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Wrestling takes it on chin in D.C. 26-14
Vinson, Reed and Schiedel score wins but BU beaten at American
February 3, 2013
Contact: John Hartrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Host American won five of the first six bouts and went on to a 26-14 win over Binghamton wrestling (5-11) Sunday afternoon at Bender Arena. The Eagles won seven of the 10 matches to overcome an explosive afternoon from BU’s nationally-ranked duo.
Senior 149-pound Donnie Vinson, ranked No. 4 in the latest InterMat poll, made quick work of his foe with a first-period pin. Vinson needed just 50 seconds to end his match and keep his perfect dual season intact. He improved to 26-1 overall, 16-0 in duals. The pin was Vinson’s team-high seventh of the season.
Senior 197-pound Nate Schiedel, ranked No. 5, was all over his American opponent, racking up 18 points in a second-period technical fall. Schiedel lifted his season record to 23-2. Like Vinson, he remained unbeaten in duals (16-0).
Junior 184-pound Cody Reed provided the Bearcats’ other win with a 5-3 decision.
Binghamton hosts CAA rival Hofstra next Sunday afternoon at West Gym. The 2 p.m. match will serve as the final home event for BU’s senior class.
American 26, Binghamton 14
133: Esteban Gomez-Rivera (American) major dec. Dylan Cohen (Binghamton), 18-10; American, 4-0
141: John Boyle (American) dec. Dan Riggi (Binghamton), 2-0; American, 7-0
149: No. 4 Donnie Vinson (Binghamton) fall Kevin Tao (American), 0:50; American, 7-6
157: Mark Cirello (American) dec. Jack McKeever (Binghamton), 6-2; American 10-6
165: Phillip Barreiro (American) major dec. Vincent Grella (Binghamton), 10-2; American, 14-6
174: Keithen Cast (American) fall John Paris (Binghamton), 5:12; American, 20-6
184: Cody Reed (Binghaton) dec. Thomas Barreiro (American), 5-3; American, 20-9
197: No. 5 Nate Schiedel (Binghamton) tech. fall Devon Bradley (American), 18-2 (4:30); American, 20-14
HWT: Blake Herrin (American) dec. Tyler Deuel (Binghamton), 9-5; American, 23-14
125: David Terao (American) dec. Mike Sardo (Binghamton), 10-4; American, 26-14