Vosters, Roycraft Place for UWSP at CUW Open

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By TomM November 20, 2017 08:50

Vosters, Roycraft Place for UWSP at CUW Open

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Vosters, Roycraft Place for UWSP at CUW Open
| 11/18/2017 |

MEQUON, Wis. – Junior Ben Vosters (Hatley, WI/Wittenberg-Birnamwood) and senior Boone Roycraft (Omro, WI/Winneconne) placed third and fifth, respectively, at their weight to lead the UW-Stevens Point wrestling team at the CUW Open on Saturday.

Results

Vosters avenged his loss to UW-Whitewater’s Mike Tortorice with a 4-3 decision win in his opening match of the day.  He also won via a tech fall over Wartburg’s Connor Cleveland.  His third-place finish at 125 was behind only the seventh- and eighth-ranked wrestlers in weight class.

Roycraft opened his day with a first-period fall.  He won three other matches by decision to go 5-1 on the day.  His lone defeat at 157 came by a 4-0 decision to reigning National Champion Logan Thomsen of Wartburg.

Alex Heiden (Stratford, WI/Stratford) and Luke Smiley (Plainfield, Ill./North) each recorded a fall in the 149 bracket.  At 165, Jaden Boivin(Marinette, WI/Marinette) and Tanner Goddard (Green Bay, WI/Ashwaubenon) each picked up a pair of win.  Goddard won by fall just 1:19 into a consolation match against Wheaton’s Jediah Wills.

Austin Jahnke earned a pair of decision victories in the consolation bracket at 184.

The Pointers head to UW-Oshkosh on Monday for a conference dual against the Titans at 7:00 p.m.

TomM
By TomM November 20, 2017 08:50

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