Messiah Edges Delaware Valley

Benson Action

In the third dual between the MAC teams this season, Messiah came out on top 22-19. Messiah took a 22-10 lead after eight matches, and while Delaware Valley won the last two bouts, it was not enough to overcome the deficit.

Delaware Valley heads to Alvernia on Saturday for their season finale, while Messiah hosts Averett in their second to last match before the NWCA Championships.

Messiah defeats Delaware Valley – 22-19
125 – Asa Brunk (M) wins by for.
133 – Jordan Howard (M) wins by for.
141 – Russel Benson (DV) maj. dec. (8-0) over Ike Bryner (M)
149 – Mike Rubino (DV) dec. (8-5) over Jake Coniglio (M)
157 – Joshua Paige (M) maj. dec. (10-2) over Zach Zuckerman (DV)
165 – John Sumner (M) dec. (7-4) over Chris Richardson (DV)
174 – Youssef Ait Boulahri (DV) dec. (4-0) over Dan Swarr (M)
184 – Max Martin (M) dec. (6-1) over Jake Nase (DV)
197 – Isaiah Johnson (DV) fall (2:58) over Spencer Clements (M)
285 – Dan Eckley (DV) dec. (4-3) over Sam Blevins (M)

141 ex – Carter Owen (DV) dec. (9-4) over Asa Brunk (M)
141 ex – Carter Owen (DV) dec. (4-2) over Jordan Howard (M)