Alma, Mich. - The Alma College wrestling team traveled to Adrian College Thursday (Jan. 16) for their second conference dual of the year. After leading for the majority of the dual, the Scots fell, 27-21. Both Alma and Adrian move to 1-1 in conference. Austin Wieczorek (Kentwood, Mich. / East Kentwood), Brendan Ladd (Ortonville, Mich. / Brandon), Zachary Cooper (Chippewa Hills, Mich. / Whitehall), and Lucas Brewer (Belleville, Mich. / Huron) all won their matches.
- Wieczorek started the dual out with a win by forfeit to give Alma a 6-0 lead.
- The next two wins would come from the All-Americans, Ladd and Cooper, who both won by way of pin fall. Ladd pinned his opponent in 4:59 and Cooper in 1:13.
- Two matches later, Brewer defeated his opponent by decision, 7-3, to extend the Scots lead to 21-13.
The Scots host the Alma Open on Saturday (Jan. 18). Their next dual will be at Olivet College on Thursday (Jan. 23). Alma will need to beat the Comets to have a shot at the conference title.