By Matt Mangen
NEW CONCORD – The Ohio Northern wrestling team got a pair of pins and won four weight classes by forfeit in a 47-3 dual meet victory at Muskingum on Tuesday night at the Steele Center.
The Polar Bears improve to 11-3 overall and are 4-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Muskies fall to 3-9, 0-5.
Freshman Nate Barcaskey (Moon Township, Pa./Moon Area) posted team-best 18th pin of the season at heavyweight to wrap up the match.
Sophomore Steven Serbinski (Lebanon) won by fall in 2:13 at 174 pounds to clinch the match for ONU.
Sophomore Gavin Nelson (Oregon/Clay) won by tech fall 15-0 in 4:39 at 157 pounds.
Junior Dylan Dolph (Canton/South) won an exciting 9-6 decision at 149 pounds to put the Polar Bears up 15-3.
Junior Clayton Davidson (Kirtland) won by decision 9-4 at 184.
The Polar Bears won by forfeit at 133, 141, 165 and 197 pounds to start the match with a 24-0 advantage.
The Polar Bears return to varsity action next Tuesday when they wrap up their regular season with an OAC dual with Heidelberg on Senior Night at the ONU Sports Center.
Ohio Northern 47, Muskingum 3
125 — Jordan Burkholder (MU) dec. Seth Transue, 6-1
133 — Brad Taton (ONU) won by forfeit
141 — Aidan Pierobon (ONU) won by forfeit
149 — Dylan Dolph (ONU) dec. Toby Warrington, 9-6
157 — Gavin Nelson (ONU) tech fall Michael Wilson, 15-0, 4:39
165 — Seth Meyer (ONU) won by forfeit
174 — Steven Serbinski (ONU) pinned Michael Kashuba, 2:13
184 — Clayton Davidson (ONU) dec. Anthony Cole-Young, 9-4
197 — Evan Hickey (ONU) won by forfeit
285 — Nate Barcaskey (ONU) pinned Logan Thomas, 2:05
149 — Jeff Andrews (ONU) tech fall John Brodman, 17-0, 6:21