Wrestling Competes at CUW Open

Wrestling Competes at CUW Open

MEQUON, Wisconsin – Sophomore Jack Rathburn and freshman Helton Vandenbush each won two matches to lead the MSOE wrestling team in action at the CUW Open Saturday.

Rathburn wrestled at 157 pounds and Vandenbush 174 at the meet.

Rathburn got his day off to a prosperous start with a 7-6 decision in his opening match. He was then sent to the consolation bracket with a loss by fall. He advanced by medical forfeit before seeing his day come to an end via another fall.

Vandenbush also opened with a win, shutting out his first opponent of the day, 7-0. He fell just short in a 7-6 decision and then went through the consolation bracket. He rebounded for a 10-4 decision victory before capping his run at the tournament by fall in his next match.

The Raiders are off through the holidays, returning to action Dec. 2 when they host the annual MSOE Invitational.