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Binghamton tops Bucknell

VESTAL, N.Y. -- The Binghamton wrestling team (8-3, 8-3 EIWA) defeated Bucknell ( - , - EIWA) 25-17 Friday night in the West Gym. The victory was head coach Kyle Borshoff's squad's eighth straight, as the Bearcats honored nine graduating seniors before the match tonight.

"I was impressed with our guys tonight," head coach Kyle Borshoff said. "We had a few guys out at at different weights and we had some people step up to fill those gaps. I think we're getting better every time we wrestle right now. We just need to keep focusing on doing our job on the mat and I think we'll be in good shape for postseason in a few weeks."

Highlights

  • Heavyweight Joe Doyle started the match for the Bearcats, taking an 11-1 major decision to get himself back in the win column
  • 125-pounder Audey Ashkar notched a 12-6 victory over Jakob Campbell, who was ranked at 32nd in the first NCAA rating percentage index this season
  • Anthony Sparacio won his tenth straight match with a 4-2 dec. over Noah Levett at 141-pounds
  • 174-pounder Vincent DePrez recorded his 90th career win with a 17-8 major over Frankie Guida
  • 184-pounder Lou DePrez racked up over 4 minutes of ride time en route to a 17-1 tech over Kyle Inlander for his ninth straight win.

    Results:
    285 | Joe Doyle MD Nate Feyrer, 11-0 (Binghamton leads 4-0)
    125 | Audey Ashkar dec. Jakob Campbell, 12-6 (Binghamton leads 7-0)
    133 | Zack Trampe over David Campbell, Inj. 0:23 (Binghamton leads 13-0)
    141 | Anthony Sparacio dec. Noah Levett, 4-2 (Binghamton leads 16-0)
    149 | Matt Kolonia TF Kevin Kelly, 26-10 (5:35) (Binghamton leads 16-5)
    157 | Zach Hartman FALL Matt Swanson, 2:03 (Binghamton leads 16-11)
    165 | D.J. Hollingshead dec. Chris Barker, 6-2 (Binghamton leads 16-14)
    174 | Vincent DePrez MD Frankie Guida, 17-8 (Binghamton leads 20-14)
    184 | #9 Lou DePrez TF Kyle Inlander, 17-1 (5:30) (Binghamton leads 25-14)
    197 | Drew Phipps dec. Anthony DePrez, 7-3 (Binghamton leads 25-17)

    Up next
    The Bearcats close out their regular season next Saturday Feb. 23 with back-to-back matches against Cleveland St. and Kent St at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.
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