Teraos Win, Harvey Gets Tech Fall at @AU_Wrestling Ranking Matches

Josh Terao rides an Ohio Univ. opponent

WASHINGTON – NCAA qualifiers Josh Terao and Michael Sprague earned victories and former junior college national champion Tanner Harvey got a technical fall to highlight results Saturday as American University hosted its ranking matches at Bender Arena.

The AU Red Team, captained by Terao, defeated the Blue Team of captain Jack Mutchnik, 30-17.

MATCH NOTES

• Assistant coach David Terao picked up a 6-3 win over NCAA qualifier Gage Curry at 125, using five points in the first period and hanging on for the victory.

Josh Terao handled Daniel Kidd at 133, getting a 16-0 technical fall in the final minute of the bout.

• Mutchnik got the first win of the night for his Blue Team by winning 10-2 at 141.

• Freshman Patrick Ryan scored nine points in the third period to earn a 17-3 win at 149 pounds.

• In a battle of veterans, Sprague got a second-period takedown and a third-period escape to edge Kizhan Clarke, 4-2.

Tim Fitzpatrick scored 11 points in the final period to take a 17-4 win over fellow freshman Simon Preston at 165.

• Harvey got two near falls and three takedowns in a 17-1 technical fall (5:27) over freshman Blake Barrick at 184.

• Freshman Sage Mosco rallied for an 8-6 comeback win over Prince Hyeamang at 197.

• Assistant coach Jeric Kasunic scored all his points in the third period to take a 3-0 win over heavyweight Niko Camacho.

NEXT UP

American opens the 2018-19 season on Nov. 10 at the East Stroudsburg Open.

 

AU RED 30, AU BLUE 17

174 – Colin Shannon (Red) major dec. Cole Painter, 12-2

125 – David Terao (Red) dec. Gage Curry, 6-3

133 – Josh Terao (Red) tech. fall Daniel Kidd, 16-0 (6:03)

141 – Jack Mutchnik (Blue) major dec. James Giaccia, 10-2

149 – Patrick Ryan (Red) major dec. Colin Hogan, 17-3

149 – Michael Sprague (Blue) dec. Kizhan Clarke, 4-2

157 – Elijah Murphy (Red) dec. Dominick Gianikos, 2-1

165 – Anthony Wokasch (Red) dec. Ben Root, 7-3

165 – Tim Fitzpatrick (Blue) major dec. Simon Preston, 17-4

184 – Tanner Harvey (Red) tech. fall Blake Barrick, 17-1 (5:27)

197 – Sage Mosco (Red) dec. Prince Hyeamang, 8-6

285 – Jeric Kasunic (Blue) dec. Niko Camacho, 3-0

174 – Conner Allshouse (Blue) dec. Colin Shannon, 7-1