Press release by Mercyhurst Athletics
In his opener, Begin came up just short in 3-1 decision to William Pitzner of St. Cloud State. The draw wasn’t any easier for Begin as he faced third-seeded Aiden Pasiuk from Ashland and dropped an 11-5 decision.
At 197 pounds, McGonigal, a junior, fell in his opening match 9-3 to Bryce Walker of UNC-Pembroke. After a bye in the first round of consolations, McGonigal lost by fall at the 5:00 mark to sixth seeded Donald Negas of Colorado Mesa.