RICHMOND, VA. - Bonus points from Noah Gonser, Josh Heil, Austin Murphy and Andrew Morgan powered Campbell over Franklin & Marshall 29-12 at the Rumble on the River, hosted by St. Christopher's School in Richmond, Va. Saturday.
The Camels jumped out to an 8-0 lead after Korbin Meink's 5-1 decision at 125 to lead off the match, followed by No. 16 Noah Gonser's 21-6 tech fall over Michael Simonetti.
Patrick Quinlan put F&M on the board, pinning Josh Scott to bring the score to 8-6, but Campbell claimed five of the next six bouts to command a 29-9 advantage and seal the team win.
No. 8 Josh Heil (149 pounds) claimed a 16-4 major decision, while Austin Murphy (165) tallied a 16-1 tech fall and No. 18 Andrew Morgan (174) posted another pin. Chris Kober (184) and Austin McNeill (197) both notched decisions to extend the Campbell lead.
Campbell moved to 2-0 in dual competition, while the Diplomats took their first loss of the season, falling to 1-1.
Next up, the Camels will jump into Southern Conference action on Sunday, January 20 at reigning conference champion Appalachian State. Campbell will take on The Citadel on February 3 before returning to Buies Creek on February 5, hosting Gardner-Webb.
125: Korbin Meink (Campbell) def. Jose Diaz (F&M) 5-1 dec. (3-0)
133: #16 Noah Gonser (Campbell) def. Michael Simonetti (F&M) 21-6 tech fall (8-0)
141: Patrick Quinlan (F&M) def. Josh Scott (Campbell) fall (8-6)
149: #8 Josh Heil (Campbell) def. Cole Aaron (F&M) 16-4 maj. dec. (12-6)
157: Emmett LiCastri (F&M) def. Matthew Dallara (Campbell) 8-6 dec. (12-9)
165: Austin Murphy (Campbell) def. Jacob Conners (F&M) 16-1 tech fall (17-9)
174: #18 Andrew Morgan (Campbell) def. Christopher Bolletino (F&M) fall (23-9)
184: Chris Kober (Campbell) def. Reid Robilotto (F&M) 11-5 dec. (26-9)
197: Austin McNeill (Campbell) def. Phillip Robilotto (F&M)10-6 dec. (29-9)
285: Antonio Pelusi (F&M) def. Odgerel Batkhishig (Campbell) 3-2 dec. (29-12)
Records: Campbell 2-0, Franklin & Marshall 1-1