After earning their first conference dual win last week, the John Carroll wrestling team had a chance to gain momentum on Tuesday night.
The Blue Streaks took five of eight contested matches as JCU defeated Ohio Northern, 33-12, in Ada, Ohio.
After Mitch Tikkanen (125) won by forfeit, Sal Corrao (133) pinned Ryan Boulton at 4:57. John Connick (141) defended the 12-0 lead with a hard-fought 6-2 decision over ONU's Dylan Dolph.
Blake Dixon (157) followed another ONU forfeit at 141 pounds with a 9-4 decision over Clayton Davidson. Ohio Northern got on the board at 165 pounds, as a 5-2 win by Kyler Deeter over Jordan Victor made the score 24-3.
Tom McNulty (174) swung the momentum back in John Carroll's favor with a pin of Max Dole at 4:36. Ohio Northern earned a decision at 184 and a pin at 197 before WIll Porter (285) defeated Greg Biben, 3-1.
It is the second consecutive victory in OAC competition for John Carroll. Next up is a road dual with Muskingum University on Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
125: Mitch Tikkanen (JCU) wins by forfeit
133: Sal Corrao (JCU) pinned Ryan Boulton (ONU), 4:57
141: John Connick (JCU) dec. Dylan Dolph (ONU), 6-2
149: Mike Buckiso (JCU) wins by forfeit
157: Blake Dixon (JCU) dec. Clayton Davidson (ONU), 9-4
165: Kyler Deeter (ONU) dec. Jordan Victor (JCU), 5-2
174: Tom McNulty (JCU) pinned Max Dole (ONU), 4:36
184: Austin Windle (ONU) dec. Jimmy Suhayda (JCU), 14-7
197: Evan Hickey (ONU) pinned Russell Porter (JCU), 2:19
285: Will Porter (JCU) dec. Greg Biben (ONU), 3-1