Lefever, Martin Lead Tech at Missouri Valley Invitational

January 21, 2012

For Immediate Release

Complete Results

Marshall, MO – The Indiana Tech wrestling team placed five at the Missouri Valley Invitational on Saturday held at Missouri Valley College to finish ninth in the 14 team field. Freshmen Reece Lefever (Ft. Wayne, IN/Carroll) and Tanner Martin (Ft. Wayne, IN/Snider) led the way for Tech, both earning second place finishes in their weight classes.

Lefever began the day by picking up back-to-back decisions before pinning Ryan Maus of Truman State in 2:17 to advance to the finals of the 149-lbs division. There he dropped a 3-2 decision to Keenan Hagerty of Maryville University to earn a second place finish.

After a bye in the first round, Martin rolled to the championship match at 174-lbs. He took down Nathan Downs of Hannibal-LaGrange University by major decision and pinned Cody Swim of Grand View University in 2:23 before falling to Lindsey Wilson College’s Ian Stephens in the finals.

The three other Warriors to place in the top seven in their weight classes were Travis Barroquillo (Wolcottville, IN/Prairie Heights) in 5th at 133-lbs, Conner Lefever (Ft. Wayne, IN/Carroll) in 4th at 165-lbs, and Kafuba Donzon (Albany, GA/Darton) in 6th also at 165-lbs.

The Warriors will be back in action on Saturday, January 28 at the Grand View University Open in Des Moines, Iowa.



125 lbs.

Connor Hughes (1-2)

Blayne Shockley (LU) dec. Connor Hughes (Tech), 7-0

Connor Hughes (Tech) TF Leo Hardy (LW), 20-4

Sam Vice (MID) dec. Connor Hughes (Tech), 5-4


133 lbs.

Brett Yarbrough (1-3)

Matt Katusin (MID) fall Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 4:05

Brett Yarbrough (Tech) fall Dan Karlskin (TSU), 2:46

Jacob McCombs (LW) TF Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 15-0

Brandon Oshiro (MU) fall Brett Yarbrough (Tech), 1:54

Travis Barroquillo (4-2)

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) fall Jacob Luning-Hoshino (MID), 6:00

Keith Klink (LW) dec. Travis Barroquillo (Tech), 6-2

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) fall Brian Bitney (MVC), 0:51

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) fall Brandon Oshiro (MU), 1:25

Matt Katusin (MID) fall Travis Barroquillo (Tech), 0:33

Travis Barroquillo (Tech) dec. Jacob McCombs (LW), 10-5


141 lbs.

Adam Fahs (0-2)

Isaac Thomas (LW) dec. Adam Fahs (Tech), 5-2

Gage Harrison (OCU) dec. Adam Fahs (Tech), 5-3


149 lbs.

Reece Lefever (3-1)

Reece Lefever (Tech) dec. Ryan Hand (GVU), 2-1

Reece Lefever (Tech) dec. Cullen Halpin (LU), 10-4

Reece Lefever (Tech) fall Ryan Maus (TSU), 2:17

Keenan Hagerty (MU) dec. Reece Lefever (Tech), 3-2


165 lbs.

Conner Lefever (4-2)

Conner Lefever (Tech) major dec. John Tyler (CC), 9-1

Kevin Hardy (OCU) major dec. Conner Lefever (Tech), 16-4

Conner Lefever (Tech) dec. Nick Vasey (GVU), 9-3

Conner Lefever (Tech) fall Mason Ridenhour (LU), 0:31

Conner Lefever (Tech) dec. Matt Beasley (MCK), 4-3

Bryce Alexander (HLG) major dec. Conner Lefever (Tech), 10-2

Kafuba Donzon (3-3)

Kafuba Donzon (Tech) fall Tony Mongno (CBC), 3:48

Damon Jackson (MVC) fall Kafuba Donzon (Tech), 6:56

Kafuba Donzon (Tech) dec. Andrew Barbier (MCK), 5-3

Kafuba Donzon (Tech) major dec. Kyle Conley (MID), 14-5

Bryce Alexander (HLG) fall Kafuba Donzon (Tech), 2:22

Matt Beasley (MCK) dec. Kafuba Donzon (Tech), 7-5


174 lbs.

Tanner Martin (2-1)

Tanner Martin (Tech) major dec. Nathan Downs (HLG), 14-6

Tanner Martin (Tech) fall Cody Swim (GVU), 2:23

Ian Stephens (LW) TF Tanner Martin (Tech), 16-1


184 lbs.

Dustin Boyd (0-2)

Kody Kersten (MID) fall Dustin Boyd (Tech), 1:52

Luis Alba (MCK) dec. Dustin Boyd (Tech), 7-3


285 lbs.

Andre Dunn (1-2)

Carl Lawrence (MVC) dec. Andre Dunn (Tech), 6-1

Andre Dunn (Tech) dec. Coty Anderson (CC), 7-1

Mike Brown (OCU) dec. Andre Dunn (Tech), 6-1


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