DeLong Leads Warriors at Spartan Mat Classic

January 12, 2013

For Immediate Release

Complete Results

North Manchester, Ind. – Freshman Taylor DeLong (Westfield, IN/Westfield) led a group of seven Warriors that placed at the 2013 Spartan Mat Classic hosted by Manchester University on Saturday. DeLong advanced to the championship match at 184-lbs before his run came to end to claim second place.

Baldwin-Wallace University captured the team title, crowning three individual champions, and Wheaton College’s Darren Faber, who won his second straight Spartan Mat Classic title at 197-lbs, was named Outstanding Wrestler.

DeLong pinned his first two opponents in 1:22 and 4:57 to move into the championship bout. However, Daniel Olsen of Wheaton College would come away with an 11-6 decision victory.

At 125-lbs, Cameron Whitten (Indianapolis, IN/Ben Davis) and Novric Reese (Brooklyn, NY/Muskegon) finished fourth and fifth with identical 2-2 records. Brent Browner (Jeffersonville, IN/Jeffersonville) and Andre Dunn (Kewanee, IL/Lincoln) also took home fourth place finishes. Browner went 4-2 at 157-lbs while Dunn posted a 2-2 mark at 285-lbs.

Also placing for Indiana Tech was Tyler Goldman (Fairdale, KY/Fairdale) and Kegan Clark-Sanchez (Logansport, IN/Logansport). Both earned seventh place finishes, Goldman at 165-lbs and Clark-Sanchez at 197-lbs.

The Warriors are back in action on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Missouri Valley Invitational hosted by Missouri Valley College and the JV team will travel to Alma College for the Alma Open.



125 lbs

Novric Reese (2-2) – 5th Place

Jesse Gunter (Baldwin Wallace) fall Novric Reese (Tech), 4:02

Novric Reese (Tech) major dec. Tom Foy (Wheaton), 13-0

Ryan Homack (Heidelberg) dec. Novric Reese (Tech), 10-8

Novric Reese (Tech) dec. Taylor Hart (Manchester), 6-0

Cameron Whitten (2-2) – 4th Place

Ryan Homack (Heidelberg) dec. Cameron Whitten (Tech), 10-4

Cameron Whitten (Tech) fall Matthew Sugai (Knox), 4:04

Cameron Whitten (Tech) dec. Taylor Hart (Manchester), 3-0

Ryan Homack (Heidelberg) TF Cameron Whitten (Tech), 16-1


157 lbs

Brent Browner (4-2) – 4th Place

Timofey Savenok (Wheaton) major dec. Brent Browner (Tech), 18-5

Brent Browner (Tech) fall Toby Mosley (Wheaton), 2:05

Brent Browner (Tech) fall Logan Meurer (Wheaton), 7:46

Brent Browner (Tech) major dec. Timofey Savenok (Wheaton), 14-5

Brent Browner (Tech) fall Thomas Fehring (Mt. St. Joe), 1:47

Garrett Chase (Baldwin Wallace) TF Brent Browner (Tech), 15-0


165 lbs

Tyler Goldman (1-2) – 7th Place

David Shapiro (Baldwin Wallace) TF Tyler Goldman (Tech), 19-3

Westin O’Brien (Wheaton) dec. Tyler Goldman (Tech), 16-10

Tyler Goldman (Tech) fall Kin Vong (Knox), 4:18


184 lbs

Taylor DeLong (2-1) – 2nd Place

Taylor DeLong (Tech) fall Brian Fox (Baldwin Wallace), 1:22

Taylor DeLong (Tech) fall Nolan Karwoski (Mt. St. Joe), 4:57

Daniel Olsen (Wheaton) dec. Taylor DeLong (Tech), 11-6


197 lbs

Kegan Clark-Sanchez (1-2) – 7th Place

Kody Bellamy (Ohio Northern) fall Kegan Clark-Sanchez (Tech), 2:21

Nathan Islamovsky (Mt. St. Joe) fall Kegan Clark-Sanchez (Tech), 0:55

Kegan Clark-Sanchez (Tech) dec. Raymond Wajda (Manchester), 5-4


285 lbs

Maisen Hill (0-2)

Evan Wooding (Indianapolis) fall Maisen Hill (Tech), 0:39

Sean Brooks (Mt. St. Joe) fall Maisen Hill (Tech), 1:55

Andre Dunn (2-2) – 4th Place

Andre Dunn (Tech) fall Kyle Patton (Wheaton), 0:27

Dylan Mahler (North Central) dec. Andre Dunn (Tech), 2-1

Andre Dunn (Tech) dec. Jimmie King (Manchester), 4-1

Sean Brooks (Mt. St. Joe) major dec. Andre Dunn (Tech), 12-4


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