EWL This Week, December 4-10

Bloomsburg (2-2, 1-0): Saturday at PSAC Championships, hosted by Edinboro
Clarion (0-1): Saturday at PSAC Championships, hosted by Edinboro
Cleveland State (1-4): Friday vs. Eastern Michigan (3-3), Saturday vs. John Carroll (5-1)
#23 Edinboro (2-1): Saturday at PSAC Championships, at home
George Mason (2-4, 0-1): Sunday vs. Hofstra (2-4) at New York, NY
#24 Lock Haven (1-0): Saturday at PSAC Championships, hosted by Edinboro
#22 Rider (2-1): Idle

Chad Walsh (Rider) named EWL Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt senior Chad Walsh (Cherry Hill, NJ/Camden Catholic) of Rider has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending December 3rd. Walsh beat May Bethea of Penn by a 5-1 decision in their dual meet Friday night, helping Rider beat the Quakers 19-15 at the Palestra in Philadelphia. With the win, Walsh runs his official record to 8-0 on the season, and he also owns a victory at the NWCA All-Star Classic, which is not counted in his official record. A two-time All-American, Walsh finished 7th at the 2017 NCAA Championships and had a final 2016-17 record of 33-4, and also was 5th at the 2016 NCAA Championships, ending the 2015-16 season with a record of 28-9. Going back further, Walsh had a 30-10 record as a freshman in 2014-15, and, while wrestling unattached in 2013-14, had a record of 33-7.

EWL Wrestlers of the Week:

November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12: Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven)
November 19: Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg)
November 26: Josiah Kline (Lock Haven)
December 3: Chad Walsh (Rider)
December 10:
December 17:
December 24:
December 31:
January 7:
January 14:
January 21:
January 28:
February 4:
February 11:
February 18:

EWL This Week, November 27-December 3

Bloomsburg (1-2, 0-0): Saturday at George Mason (1-3, 0-0), 12:00 PM
Clarion (0-1): Idle
Cleveland State (0-2): Saturday vs. Northern Illinois (0-0) at Indiana, 10:00 AM; Saturday at Indiana (3-1), 11:30 AM; Saturday vs. Southern Illinois Edwardsville (0-1) at Indiana, 1:00 PM
#23 Edinboro (2-1): Friday-Saturday at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, 12:00 PM both days
George Mason (1-3, 0-0): Saturday home vs. Bloomsburg (1-2, 0-0), 12:00 PM; Sunday at Sacred Heart (0-3), 5:00 PM
RV Lock Haven (0-0): Friday home vs. #11 Rutgers (3-0), 7:00 PM
#22 Rider (1-1): Friday at Penn (0-0), 7:30 PM

Josiah Kline (Lock Haven) EWL Wrestler of the Week

True Freshman Josiah Kline (Tucson, AZ/Ironwood Ridge) of Lock Haven has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending November 26th. Kline won the 125-pound weight class at the Mat Town Open, held on the campus of Lock Haven, on Sunday while wrestling unattached. Kline won by fall in 26 seconds over Shane Metzler (Unattached from Rutgers) in the quarterfinals, by 12-1 major decision over Geo Barzona (Unattached from Bucknell) in the semifinal round, and by 9-3 decision over Dominic LaJoie (Unattached from Finger Lakes Wrestling Prep) in the championship match. With these three victories, Kline’s record now stands at 7-4 against collegiate competition on the season (8-4 against all competition).

EWL Wrestlers of the Week:

November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12: Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven)
November 19: Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg)
November 26: Josiah Kline (Lock Haven)
December 3:
December 10:
December 17:
December 24:
December 31:
January 7:
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January 21:
January 28:
February 4:
February 11:
February 18:

EWL This Week, November 20-26:

Bloomsburg (1-2): Sunday at Mat Town Open, at Lock Haven, 9:30 AM
Clarion (0-1): Idle
Cleveland State (0-0): Tuesday vs. Kent State (5-0) at Ohio State, 7:00 PM, Tuesday at #2 Ohio State (1-0), 7:00 PM
#23 Edinboro (2-1): Idle
George Mason (1-3): Idle
RV Lock Haven (0-0): Sunday hosting Mat Town Open, 9:30 AM
#22 Rider (0-0): Friday at #7 Iowa (3-0), 8:00 PM, Sunday at Iowa State (0-1), 3:00 PM

Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg) named EWL Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt senior Andy Schutz (Exeter, PA/Wyoming Area/Seton Hill) of Bloomsburg has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending November 19th. He started his week off with a victory on Thursday night, November 16th with a 4-0 win over Garrett Pepple of Indiana in the 133-pound match during their home dual meet, helping Bloomsburg nearly knock off the Hoosiers, as they fell only 19-18. He then won the 133-pound bracket of the Black Knight Invitational on Sunday at Army West Point in West Point, NY, beating Lane Peters of Army West Point 8-3 in the quarterfinals, Alex Mackall of Rutgers 12-9 in the semifinals, and then, in the final, beating 2017 National Qualifier DJ Fehlman of Lock Haven 9-2. With those four wins, Schutz ran his record to 10-2 for this season so far. This follows a 10-3 record against collegiate competition in 2016-17 while competing unattached (13-6 overall), and he had previously gone 19-17 in 2015-16, 15-18 in 2014-15, and, while competing for Seton Hill in 2013-14, he had a 24-11 record.

EWL Wrestlers of the Week:

November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12: Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven)
November 19: Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg)
November 26:
December 3:
December 10:
December 17:
December 24:
December 31:
January 7:
January 14:
January 21:
January 28:
February 4:
February 11:
February 18:

EWL Wrestling, November 13-19

Bloomsburg (1-1): Thursday home vs. Indiana (0-0), 7:00 PM, Sunday at Black Knight Invitational, at Army West Point, 10:00 AM
Clarion (0-1): Sunday at Wolfpack Open, at North Carolina State, 9:00 AM
Cleveland State (0-0): idle
#24 Edinboro (2-0): Friday at #10 Lehigh (1-0), 7:00 PM
George Mason (1-2): Thursday home vs. Oregon State (1-0), 7:00 PM, Saturday at Navy Classic, at Navy, 10:00 AM
RV Lock Haven (0-0): Sunday at Black Knight Invitational, at Army West Point, 10:00 AM
#23 Rider (0-0): Sunday at Keystone Classic, at Penn, 9:00 AM

Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven) named EWL Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt junior Chance Marsteller (New Park, PA/Kennard-Dale HS/Oklahoma State) of Lock Haven has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending November 12th. He won his bracket of the Journeymen Collegiate Classic at 165 pounds, beating Drew Longo (Lehigh) by 8-3 decision, Michael Eckhart (American) by fall in 1:09, and Cole Walter (Lehigh) by 8-1 decision. Marsteller came into the week ranked #10 in the nation at 165 pounds by FloWrestling, #11 by InterMat, and #15 by The Open Mat. With his three victories this weekend, he is now 8-0 this season, having also won the Clarion Open at 165 pounds last weekend. Marsteller did not compete last season, however, he did go 6-5 in 2015-16 while wrestling for Oklahoma State, and 14-4 in 2014-15 while wrestling unattached.

EWL Wrestlers of the Week:

November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12: Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven)
November 19:
November 26:
December 3:
December 10:
December 17:
December 24:
December 31:
January 7:
January 14:
January 21:
January 28:
February 4:
February 11:
February 18:

EWL Wrestling, November 6-12:

Bloomsburg (0-0): Saturday at RV Appalachian State (0-0), 10:00 AM; Saturday vs. Davidson (0-0) at Appalachian State, 12:00 PM
Clarion (0-1): Idle
Cleveland State (0-0): Saturday at Eastern Michigan Open, 9:00 AM
#25 Edinboro (2-0): Saturday at Eastern Michigan Open, 9:00 AM
George Mason (1-0): Sunday vs. RV Campbell (1-1) at Maryland, 11:00 AM; Sunday at Maryland (0-1), 3:00 PM
Lock Haven (0-0): Sunday at Journeymen Collegiate Classic, Troy, NY, 9:00 AM
#23 Rider (0-0): Idle

Alex Klucker (Lock Haven) named EWL Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt sophomore Alex Klucker (Summerdale, PA/East Pennsboro HS) of Lock Haven has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending November 5th. He opened up his season by winning the Clarion Open at 157 pounds, beating Logan Witwicki (unattached from Pitt-Johnstown) by fall in 29 seconds, Richard Jackson (unattached from Kent State) by 16-0 technical fall in 3:59, Cameron Coy (unattached from Virginia) by 15-11 decision, Joe Lee (unattached and unrostered) by 19-8 major decision, and, in the finals, 2017 NCAA Qualifier Casey Sparkman (unattached from Kent State) by fall in 2:23 while otherwise already having the technical fall wrapped up. This was Klucker’s first official action of his career, although he did go 15-15 as a true freshman in 2015-16 while redshirting.

EWL Wrestlers of the Week:

November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12:
November 19:
November 26:
December 3:
December 10:
December 17:
December 24:
December 31:
January 7:
January 14:
January 21:
January 28:
February 4:
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February 18: