Sullivan sends Army West Point to fifth straight win

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Trailing by three heading into the heavyweight bout, rookie Ben Sullivan of the Army West Point wrestling team picked up a pin to secure the team's fifth-straight victory with a 22-19 win over Bucknell at Christl Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Sullivan carried a 1-0 lead into the third period when he started in the top position. The New Paris, Ohio native managed to tilt his opponent and flip the Bison heavyweight onto his back for the pin at 5:26 to lock up the win for the home side.

The Black Knights improved to 7-2 on the year and remain perfect against EIWA opponents at 6-0. The Bison dropped to 6-8 and 4-4 in conference duals.

125 lbs.: Ryan Hetrick dec. over Jakob Campbell, 3-1, SV-1 (Army leads, 3-0)
133 lbs.: Lane Peters vs. David Campbell pinned Lane Peters at 4:28 (Bucknell leads, 6-3)
141 lbs.: #28 Corey Shie maj. dec. over Noah Levett, 13-3 (Army leads, 7-6)
149 lbs.: Matthew Kolonia pinned Noah Hanau at 5:45 (Bucknell leads, 12-7)
157 lbs.: #10 Zach Hartman maj. dec. over #22 Lucas Weiland, 8-0 (Bucknell leads, 16-7)
165 lbs.: Cael McCormick dec. over D.J. Hollingshead, 14-8 (Bucknell leads, 16-10)
174 lbs.: #19 Ben Harvey dec. over Frankie Guida, Jr., 8-5 (Bucknell leads, 16-13)
184 lbs.: #22 Noah Stewart dec. over Kyle Inlander, 2-0 (Tied, 16-16)
197 lbs.: Drew Phillips dec. over Rocco Caywood, 7-3 (Bucknell leads, 19-16)
285 lbs.: Ben Sullivan pinned Eric Chakonis at 5:26 (Army leads, 22-19)


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