Wrestling completes final set-up at Wrestle-Offs

Story Links WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue wrestling team got its first mating action of the 2022-23 season in their annual in-squad scrimmage Friday night at Wrestle-Offs at Holloway Gymnasium. The event saw 18 matches between 22 different wrestlers, five of which ended in bonus points wins and two that went into extra periods.

“Overall, I’ve seen a lot of good things from a lot of the guys,” said head coach Tony Ersland. “We need to see more consistency, aggression and authority in our matches in the future. Wrestling with your teammates can be difficult because they know what you want to do, but we need to see guys come in and perform more effectively in bigger bursts.”

Returning NCAA qualifiers Matt Ramos, Parker Filius and Kendall Coleman went undefeated that night, winning all four of their games with bonus points. The trio defeated their opponents 59-32. Sophomore Ramos took a 14-4 big decision win and red shirts senior Coleman won a 14-5 big decision in their only games of the evening. Filius struggled twice and made some big decisions of 18-7 and 15-7 after a team-high 12 takedowns.

Junior Trey Kruse took the only other bonus points win with his 13-1 major from Jaden Reynolds, using this first four-point near-fall period to build his lead in the second game of the event. Kruse would add another 3-2 tiebreaker later in the evening.

Match 2 | Kruse gets points back on this move in the first and wins the fight 13-1. pic.twitter.com/Utz6GX14pU

— Purdue Wrestling (@PurdueWrestling) October 28, 2022 In addition to Kruse, juniors Cooper Noehre and Macartney Parkinson and sophomore Hayden Copass also racked up multiple wins. Noehre wrestled two exciting duels with sophomore Stoney Buell, but won 5-2 and 3-2 in both. Copass did not allow a takedown in any of his games to win decisions 3-2 and 4-1 against fellow sophomore Tristan Ruhlman. The 184 pounder Parkinson needed extra bouts to take a 3-1 decision win after winning 4-3 in his first game thanks to three third period points.

Freshmen Brody Baumann, Nate Camiscioli, Brac Hooper, Jacob Macatangay and Sean Pitts took the mat for the first time as Boilermakers. Camiscioli and Hooper both started their evenings with wins, earning 5-3 and 4-2 decisions respectively. The regular competition for the Boilermakers in the Clarion Open will start next Sunday. Follow @PurdueWrestling on Twitter and Instagram for the latest news, updates and match-by-match coverage from the event.

Match Results 1. Defeat Brac Hooper. Sean Pitts, D 4-2 2. Defeats Trey Kruse. Jaden Reynolds, MD 13-1 3. Nate Camiscioli Defeats. Brennan Doyle, D 5-3 4. Cooper defeats Noehre. Stoney Buell, D 5-2 5. Matt Ramos beats. Jacob Macatangay, MD 14-4 6. Macartney Parkinson def. Brody Baumann, D 4-3 7. Ben Vanadia defeats. Mitch Hutmacher, D 7-4 8. Hayden Copass def. Tristan Ruhlman, D 3-2 9. Parker defeats Filius. Brac Hooper, MD 18-7 10. Christian White def. Michael Leveille, D 4-3 11. Defeats Trey Kruse. Jaden Reynolds, D 3-2 12. Kendall Coleman defeats. Nate Camiscioli, MD 14-5 13. Cooper defeats Noehre. Stoney Buell, D 3-2 14. Dustin defeats Norris. Jacob Macatangay, D 11-5 15. Macartney Parkinson def. Brody Baumann, D 3-1 16. Mitch Hutmacher def. Hayden Filipovich, D 4-3 17. Hayden Copass def. Tristan Ruhlman, D 4-1 18. Parker Filius def. Christian White, MD 15-7

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