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Wrestling powers past Drexel on road 22-18

Deuel notches decisive pin in final match; Reed tech fall at 197 sets table

January 19, 2014


Wrestling powers past Drexel on road 22-18

Junior heavyweight Tyler Deuel

Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)

PHILADELPHIA—Junior heavyweight Tyler Deuel recorded a pin in the final match of the afternoon to give Binghamton wrestling (3-8) a comeback 22-18 win over host Drexel (4-11) Sunday afternoon from the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

Down 18-11 with two matches remaining, the Bearcats received a technical fall at 197 from senior Cody Reed, setting the stage for a winner-take-all bout at heavyweight. Deuel was up to the task, overpowering his Dragons for before ending the match with the second-period fall. Reed, who scored at will during his 24-8 win, posted his fifth consecutive win, as did Deuel, who raised his record to a team-best 20-5 overall, 9-2 in duals.

Junior 125-pound David White stretched his own win streak to eight with a 10-2 major decision. White is now 18-6 overall, 8-3 in duals. Also winning for the Bearcats were freshman 141-pound Nick Tighe and junior 157-pound Joe Bonaldi. Tighe picked up his 21st win of the season.

Binghamton returns home for three straight duals, beginning with a match against American at 7 p.m. Friday at West Gym.


Binghamton (BING) 22, Drexel (DU) 18
125: David White (BING) MAJ Tanner Shoap (DU) 10-2
133: Kevin Devoy Jr (DU) WBF Mike Sardo (BING) @2:55
141: Nick Tighe (BING) MAJ Matthew Cimato (DU) 13-5
149: Noel Blanco (DU) DEC Dylan Caruana (BING) 4-3
157: Joe Bonaldi (BING) DEC Austin Sommer (DU) 6-4
165: Jason Fugiel (DU) DEC Vincent Grella (BING) 4-0
174: Kevin Matyas (DU) DEC Ben Price (BING) 10-4
184: Alex DeCiantis (DU) DEC Caleb Wallace (BING) 6-4
197: Cody Reed (BING) TF Coleman Delude (DU) 24-8
285: Tyler Deuel (BING) WBF Joseph Giorgio (DU) @4:11

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