Three Warriors Qualify for NAIA Championships at EMU Open

November 5, 2011

For Immediate Release

Complete Results

Ypsilanti, MI – The Indiana Tech wrestling team was back in action on Saturday at the 20th annual Eastern Michigan University Open. The meet featured over 500 wrestlers from across the nation as well as NCAA Divisions I, II, and III.

In the freshman/sophomore division of the meet, freshmen Andre Sanders (Farmington Hills, MI/Harrison) and Travis Barroquillo (Wolcottville, IN/Prairie Heights) and sophomore Dustin Boyd (Mishawaka, IN/Calumet College of St. Joe) became the first three members of the Warriors wrestling program to qualify for the NAIA National Championships.

Sanders finished in 5th place in the 125 lbs. division with a 5-2 record, including a 6-0 decision in the final bout. After losing his first match to drop to the consolation bracket, Sanders reeled off four straight victories before losing to Alfredo Gray from Kent State University in a double overtime decision. In the match for 5th place, Sanders knocked off Anthony Hawkins of Calumet College of St. Joe in a 6-0 decision.

Barroquillo was the runner-up at 133 lbs., falling to Zach Horan of Central Michigan University by a 12-5 decision in the championship bout. In his first three matches, he earned three victories, one by pin at 2:16, one by major decision 9-0, and the last a 7-2 decision.

Boyd also grabbed 5th place in the 184 pound weight class. After byes in the first two rounds, he dropped a 3-1 decision to fall into the consolation bracket but went on to win three straight bouts before losing to Chris Heald of the University of Michigan by pin at 6:57. Boyd then won by injury default in the match for 5th place.

The Warriors return to the mat on Saturday, November 12 when they travel to East Lansing, Michigan for the Michigan State University Open.

 

Results

125 lbs.

Brett Yarbrough (4-2)

Brett Yarbrough (Tech) fall Jesse Martinelli (Lindenwood), 2:55

Anthony Hawkins (Calumet) dec. Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 10-8

Brett Yarbrough (Tech) dec. Devane Dodgens (Central Mich), OT 3-1

Brett Yarbrough (Tech) dec. Brian Hauser (Notre Dame, OH), 8-6

Brett Yarbrough (Tech) dec. Matt Perez (Notre Dame, OH), 5-1

Andre Sanders (Tech) UTB Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 12-10

Andre Sanders (5-2)

Casimer Strzynski (Alma) dec. Andre Sanders (Tech), 5-2

Andre Sanders (Tech) dec. Luke Schroeder (Purdue), 6-3

Andre Sanders (Tech) dec. Collin Lesko (Alma), 2-0

Andre Sanders (Tech) dec. Tyler Marlow (Brockport State), 8-5

Andre Sanders (Tech) UTB Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 12-10

Alfredo Gray (Kent State) dec. Andre Sanders (Tech), 2-OT 5-3

Andre Sanders (Tech) dec. Anthony Hawkins (Calumet), 6-0

Connor Hughes (2-2)

Connor Hughes (Tech) major dec. Aaron Mathews (Alma), 15-2

Tyler Marlow (Brockport State) dec. Connor Hughes (Tech), 10-5

Connor Hughes (Tech) TF Jarred Lilyhorn (Muskegon CC), 16-0

Tyler Foley (Alma) dec. Connor Hughes (Tech), 3-0

 

133 lbs.

Travis Barroquillo (3-1)

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) fall Mike Manuche (Ohio State), 2:16

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) major dec. Terry Turner (Michigan), 9-0

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) dec. Jake Byers (Eastern Mich), 7-2

Zach Horan (Central Mich) dec. Travis Barroquillo (Tech) 12-5

Jordan Bosma (1-2)

Zach Horan (Central Mich) fall Jordan Bosma (Tech), 3:30

Jordan Bosma (Tech) dec. Steve Harmon (Heidelberg), 7-2

Curt Thompson (Brockport State) fall Jordan Bosma (Tech), 3:29

 

149 lbs.

Reece Lefever (2-2)

Reece Lefever (Tech) TF Chris Pajdzik (Calumet), 15-0

Reece Lefever (Tech) major decision Jacob Schultz (Kent State), 12-4

Nick Hodgkins (Central Mich) TF Reece Lefever (Tech), 18-3

Kyle Terry (Campbellsville) dec. Reece Lefever (Tech), 10-5

Drake Meska (2-2)

Drake Meska (Tech) fall Cody Coomes (Unattached), 2:00

Joey Kielbasa (Central Mich) dec. Drake Meska (Tech), 6-0

Drake Meska (Tech)dec. John Evashevski (Michigan), 1-0

Brook Norton (Purdue) dec. Drake Meska (Tech), 8-1

Tim Scott (0-2)

Roger Wildmo (Michigan) fall Tim Scott (Tech), 1:07

John Julien Jr. (Alma) dec. Tim Scott (Tech), 8-7

 

157 lbs.

Grayson Smith (1-2)

Cody Robertson (Purdue) dec. Grayson Smith (Tech), 8-4

Grayson Smith (Tech) fall Luke Wright (Alma), 0:54

Jordan Munro (Central Mich) dec. Grayson Smith (Tech), 7-0

Tiandre Edwards (1-2)

Tiandre Edwards (Tech) dec. Anthony Catanzarite (Mt. St. Joe), 7-5

Clay Wenger (Kent State) dec. Tiandre Edwards (Tech), 4-1

Dustin Schultz (Purdue) dec. Tiandre Edwards (Tech), 4-2

Conner Lefever (3-2)

Nick Carr (Kent State) dec. Conner Lefever (Tech), OT 9-7

Conner Lefever (Tech) fall Joe Range (William P), 5:00

Conner Lefever (Tech) fall Eric Telford (Unattached), 6:30

Conner Lefever (Tech) injury default Josh Smith (Indiana)

Tony Burge (Notre Dame, OH) dec. Conner Lefever (Tech), 8-3

 

165 lbs.

Kyle Long (4-2)

Kyle Long (Tech) dec. Mason True (Findlay), 5-1

Derek Garcia (Ohio State) dec. Kyle Long (Tech), 3-2

Kyle Long (Tech) dec. Fletcher Roberts (Alma), 7-4

Kyle Long (Tech) fall Kyle DeBerry (Arizona St), 2:13

Kyle Long (Tech) dec. Ross Tice (Kent State), 2-0

Mason Bailey (Navy) dec. Kyle Long (Tech), 5-3

 

174 lbs.

Jeff Enrietto (0-2)

Xavier Dye (Cleveland) TF Jeff Enrietto (Tech), 17-1

Albert Bryant (Unattached) fall Jeff Enrietto (Tech), 4:24

Kafuba Donzon (0-2)

Ryan Leblanc (Indiana) fall Kafuba Donzon (Tech), 2:58

Kevin Nash (Michigan) fall Kafuba Donzon (Tech), 6:38

 

184 lbs.

Dustin Boyd (4-2)

Kelly Burch (Lindenwood) dec. Dustin Boyd (Tech), 3-1

Dustin Boyd (Tech) fall Nate Brubaker (Notre Dame, OH), 3:53

Dustin Boyd (Tech) fall Aaron Edington (Lindsey Wilson), 4:49

Dustin Boyd (Tech) fall Ty Cartmell (Campbellsville), 6:57

Chris Heald (Michigan) dec. Dustin Boyd (Tech), 3-2

Dustin Boyd (Tech) injury default Kelly Burch (Lindenwood)

Tanner Martin (1-2)

Tanner Martin (Tech) fall Justin Meineke (Mt. St. Joe), 4:00

Cody Magrum (Ohio State) TF Tanner Martin (Tech), 18-3

John Rizqallah (Michigan State) dec. Tanner Martin (Tech), 2-0

 

285 lbs.

Andre Dunn (1-2)

Peter Sturgeon (Central Mich) major decision Andre Dunn (Tech), 10-2

Andre Dunn (Tech) dec. Matt Pettigrew (Eastern Mich), 5-0

Alex White (Purdue) major decision Andre Dunn (Tech), 11-1

 

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