Dec. 5, 2011
YPSILANTI, Mich. - The Ohio University wrestling team (0-2; 0-2 MAC) dropped its second-straight Mid-American Conference match as it fell 22-14 to Eastern Michigan Sunday afternoon inside Bowen Field House.
Ohio junior Jeremy Johnson (Broadview Heights, Ohio) highlighted competition for the Bobcats as he won his seventh-straight match as he defeated Wes Schroeder 6-2 in the heavy weight class.
Eastern Michigan jumped out to a 9-0 lead, but the Cats' got on the board in the 141 weight class as senior Darrin Boing (Northfield Center, Ohio) downed Corey Phillips 12-7. The Eagles (5-1; 1-0 MAC) responded as they captured the next three bouts to go up 18-3.
Ohio closed the match out strong as the Bobcats' won three of their last four matches. Senior Nick Purdue (Genoa, Ohio), junior Ryan Garringer (Downers Grove, Ill.) and Johnson each posted victories during the stretch.
The Bobcats return to action on Saturday as they welcome Appalachian State to the Convocation Center for their 2011-12 home-opener at 11 a.m.
125: Jared Germaine (EMU) dec. Gabe Ramos (OU), 8-5 EMU 3, OU 0
133: Andrew Novak (EMU) fall Jake Wojcik (OU), 4:15 EMU 9, OU 0
141: Darrin Boing (OU) dec. Corey Phillips (EMU), 12-7 EMU 9, OU 3
149: Jaylyn Bohl (EMU) dec. Brad Squire (OU), 7-4 EMU 12, OU 3
157: Aaron Sulzer (EMU) dec. Harrison Hightower (OU), 7-4 EMU 15, OU 3
165: Lester France (EMU) dec. Miles Chapman (OU), 5-3 EMU 18, OU 3
174: No. 15 Nick Purdue (OU) maj. dec. Phillip Joseph (EMU), 10-1 EMU 18, OU 7
184: Ryan Garringer (OU) maj. dec. Mike Curby (EMU), 10-2 EMU 18, OU 11
197: Nick Whitenburg (EMU) maj. dec. Beau Wenger (OU), 9-1 EMU 22, OU 11
HWT: No. 12 Jeremy Johnson (OU) dec. Wes Schroeder (EMU), 6-2 EMU 22, OU 14