Four Crusaders Advance to Day Two of NCAA Midwest Regionals

Four Crusaders Advance to Day Two of NCAA Midwest Regionals

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – After the first day of NCAA Midwest Regionals four Crusaders have advanced to day two of competition. Michael Bedard, Nicholas Lukanich, Troy Gregor, and Jake Glunt have captured victories and will compete tomorrow.

Michael Bedard, who is ranked fifth in the region at 125, despite losing his first match to Ashland's Sebastian Vidika was able to bounce back and defeat King's Reed Jacks with a 14-5 major decision. Bedard will face off against Findlay's Schuyler Phillips tomorrow morning.

Nicholas Lukanich came out strong in the 133 weight class recording a pin in 1:02 over Lake Erie's Andrew Lieb. After losing to Newberry's Jordon Simpson with a 7-0 decision Lukanich bounced back with a 18-0 technical fall over Shorter's Dominic Gibson. Lukanich will spare with Joe Keiffer from the University of Indianapolis in tomorrow's match.

Ranked 10th in the region at 141, Troy Gregor earned a pin in the first round over UNCP's Chad Hoff. Dispite an 18-7 major decision in favor of Tiffin's Try Grine Gregor produced another pin this time over Lake Erie's Zach Ruggles. Gregor will face Findlay's Josh Wimer in tomorrow's competition.

Jake Glunt, ranked second in the region and 12th in the country in the 165 weight class stormed to a 11-6 decision over UNCP's Brandon Sloop. Coker's Jordan Tague squeaked out an 8-7 decision over Glunt but Jake responded with a pin of Kinig's Cory Colling in 31 seconds. In Day two Glunt will face Findlay's Alonzo Turner.

The top four finishers in each weight class will qualify for nationals.



Sebastian Vidika (Ashland) def. Michael Bedard (BAC), Dec. 9-3

Michael Bedard (BAC) def. Reed Jacks (King), Maj. Dec. 14-5



Nicholas Lukanich (BAC) def. Andrew Lieb (LEC), Fall 1:02

Jordon Simpson (Newberry) def. Nicholas Lukanich (BAC), Dec. 7-0

Nicholas Lukanich (BAC) def. Dominic Gibson (Shorter), Tech. Fall 18-0



Troy Gregor (BAC) def. Chad Hoff (UNCP), Fall 3:31

Trey Grine (Tiffin) def. Troy Gregor (BAC), Maj. Dec. 18-7

Troy Gregor (BAC) def. Zach Ruggles (LEC), Fall 4:09



Neal Molloy (UINDY) def. Santonio Thompson (BAC), Inj. 0:59

Ethyn Ewing (King) def. Santonio Thompson (BAC), Med. For.


Christian Baughman (LEC) def. Greg Hilliard (BAC), Fall 6:29

Brett Scoles (UWP) def. Greg Hilliard (BAC), Maj. Dec. 10-2



Jake Glunt (BAC) def. Brandon Sloop (UNCP), Dec. 11-6

Jordan Tague (Coker) def. Jake Glunt (BAC), Dec. 8-7

Jake Glunt (BAC) def. Cory Colling (King), Fall 0:31



Huston Evans (Newberry) def. Seth Bridgeman (BAC), Tech. Fall 20-2

Jamal Lackey (Coker) def. Seth Bridgeman (BAC), Fall 2:19



Taylor DeLong (UINDY) def. Tyler MacLaine (BAC), Fall 1:57

Dennis Flores (Newberry) def. Tyler MacLaine (BAC), Dec. 6-3



Evan Rosborough (LEC) def. Brian Girard (BAC), Tech. Fall 17-0

Makenna Cook (UNCP) def. Brian Girard (BAC), Tech. Fall 19-1



Chaas Delgado (BAC) def. Bryce Walker (UNCP), Fall 4:19

Mimmo Lytle (Findlay), def. Chaas Delgado (BAC), TB 2-1

Brandon Houle (LEC) def. Chaas Delgado (BAC), Maj. Dec. 14-3