On January 15 Mount Union defeated Heidelberg 39-6 in the Raiders last home match of the season. This match was also the Alumni and senior night for Raider wrestling. The Raiders recognized seniors Nick Corvo, Rob Valenti, and Jairod James.
The purple Raiders won seven matches strait and won 8 out of 10 total matches. Fellow teammates, coaches, and cheering Raiders went wild when Seth Hayes started off the night with a pin. Jordin James also got the fans cheering by winning in a sudden victory. David Massey also had a winning match. Next, Luke Hernandez received a tech fall, putting the Raiders up 17-0.
Then Antwon Pugh, Michael McIntire, and Jairod James all got pins making the score 35-0. The last win came from Nick Corvo who won by major decision, bringing the final score of the match to 39-6.
To learn more about Raider wrestling, visit http://athletics.mountunion.edu/sports/wrest/index