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July 4, 2020

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ONU wrestlers finish 7th of 34-teams at Wheaton Invite

Eighth-seeded sophomore Jordan Hardrick (Huber Heights/Wayne) and sixth-seeded freshman Chase Sumner (Ada) each placed fourth to lead the Ohio Northern wrestling team to a seventh place finish at the 34-team Pete Willson-Wheaton (Ill.) Invitational Friday and Saturday at King Arena.

Hardrick placed fourth at 165 pounds with a 5-2 record and Sumner placed fourth at 149 pounds with a 4-1 record.

Fourth-seeded senior Jeff Andrews (New Baltimore, Mich./Anchor Bay) placed fifth at 141 pounds with a 4-2 record and junior Cash Thompson (Lake Odessa, Mich./Lakewood) was 2-2 at 197 pounds to place sixth.

As a team, ONU was seventh of 34 teams with 73 points and finished better that four ranked teams (No. 11 Mount Union, No. 16 Olivet, No. 23 Millikin and No. 25 Wisconsin-Platteville.

No. 12-ranked North Central (Ill.) won the team title with 120.5 points, No. 13 Wisconsin-Whitewater was second with 111 points and No. 22 John Carroll was third with 102 points.

Northern finished second among the five Ohio Athletic Conference teams that competed.

The Polar Bears will return to action next Saturday at the Baldwin Wallace John Summa Invitational.