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Three UNI Wrestlers Earn Championships at William Penn Open


This news story was published on January 8, 2012.
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OSKALOOSA, IOWA – Three University of Northern Iowa wrestlers earned first place finishes at the William Penn Open Saturday. Seth Noble (141), Cody Caldwell (174) and Cody Krumwiede (285) all emerged as champions in their respective weight classes.

Noble, a redshirt freshman, began and ended his championship run defeating opponents from Iowa State University. In his first match of the day, Noble pinned ISU’s Matt White in 4:30. Then, in his final match, Noble defeated the Cyclones’ Brandon Jones with a 6-2 decision. He was 4-0 at the William Penn Open, improving his season record to 13-6.

Caldwell used two-straight pins to propel himself into the championship match, where he faced teammateAustin Gelbach. The true freshman went on to earn his second open title of the season, topping Gelbach with a 5-1 decision. Caldwell is now 19-3 this season, competing unattached in open tournaments.

Krumwiede, Caldwell’s high school teammate, captured the heavyweight title with wins over opponents representing Ellsworth Community College and Missouri Valley College. His final win came over Missouri Valley’s James Alter as a 8-5 decision. Krumwiede now has three open tournament titles to his name this season.

Other Panthers with top three finishes at the William Penn Open include freshman Jarrett Jensen (157; 3rd) and sophomore Austin Gelbach (174; 2nd).

FINAL RESULTS

141: Seth Noble (4-0; 1st)
1st Rd: Bye
2nd Rd: Win by Fall (4:30) over Matt White (Unat. Iowa State)
Quarterfinal: Win by Tech Fall (17-0) over Logan Cudd (NIACC)
Semifinal: Win by Decision (11-5) over Tyrell Galloway (Unat. Marywille)
Final: Win by Decision (6-2) over Brandon Jones (Unat. Iowa State)

141: Adam Perrin (3-2; 4th)
1st Rd: Bye
2nd Rd: Win by Fall (3:16) over Juan Munoz (NIACC)
Quarterfinal: Win by Fall (1:49) over Travis Fuller (Triton CC)
Semifinal: Loss by Decision (11-10) to Brandon Jones (Unat. Iowa State)
Consolation Semi: Win by Fall (0:53) over Charlton Benjamin (William Penn)
Consolation Final: Loss by Decision (10-7) to Wismit Moiniu (NIACC)

157: Jarrett Jensen (3-1; 3rd)
1st Rd: Bye
Quarterfinal: Win by Fall (2:26) over Josh Guenther (Cornell)
Semifinal: Loss by Decision (5-2) to Joseph Moorhouse (Maryville)
Consolation Semi: Win by Fall (1:12) over Jeremy Walters (Triton CC)
Consolation Final: Win by Fall (0:57) over Ishmael Rempson (William Penn)

165: Elliot Wirkler (0-1)
1st Rd: Loss by Decision (2-0) to Lenny Kuspa (Triton CC)
1st Rd Consolation: Forfeit

165: Kyle Lux (4-2; 4th)
1st Rd: Win by Major Decision (16-4) over Bryant Heagney (Ellsworth CC)
Quarterfinal: Loss by Fall (4:22) to Dimitri Willis (Unat. Maryville)
Consolation 2nd Rd: Win by Fall (4:35) over Bryce Lightner (Cornell)
Consolation Quarter: Win by Fall (2:11) over Derek Saunders (Unat. William Penn)
Consolation Semi: Win by Fall (6:03) over Lenny Kuspa (Triton CC)
Consolation Final: Loss by Decision (7-3) to Colton Schmitz (Unat. Truman State)

165: Taylor Berger (3-2; 5th)
1st Rd: Win by Major Decision (10-1) over Corey Woodruff (Missouri Valley)
Quarterfinal: Win by Fall (1:41) over Derek Saunders (Unat. William Penn)
Semifinal: Loss by Decision (7-5) to Dimitri Willis (Unat. Maryville)
Consolation Semi: Loss by Decision (OT 3-1) to Colton Schmitz (Unat. Truman State)
5th Place Match: Win by Decision (12-7) over Lenny Kuspa (Triton CC)

174: Cody Caldwell (3-0; 1st)
1st Rd: Bye
Quarterfinal: Win by Fall (4:48) over Andrew Carter-Johnson (Missouri Baptist)
Semifinal: Win by Fall (4:04) over Brent Hamm (Cornell)
Final: Win by Decision (5-1) over Austin Gelbach (UNI)

174: Cody Schurman (2-2; 5th)
1st Rd: Bye
Quarterfinal: Win by Decision (10-3) over Patrick Loughlin (Cornell)
Semifinal: Loss by Major Decision (10-0) over Austin Gelbach (UNI)
Consolation Semi: Loss by Decision (OT 13-11) to Andrew Carter-Johnson (Missouri Baptist)
5th Place Match: Win by Decision (10-6) over Joe Sumner (William Penn)

174: Austin Gelbach (3-1; 2nd)
1st Rd: Win by Fall (3:54) over Mike Murray (Triton CC)
Quarterfinal: Win by Major Decision (15-3) over Joe Sumner (William Penn)
Semifinal: Win by Major Decision (10-0)
Final: Loss by Decision (5-1) to Cody Caldwell (UNI)

197: Blaize Cabell (2-2; 4th)
1st Rd: Bye
Quarterfinal: Win by Decision (11-5) over Ben Perna (Unat. Iowa State Club)
Semifinal: Loss by Decision (10-7) to Matthew Baker (Maryville)
Consolation Semi: Win by Major Decision (14-4) over A.J. McBroom (UNI)
Consolation Final: Loss by Fall (0:15) to Ben Perma (Unat. Iowa State Club)

197: A.J. McBroom (3-2; 5th)
1st Rd: Loss by Decision (7-3) to Ben Perna (Unat. Iowa State Club)
Consolation 1st Rd: Bye
Consolation 2nd Rd: Win by Fall (0:41) over Nathan Merical (William Penn)
Consolation Quarter: Win by Fall (3:19) over Josh Lambrecht (Ellsworth CC)
Consolation Semi: Loss by Major Decision (14-4) to Blaize Cabell (UNI)
5th Place Match: Win by Forfeit over Lucas Keene (Missouri Baptist)

285: Cody Krumwiede (3-0; 1st)
1st Rd: Bye
Quarterfinal: Win by Major Decision (12-2) over Dustin Moore (Ellsworth CC)
Semifinal: Win by Decision (7-0) over Nick Taul (Missouri Valley)
Final: Win by Decision (8-5) over James Alter (Missouri Valley)


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