Crusaders wrestle in Concordia Open

The Wrestling team kicked off their season in the largest Tournament in the NCAA DIII at the Concordia Open in Mequon, Wis.

The CUW Open consists of approximately 350 teams and 30 teams, several of those teams including five teams ranked in the top 25 nationally.

Peter Thompson battled #1 Luke Rynish from UW Parkside and Stephen Liske from Loras, losing both matches in the 167 weight class.

In the 157 weight class, Roberto Kennard lost 14-2 t Gage Merritt from Loras and battled Kory Klueskens from UW Stevens Point, falling in 2:45.

Michael Saverino wrestled in the 184 class and was defeated by #6 Andrew Pettit from UW Whitewater and Abe Graziano of UW Platteville.