11/8/13 - The MMI wrestling team hosted a tri-match between Tennessee Temple University and Auburn University. In the first match of the night, TTU defeated Auburn 28 to 22.
Marion won their first match, defeating Tennessee Temple 44 to 9. Marion's only losses came in the 133-lb. weight class (forfeit) and in the 235-lb. weight class. Winners for Marion were: Andrew Armstrong (133-lb.), Brandon Abejon (141-lb.), DeAndre Beck (149-lb.), Cody Lane (157-lb.), Clayton Farrer (165-lb.), Steve Potemken (174-lb.), Ronnie Caldale (184-lb.), Charles Lee (197-lb.), and John Long (HWT).
The last match of the night was a clash of the Tigers (AU vs. MMI), with the home team coming out victorious 45 to 15. Winners for Marion were: Armstrog, Beck, Lane, Farrer, Potemken, Caldale, , Zach Malone (235-lb.), and Long.
Marion will travel to Shorter College for their Open Tournament Saturday, November 23rd. The first match is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m.