No. 5 Loras Suffers First Loss to Top-Ranked Knights

By Jim Naprstek, Director of Athletic Communications

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

WAVERLY, Iowa (Duhawks.com) - At the end of the night, the fifth-ranked Loras wrestling team didn't have the horses to deny top-ranked Wartburg its 26th consecutive Iowa Conference Championship, falling 35-3. Junior Kevin Kelly scored the lone win of the dual for the Duhawks, winning 10-5 at 141#.

No. 1 Wartburg 35, No. 5 Loras 3
125# - Brennan Doebel (WAR) over Matt Randone (LOR) (Fall 6:07)
133# - No. 3 Brock Rathbun (WAR) over Michael Triplett (LOR) (MD 15-2)
141# - Kevin Kelly (LOR) over Brenden Baker (WAR) (Dec 10-5)
149# - No. 1 Cross Cannone (WAR) over No. 5 Jimmy Davis (LOR) (Dec 8-2)
157# - No. 2 Logan Thomsen (WAR) over Merrick Purcell (LOR) (TF 19-2)
165# - No. 1 Mike Ross (WAR) over Eddie Smith (LOR) (Dec 5-3)
174# - No. 1 Eric DeVos (WAR) over Sam Schuler (LOR) (TF 22-7)
184# - No. 2 Tyler Lutes (WAR) over Awais Arain (LOR) (Dec 12-5)
197# - No. 2 Kyle Fank (WAR) over No. 3 Guy Patron Jr. (LOR) (Dec 8-5)
285# - Bowen Wileman (WAR) over No. 5 Quin Gilliam (LOR) (Dec 11-8)