COLLEGEVILLE, PA. - The Apprentice School wrestling team competed at Ursinus College on Saturday in the Fall Brawl tournament and came away with three placers in the strong NCAA Division III dominated tournament.
Senior Will Harcum finished second at 174 pounds going 3-1 on the day with three wins by fall. Harcum, a Williamsburg, Va. native, set a modern-era record by winning 12 matches in a row to start the season. The record breaking match was in the semifinals where he recorded a fall in 35 seconds over DJ Neri of Gettysburg College. Jon Peters held the mark winning 11 in a row to start the 2002-03 season. With those three falls, he is now tied for sixth on the career falls list with 29. Harcum is now 12-1 on the season.
Freshman Patrick McIntosh went 4-1 at 157 pounds to take third place. All four of his victories were by decision, including defeating senior Matt Perry 3-2 for third place. McIntosh, a Sherrills Ford, NC native, is now 10-3 on the season.
Perry, a Chesapeake, Va. native, went 4-2 to finish fourth. After falling in his opening match, Perry recorded wins by technical fall , fall, major decision and a decision over Matt Nobbs of Elizabethtown to advance to the third place match. With his four wins today, Perry is now 12-2 on the year and with 87 wins on his career he is now tied current assistant coach Jovon Butler for seventh on the all-time list.
Next up for the Builders will be the York College Tournament on December 5.