The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked 12th in the country, took part in the 46th Annual Jim Koch Wisconsin Open on Saturday, December 2.
Ranked fifth in the country at 184 pounds, the Roughnecks' Bradley Metz brought home the title in Wisconsin, finishing a perfect 4-0 on the day. He began his day with back-to-back pins to earn a spot in the semifinals. In his semifinal match, Metz took down David Hamil of Lindenwood, ranked 11th in the country, by a close 3-2 decision to earn a spot in the finals. In the first place match, Metz took down Will Feldkamp of Northern Illinois by a 5-1 decision to earn the title.
Findlay got another first place finish from Mimmo Lytle who is currently ranked ninth in the country at heavyweight. He also finished 4-0 on the day. Lytle began his day with a win over Logan Radik (Maryville Univ.), defeating him 8-2. He came back with a pin over Jordan Williams (Harper College) and then a 4-1 decision over Joseph Foret (UW-Parkside). In the first place match, Lytle shut out Jacob Borgmeyer with a 5-0 decision (Lindenwoood) to earn the heavyweight title.