their opponents at 141 and 157 pounds, respectively. Weisenberger defeated Oshkosh's Chris Barnett 8-7 to improve to 5-11 on the season while Ames won 6-5 over Dan Schiferl.
The Blugolds' other win came in the heavyweight category with Joe Pitsch (So.-Oshkosh, Wis./North) securing the victory by forfeit.
Tomorrow Eau Claire will host the 13-team, 32nd Annual Blugold Invite in McPhee. Action will get underway at 9 a.m.
UW-Oshkosh 36, UW-Eau Claire 12
125 - Zachary Mueller (OSH) tech. fall over JT Bernstein (EC), 16-0