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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Harvey got two near falls and three takedowns in a 17-1 technical fall (5:27) over freshman Blake Barrick at 184.
• Assistant coach Jeric Kasunic scored all his points in the third period to take a 3-0 win over heavyweight Niko Camacho.
American opens the 2018-19 season on Nov. 10 at the East Stroudsburg Open.
AU RED 30, AU BLUE 17
125 – David Terao (Red) dec. Gage Curry, 6-3
285 – Jeric Kasunic (Blue) dec. Niko Camacho, 3-0