Eight Wrestlers Earn All-GLIAC Honors

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BAY CITY, Mich.—Eight members of the Lake Erie College wrestling team were named to All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) teams announced Wednesday (Feb. 24).

The eight selections were the highest total of the GLIAC teams. The Storm finished 2-1 in GLIAC duals this year to share the conference title with the University of Findlay.  This marks the third straight GLIAC title for the Storm.

133-pounder Austin Gillihan, 149-pounder Nick Boggs, 165-pounder and two-time All-American Matt Vandermeer and 174-pounder Nicholas Vandermeer were named to the All-GLIAC First-Team. 

Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) went 3-0 in GLIAC duals this season with a major decision and two decisions.  His biggest GLIAC victory was an 8-1 decision over Lawrence Blackful of Tiffin University, ranked fifth in the region.

Boggs (Concord, Ohio/Riverside) also went 3-0, picking up three decisions. His biggest GLIAC win was a 4-3 decision over Mike Screptok of Tiffin, ranked third in the region.

Nicholas Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) picked up three decisions to also finish 3-0.  His biggest GLIAC win came by decision over Jordan Murphy of Ashland University, ranked fourth in the region. 

Matt Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) went 2-0 with a major decision and a decision win.  His biggest GLIAC win came over Nic Skonieczny of Findlay, ranked fourth in the region.

125-pounder Forrest Glogouski, 184-pounder Tyler Hughes, 197-pounder and All-American Evan Rosborough and heavyweight Noah Hosking were named to the All-GLIAC Second-Team.

Glogouski (New Paris, Ind./Fairfield) went 1-1 with a pin over Mike Stewart of Findlay. 

Hughes (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) went 2-1 with a major decision and a decision win.  His biggest GLIAC win was a 4-1 decision over Randy Caris of Findlay, ranked sixth in the region. 

Rosborough (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) went 2-1 with a pin and a decision.  His biggest win was a 9-4 win over Jake Cramer of Tiffin, ranked fifth nationally.

Hosking (Milford, Mich./Milford) went 2-1 with a pin and a major decision.  His pinfall over Gerald Beck of Findlay came in the opening round of their bout.

-LEC-