Thomas More Defeats NCAA Division II Urbana, 31-16, in a Home Dual Match

Thomas More Defeats NCAA Division II Urbana, 31-16, in a Home Dual Match

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More University wrestling team defeated NCAA Division II member Urbana University, 31-16, tonight (Tuesday, January 15, 2019) in a dual match at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.  The Saints improve to 7-7 in dual matches and the Blue Knights fall to 3-7.

  • First-year Tyler Kassinger (Louisville, Ky./South Oldham) was named the Jimmy John's Player of the Game as he earned a pin in 1:15 at 285.
  • At 184 junior Avery Jones (Amelia, Ohio/Glen Este) had a pin in 2:48.
  • Sophomore Jimmy Traub (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) had an 18-8 major decision at 165.
  • Sophomore Jimmy Murphy (Milford, Ohio/Milford) had a 4-2 decision win at 133.
  • Sophomore Cody Roland (Taylor Mill, Ky./Scott) earned a 6-3 decision win at 149.
  • Junior James Caniglia (Loveland, Ohio/Loveland) had a 6-2 decision win at 197.
  • First-year James Mulenga (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) earned a forfeit win at 125.

  • 125

  James Mulenga (TMU) win by forfeit

  • 133

  Jimmy Murphy (TMU) win by decision Bryce Davis (UU), 4-2

  • 141

  Jared Ford (TMU) win by technical fall Gavin Foushee (TMU), 18-2 (5:09)

  • 149

  Cody Roland (TMU) win by decision Jake Lees (UU), 6-3

  • 157

  Cole Houser (UU) win by technical fall Garren Moody (TMU), 18-1 (4:07)

  • 165

  Jimmy Traub (TMU) win by major decision Dylan Knotts (UU), 18-8

  • 174

  David Gilbert (UU) win by forfeit

  • 184

  Avery Jones (TMU) win by fall Connor Dixon (UU), 2:48

  • 197

  James Caniglia (TMU) win by decision Trevor Hankins (UU), 6-2

  • 285

  Tyler Kassinger (TMU) win by fall  Thomas Baker (UU), 1:15

  • The Saints are idle until January 25 and 26 when they travel to Wheaton, Illinois to compete in the Pete Willson Invitational.