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Wrestling falls to Old Dominion at home 21-12

White, Grella, Reed and Deuel post wins; Bearcats host American at 1 p.m. Saturday

January 24, 2014

Wrestling falls to Old Dominion at home 21-12

Junior heavyweight Tyler Deuel

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VESTAL, N.Y. - Visiting Old Dominion (4-8) won six of the 10 bouts and posted a 21-12 win over Binghamton wrestling (3-9) Friday at West Gym.

The Bearcats opened with a decision at 125 but ODU won six of the next seven bouts to clinch the team win. Binghamton then finished the evening off with back-to-back wins at 197 and heavyweight and also got a win at 165.

Junior 125-pound David White rolled to an 11-6 win, raising his overall mark to 19-6, 9-3 in duals. Senior 197-pound Cody Reed used a second-period takedown to notch a 3-1 win. He improved to 19-8 overall, 9-3 in duals. Junior heavyweight Tyler Deuel then sealed his 6-2 win with a third-period takedown. Deuel recorded his team-high 10th dual win of the season (10-2) and is now 21-5 overall. The team’s other winner was sophomore Vincent Grella, who scored a 4-3 decision at 165, thanks to a takedown with 26 seconds left in the bout.

Binghamton welcomes fellow EIWA member American for a 1 p.m. match on Saturday.

Old Dominion 21, Binghamton 12
125 David White (BU) dec. Buddy Scarborough (ODU), 11-6, BU leads 3-0
133 Michael Hayes (ODU) major dec. Mike Sardo (BU), 9-1, ODU leads 4-3
141 No. 4 Chris Mecate (ODU) major dec. Nick Tighe (BU), 13-2, ODU leads 8-3
149 Alexander Richardson (ODU) dec. Joe Bonaldi (BU), 4-3 (SV2), ODU leads 11-3
157 Tristan Warner (ODU) dec. Colton Perry (BU), 4-1, ODU leads 14-3
165 Vincent Grella (BU) dec. Dillon Geoghegan (ODU), 4-3, ODU leads 14-6
174 Billy Curling (ODU) major dec. Ben Price (BU), 22-8, ODU leads 18-6
184 Jack Dechow (ODU) dec. Caleb Wallace (BU), 8-2, ODU leads 21-6
197 Cody Reed (BU) dec. Kevin Beazley (ODU), 3-1, ODU leads 21-9
Hwt Tyler Deuel (BU) dec. Matt Tourdot (ODU), 6-2, ODU wins 21-12

Rankings are Jan. 21 InterMat

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