Williams, Green lead CU grapplers at Indy

Jake Williams placed second and Jesse Green finished third
Feb 5, 2014
Jake Williams placed second at 149 over the weekend at the Greyhound Open. (Credit Tim Tushla)



INDIANAPOLIS — Jake Williams placed second and Jesse Green finished third, leading a small contingent of Cumberland wrestlers on Saturday at the Greyhound Open.

Williams continued his dominance this season at 149, pinning Ashland’s Nathan Carmichael at 3:52 and Luke Blanton at 4:58 as well as winning by technical fall, 20-5, over Indiana Tech’s John Weldon. But the junior suffered his first loss of the season in the finals, also by tech fall, 17-0, to Clarion’s Quinton Murphy.

Green posted a 5-1 decision over Wabash’s Jake Barclay at 197 before losing a 6-2 decision to Ohio’s Kyle O’Donnell. In the wrestleback he won a 14-7 decision versus Jared Boehm from host Indianapolis before pinning Barclay at 1:43. He received a medical forfeit against Fred Byars from the University of the Cumberlands and recorded a 4-1 decision over O’Donnell in the third-place match.

Freshman Kyle Delaune also had an extended run at 174 after losing by Fall at 2:13 in his first match to Notre Dame College’s Joey Davis. Delaune rebounded in the wrestleback, winning an 8-1 decision over teammate JohnMark Reddick and pinning Wabash’s Mark Maldonado at 1:07 and Ohio State’s Rasheed Flowers before dropping a 10-2 major decision to Ohio State’s Jacob Bresciani.

Cumberland was at sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson for the club’s final dual match of the year Tuesday night.


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