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Martinson leads Falcons in 26th Annual CUW Open

Photo by Hannah Whiting
Photo by Hannah Whiting

Mequon, Wis. – Concordia Wisconsin hosted the 26th Annual CUW Open and were led by senior Eric Martinson, who finished the day with a 2-2 record. The Falcons had three other wrestlers post a win on the day.

THE BASICS
Location: R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon, Wis.)
Falcons Top Finisher: Eric Martinson 2-2 (165)
Falcons Results: Ramiro Vasquez 0-2 (141); Connor Nolan 0-2 (149); Miguel Angel Betancourt 1-2 (157); Noah Hardy 0-2 (165); Eric Martinson 2-2 (165); Merrick O'Donnell 1-2 (174); Cameron Caldwell 0-2 (174); Tray Wilson 0-2 (174); Sean Kaake 0-2 (184); Mylin Mosley 0-2 (184); Borgan Howard 0-2 (197); Danny Fay 0-2 (197); Bryan Diaz 0-2 (285); Reid McNeill 1-2 (285); Collin Riley 0-2 (285)

HOW IT HAPPENED
- Martinson received a first round bye then faced off against Connor Hanson from UW-Eau Claire who won by major decision 18-9. The Milwaukee native later won in rounds two and three of the consolation bracket before falling to Tanner Anthony of UW-Parkside by an 8-2 decision.
- O'Donnell grabbed a win today with a fall 0:49 over Zion Vasquez of Wartburg, before dropping two matches to wrestlers from Loras and Wabash to end O'Donnell's day in the second round of the constellation bracket.
- The Falcons had two other wrestlers capture wins, as Betancourt snatched a win by fall 2:01 over Gabe Pleasants of Loras. McNeill was the last Concordia Wisconsin wrestler to record a win on the day, as the freshman won by fall 4:25 over Talvin Gibson of Triton. McNeill then lost to Noah Wieczorek of UW-Stevens Point to close out the day.        

UP NEXT
- The Falcons will have a break until December 1st when they travel to the MSOE Invitational with the opening match scheduled to start at 9:00 am.

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