Follow us: twitter facebook youtube rss
Bearcats logo
Bearcats logo

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 (

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

Site sponsored by: sponsors Liberty Mutual Quality Inn Dunkin Donuts Traditions at the Glen Subway Holiday Inn Express Laser Eye Center Hampton Inn Carr Printing Weis Holiday Inn University Plaza 20 Hawley Street Apartments M and T Bank Twin River Commons