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    Bucknell defeats Harvard

    LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The Bucknell wrestling team won seven of 10 bouts, including the final five in a row, to dispatch Harvard, 21-10, on Friday night at Davis Gym.

    All but one bout was decided by decision, and two required bonus time to crown a victor. With his 5-3 decision over Clifton Wang at 197, birthday boy Chad Reese ultimately sealed the win for the Bison.

    "It was a great match," head coach Dan Wirnsberger said. "I think we won the fight tonight, and it says a lot about our guys, our effort and our team."

    David Campbell (133) gave Bucknell (2-8, 1-2 EIWA) early momentum by defeating Sam Goldman, 3-1, in the first sudden victory period. Fifteen seconds into the bonus frame, the freshman tied up Goldman and brought him to the mat to bring the Davis Gym crowd to its feet.

    Tyler Smith (141) remained unbeaten in dual meet action, at 9-0, by scoring a commanding 8-2 victory over A.J. Jaffe. Smith, who was slotted 14th in the most recent Intermat rankings, was bolstered by a four-point near fall registered as time expired in the second period.

    The Crimson (2-1, 0-1 EIWA) regrouped, pulling out victories at 149 and 157 to build a 10-9 lead. D.J. Hollingshead (165) put Bucknell back on top for good, edging Tyler Tarsi, 9-6, in a back-and-forth match featuring multiple momentum swings. With 20 seconds remaining on the clock, Hollingshead scored a takedown to build what proved to be a decisive 7-5 edge.

    Results:
    125: Nolan Hellickson (Harvard) dec. over Geo Barzona (BU) 6-0
    133: David Campbell (BU) dec. over Sam Goldman (Harvard) 3-1 (SV-1)
    141: #14/12/14 Tyler Smith (BU) dec. over A.J. Jaffe (Harvard) 8-2
    149: Hunter Ladnier (Harvard) maj. dec. over Matthew Kolonia (BU) 12-3
    157: Brock Wilson (Harvard) dec. over Andrew Millsap (BU) 3-0
    165: D.J. Hollingshead (BU) dec. over Tyler Tarsi (Harvard) 9-6
    174: Nick Stephani (BU) dec. over Josef Johnson (Harvard) 2-1 (TB-1)
    184: Drew Phipps (BU) dec. over Kanon Dean (Harvard) 6-5
    197: Chad Reese (BU) dec. over Clifton Wang (Harvard) 5-3
    285: Brandon Stokes (BU) dec. over Angus Cowell (Harvard) 4-1

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