SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling team earned two dual victories on Saturday by defeating host Lakeland College, 28-15, and MSOE, 33-14.
For the second straight day junior Austin Holland led the Pioneers with a pair of victories. The 174-lbs. Holland beat Lakeland's Wesley Colton, 3-1 and earned a technical fall over MSOE's Kyle Perea, 16-1. Senior Peter Crocco and sophomore Cody Soderstrom helped seal the win over the Lakeland Muskies with Crocco earning a pin at 165-lbs. and Soderstrom recording a pin at 285-lbs. Against MSOE, 157-lbs. Mike Uliana earned a much needed pin and put the Pioneers within striking distance. Randy Wade put he Pioneers on back on top with his 7-3 victory at 165, and Holland's technical fall sealed the win.
The Pioneers travel across the might Mississippi River to Dubuque, Iowa on Saturday for the Duhawk Open, hosted by Loras.
UW-Platteville, 28 – Lakeland, 15
125: Cole Ferguson, UW-Platteville, major decision Grant Franson, Lakeland, 17-7.
133: Eduardo Orihuela, Lakeland, won by forfeit
141: Marcus McCauley, Lakeland, decision Jose Collado, UW-Platteville, 4-3.
149: Aaron Bonnell,, UW-Platteville, decision Joel Frias, Lakeland, 5-0.
157: Mike Uliana, UW-Platteville, won by forfeit
165: Peter Crocco, UW-Platteville, pinned Matt Weber, Lakeland, 6:36.
174: Austin Holland, UW-Platteville, decision Wesley Colton, Lakeland, 3-1.
184: Eddie Terres, Lakeland, decision LaQuan Hightower, UW-Platteville, 6-0.
197: Jeremy Kroeger, Lakeland, decision. Abe Granziano, UW-Platteville, 5-2.
285: Cody Soderstrom, UW-Platteville, pinned Andrew Crivellone, Lakeland, 4:22.
UW-Platteville, 33 – MSOE, 14
125: Cole Ferguson, UW-Platteville, won by forfeit
133: Austin Binish, MSOE won forfeit
141: Matt Ostovich, MSOE, major decision, over Matt Ellis, UW-Platteville, 9-0
149: Dallas Schurg, MSOE, major decision over Aaron Bonnell, UW-Platteville, 14-5
157: Mike Uliana, UW-Platteville, pinned Corey Miklas, MSOE, in 1:02
165: Randy Wade, UW-Platteville, decision over Russell Carey, MSOE, 7-3
174: Austin Holland, UW-Platteville, tech. fall over Kyle Perea, MSOE, 16-1
184: LaQuan Hightower, UW-Platteville decision over Dylan Allison, MSOE, 12-5
197: Sean Yaros,UW-Platteville, major decision over Jimmy Kuczynski, MSOE, 11-1
285: Cody Soderstrom, UW-Platteville, won by forfeit