Five Panthers Place at Loras Open

Nov. 7, 2010

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa picked up two titles and had three other wrestlers place at the Loras Open Saturday.

Competing as unattached wrestlers freshmen Levi Wolfensperger and Seth Noble claimed titles at 125 pounds and 149 pounds, respectively. Jake Damon, Joey Lazor and Taylor Kettman also placed for the Panthers in their respective weight classes.

Wolfensperger captured the 125 pound title picking up four wins by fall and topping Marc Escobedo in the championship match by a major decision score, 14-2.

Damon finished in second place at 133 pounds, picking up a pin and major decision along the way.

Lazor finished in third place at 141 pounds, finishing the day with a 4-1 record including two major decisions and one technical fall win.

Noble captured the 149-pound title topping Coe’s Dmitri Boyer in the title match 6-3. Noble also recorded a pin and a major decision en route to his title.

Kettman took third place at the 197-pound slot, picking up three wins by fall.

UNI returns to action next Sunday, heading to the Northwestern Duals facing UW-Parkside, McKendree and Northwestern.