Buffalo 165 lber Noah Grover (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com)
Bloomsburg: The Huskies went 1-1 this weekend, defeating Cal Baptist 27-19 before dropping a hard-fought battle to Lock Haven 34-9. In the matchup against Cal Baptist, five wrestlers were victorious over their opponents. Bronson Garber (125) defeated Dilan Ajtun by a 3-2 decision. Cole Rhone (133) received a forfeit. Josh Mason (141) won by fall over Brandon Paulson in 2:36. Alex Carida (157) received a forfeit. To close out the bout, Shane Noonan (HWT) won by fall over Jacob Smith in 2:56. In the battle against Lock Haven, two wrestlers came out on top, also becoming the only two wrestlers to sweep both of their matches. Cole Rhone (133) captured an 11-6 decision over Gable Strickland. Josh Mason (141) won by fall over Cole Manley in 2:41.
The Huskies will be back in action on Sunday, January 23rd, at 1:00pm against George Mason.
Buffalo: The Bulls swept both of their matches this weekend, defeating Long Island 27-6 and Hofstra 27-13. The Bulls have now won four consecutive matches. Six wrestlers went 2-0 this weekend, while one wrestler went 1-0. Tristan Daugherty (125) defeated Robbie Sagaris of Long Island by a 7-3 decision, and Jacob Moon of Hofstra by a major decision, 17-6. Derek Spann (133) won by technical fall over Bryce Cockrell of Long Island 16-0 and Tyler Cymmerman of Hofstra 15-0. Ben Freeman (141) won by a 6-2 decision over Devin Matthews of Long Island and Justin Hoyle of Hofstra 3-1 in sudden victory. John Arceri (149) defeated Drew Witham of Long Island by a 5-0 decision, and Michael Leandrou of Hofstra by technical fall 24-7. Hunter Shaut (157) won by decision over James Johnston of Long Island 8-2, and Joey McGinty of Hofstra 5-4. Noah Grover (165) won by major decision over Blake Bahna of Long Island 10-1, and 3-1 in sudden victory over Ricky Stamm of Hofstra. Jay Nivison (174) won by major decision over Ericson Velasquez of Hofstra 14-5.
The Bulls will be back in action against Kent State on Sunday, January 23rd, at 2:00pm.
Central Michigan: The Chippewas went a perfect 3-0 on the weekend, defeating CSU Bakersfield 31-6, American University 36-3, and Campbell University 19-15. Five wrestlers posted a 3-0 record on the weekend, while an additional two wrestlers won two out of their three matches. Dresden Simon (141) defeated Angelo Martinoni of CSU Bakersfield by a 10-8 decision, Ethan Szerencsits of American by technical fall 19-0, and Chris Rivera of Campbell by a decision of 6-1. Johnny Lovett (157) won by a 9-4 decision over Brock Rogers of CSU Bakersfield, 6-2 decision over Antonio Segura of American, and 13-2 major decision over Matthew Dallara of Campbell. Tracy Hubbard (165) triumphed over Augustine Garcia of CSU Bakersfield by an 8-0 major decision, Breon Phifer of American by an 8-0 major decision, and Troy Nation of Campbell by a 7-5 decision. Aaron Bolo (197) defeated Josh Loomer of CSU Bakersfield by a 7-2 decision, Connor Bourne of American by fall in 1:57, and Chris Kober of Campbell by a decision of 7-4. Matt Stencel (HWT) won by fall over Jacob Sieder of CSU Bakersfield in 4:24, fall over Isaac Righter of American in 1:23, and by a 2-1 decision in sudden victory over Taye Ghadiali of Campbell. His win over Ghadiali clinched the dual for CMU.
Corbyn Munson (149) downed Patrick Ryan of American by a 7-2 decision and Shannon Hanna of Campbell by a 6-0 decision. Bret Fedewa (174) defeated Albert Urias of CSU Bakersfield by a 5-4 decision and Tim Fitzpatrick of American by a 5-2 decision.
The Chippewas will compete on Sunday, January 23rd, at SIU-Edwardsville at 12:00pm. CMU's dual with Northern Illinois has been rescheduled for Friday, January 21st, in Dekalb.
George Mason: The Patriots split their matches this weekend, going 1-1. George Mason defeated VMI 31-8, and fell to Virginia Tech 31-15. Two wrestlers went a perfect 2-0 on the weekend, helping lead the charge. Avery Bassett (157) defeated Blake Showers of VMI by a 5-4 decision and Jake Hart of Virginia Tech by a 3-1 decision. Logan Messer (174) won by a 3-1 decision over Jon Hoover of VMI and by a fall in 2:11 over Austin Dempsey of Virginia Tech.
The Patriots will wrestle at Lock Haven on Friday, January 21st, at 7:00pm.
Kent State: The Golden Flashes went 1-2 on the weekend, dropping tough losses to Maryland 25-14 and Oklahoma 35-3. The Golden Flashes picked up a solid win against Chattanooga, 18-13. Two wrestlers went 2-1, posting the best dual records on the weekend for their team. Jake Ferri (125) defeated Tommy Capul of Maryland by major decision 21-8 and Fabian Gutierrez of Chattanooga by a 6-5 decision. Louis Newell (141) won by a 6-4 decision over Danny Bertoni of Maryland and a 3-2 decision over Jacob Butler of Oklahoma.
The Golden Flashes will wrestle Buffalo on Sunday, January 23rd, at 2:00pm.
Lock Haven: The Eagles went 2-1 this weekend, losing a hard-fought battle to Oklahoma 24-15, before picking up two straight wins against Cal Baptist 37-11 and Bloomsburg 34-9. Lock Haven competed at the Virginia Duals on Friday before heading to Bloomsburg on Saturday.
Three Eagles went a perfect 3-0 on the weekend, while three Eagles went 2-1. Anthony Noto (125) defeated Joey Prata of Oklahoma by a decision of 8-3, Dilan Ajtun of Cal Baptist by fall in 2:55, and Bronson Garber of Bloomsburg by a major decision 19-7. Ashton Eyler (165) won by a 5-3 decision over Joe Grello of Oklahoma, major decision 11-3 over Frank Almaguer of Cal Baptist, and a 16-1 technical fall over Trenton Harder of Bloomsburg. Isaac Reed (HWT) won by a 3-1 decision over Josh Heindselman of Oklahoma, a fall in 2:03 over Jacob Smith of Cal Baptist, and a 10-3 decision over Shane Noonan of Bloomsburg. Ben Barton (157) won by forfeit against Cal Baptist and by a 5-4 decision over Alex Carida of Bloomsburg. Tyler Stoltzfus defeated Louis Rojas by a 9-3 decision and Gavin Hale of Bloomsburg by fall in 1:56. Parker McClellan (197) triumphed over Arick Lopez of Cal Baptist by fall in 6:58 and David Tuttle of Bloomsburg by fall in 3:42.
The Eagles will return to action on Friday, January 21st, against George Mason University at 7:00pm.
Northern Illinois: The Huskies dropped a tough match against Ohio, losing 27-10. Three wrestlers came out on top, adding another notch to their season's record. Mason Kauffman (174) defeated Sal Perrine by a decision of 3-2. Tristan Gauman won by a 12-2 major decision over Mark Williams. Terrese Aaron (HWT) triumphed over Jordan Greer by a 7-4 decision.
Northern Illinois is slated to compete against Oklahoma on Sunday, January 23rd at 1:00pm. Before that, NIU will host Central Michigan in a rescheduled dual on Friday the 21st.
Ohio University: On Saturday, the Bobcats defeated Northern Illinois 27-10. Seven wrestlers were victorious over their opponents. Oscar Sanchez (125) won by a 6-3 decision over Bryce West. Gio DiSabato (133) defeated Mikey Kaminski by a 14-7 decision. Mario Guillen won by a 4-3 decision over Javion Jones. Alec Hagan (149) clinched the win against Anthony Cheloni by a 2-1 decision. Jordan Slivka (157) won by injury default against Tulga Zuunbayan. Sean O'Dwyer (165) defeated Alec Rees by a 6-3 decision. Zayne Lehman (1684) won by forfeit.
The Bobcats will be back in action on Saturday, January 22nd, against Navy.