Immediate Release: February 10, 2007
Contact: John Hartrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
wrestling extends streak, rallies past Boston University 25-17
win final four matches to erase 10-point deficit, record fourth
-- Binghamton wrestling (9-9) used its strength in the upper
weights to rally past host and fellow Colonial Athletic Association
member Boston University 25-17 Saturday afternoon at Case Gym.
Trailing 17-7, the Bearcats won the final four bouts to extended
the program's record (Division I) win streak to four matches.
was a good win for us," head coach Pat Popolizio said. "I
was very pleased to win six of the 10 matches."
Freshman 174-pound Josh Patterson
sparked the comeback with a pin in just 1:32. Patterson raised
his record to 24-7 overall, 15-3 in duals. Freshman 184-pound
Corey Waite (Nichols, N.Y.) followed with a pin of his own in
6:23. From there, back-to-back decisions by freshman 197-pound
Ed Backus (Mohawk, N.Y.) and junior heavyweight Mike
Patterson provided the final margin.
were two big pins by Josh and Corey," Popolizio said. "Corey
was losing his match with 35 seconds left before he pinned the
in the match, junior Kyle Fried and
sophomore Nate Patterson continued
their strong 1-2 punch at 149 and 157 pounds respectively. Fried
earned a 9-6 decision and Patterson scored an 8-0 major decision.
For Fried, the win boosted his overall record to 20-12. Patterson
improved to 13-5 in duals.
The Bearcats host American University on February 15. Popolizio
was the top assistant at American for two years before taking
the Binghamton job in July.
25, Boston University 17
- Abbie Rush (Boston) tech. fall Mike Kleeman (Bing), 19-4 (7:00)
133 - Joey Whitaker (Boston) major dec. Rob Slavin (Bing), 22-10
141 - Carlo Ferrandino (Boston) tech. fall Brandon Toro-Segarra
(Bing)., 22-4 (6:52) [Boston, 14-0]
149 - Kyle Fried (Bing) dec. Mike Roberts (Boston), 9-6 [Boston,
157 - Nate Patterson (Bing) major dec. Mike Cubillos (Boston),
8-0 [Boston, 14-7]
165 - C.J. Inglin (Boston) dec. Sam Sirotta (Bing), 10-8 (sv)
174 - Josh Patterson (Bing) WBF A.J. Detwiler (Boston), 1:32
184 - Corey Waite (Bing) WBF Eli Vidal (Boston), 6:23 [Bing,
197 - Ed Backus (Bing) dec. Jim Connors (Boston), 8-3 [Bing,
285 - Mike Patterson (Bing) dec. Orey Hall (Boston), 6-2 [Bing,