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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2004
Contact: David Berman (berman@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-2956

Bearcats win one match at CAA Duals

FAIRFAX, Va.--On the second day of competition at the Colonial Athletic Association duals, Binghamton (4-7) defeated James Madison 20-18, its only win in five matches. George Mason hosted the event, in which Boston University, Hofstra and Rider all went 4-0.

The Bearcats began competition on Friday night, losing to Hofstra 39-9 and Drexel 28-10. On Saturday, Binghamton secured the win over James Madison in its second match of the day. In the morning session, host George Mason defeated the Bearcats 32-9. In its final match, BU lost to Old Dominion 32-18.

Junior Josh Ruff (Bainbridge, N.Y.) was the top individual performer for Binghamton, as he won all five of his matches, including a major decision and a pin on Saturday. In the win over James Madison, Ruff moved up one weight class and scored a 12-1 major decision at 149. His other four matches all came at 141, including a pin at 6:40 against his Old Dominion opponent.

Senior Justin Hoch (Canandaigua, N.Y.) won two of three matches at 157, and sophomore Ryan Jantzen (Shoreham, N.Y.) scored major decisions at both 165 and 174. Freshman Declan Josephson (Rye Brook, N.Y.) won two matches at 197, including a pin in the victory over James Madison.

COMPLETE RESULTS

Friday, January 23

Hofstra 39, Binghamton 9
125 - Tom Noto (H) wins by forfeit
133 - Mike Shannon (B) wins by forfeit
141 - Josh Ruff (B) dec. John Manarte (H) 6-0
149 - James Strouse (H) dec. Beau Bruno (B) 5-2
157 - Paul Siemon (H) maj. dec. Justin Hoch (B) 9-1
165 - Ralph Everett (H) tech. fall Andrew Scolaro (B) 23-6
174 - Noel Thompson (H) wbf Mark Tse (B) at 1:28
184 - Brad Christie (H) wbf Kevin Bush (B) at 2:12
197 - Chris Stretkowicz (H) wbf Declan Josephson (B) at 3:37
Hwt. - Dan Garay (H) dec. Jeff Parker (B) 5-1

Drexel 28, Binghamton 10
125 - Paul Slifer (D) wins by forfeit
133 - Joey Cristaldi (D) maj. dec. Mike Shannon (B) 12-3
141 - Josh Ruff (B) dec. Chris Renninger (D) 5-0
149 - Mark Cartella (D) dec. Beau Bruno (B) 5-0
157 - Justin Hoch (B) dec. Ray Lamb (D) 6-2
165 - Ryan Jantzen (B) maj. dec. Steve Beard (D) 12-4
174 - Nick Kozer (D) dec. Joe Gartiser (B) 6-2
184 - Pat Shufelt (D) dec. Mark Tse (B) 4-3
197 - Chris Jones (D) wbf Declan Josephson (B) at 5:32
Hwt. - Chris Cowen (D) dec. Jeff Parker (B) 5-3

Saturday, January 24

George Mason 32, Binghamton 9

125 - Forfeit
133 - David Emison (GM) tech. fall Mike Shannon (B) 17-0
141 - Josh Ruff (B) wins by forfeit
149 - Adrian Austin (GM) dec. Beau Bruno (B) 8-3
157 - Mitch Webster (GM) dec. Rob Sckalor (B) 8-3
165 - Sean Early (GM) maj. dec. Ryan Jantzen (B) 11-2
174 - Matt Horton (GM) tech. fall Joe Gartiser (B) 16-0
184 - Jim Martin (GM) wbf Mark Tse (B) at 4:34
197 - Harry Zander (GM) wbf Declan Josephson at 3:49
Hwt. - Jeff Parker (B) dec. Ryan Kittrick (GM) 4-1

Binghamton 20, James Madison 18

125 - Forfeit
133 - Todd Schroder (JM) wins by forfeit
141 - Brian Kibler (JM) dec. Mike Shannon (B) 6-5
149 - Josh Ruff (B) maj. dec. Chris Wilson (JM) 12-1
157 - Justin Hoch (B) dec. Derick Schoenly (JM) 5-0
165 - Matt Yonkoski (JM) wbf Rob Sckalor (B) at 2:51
174 - Ryan Jantzen (B) maj. dec. Zach Winfrey (JM) 14-0
184 - Mark Tse (B) dec. Lamont Logan (JM) 8-3
197 - Declan Josephson (B) wbf Justin Gronlie at 2:20
Hwt. - Matt Coffey (JM) dec. Jeff Parker (B) 1-0

Old Dominion 32, Binghamton 18

125 - Jared Smith (OD) wins by forfeit
133 - Chris Buckner (OD) wbf Mike Shannon (B) at 2:44
141 - Josh Ruff (B) wbf Mike Davis (OD) at 6:40
149 - Beau Bruno (B) wbf Dennis Whitby (OD) at 4:11
157 - Jesse Pearce (OD) wbf Rob Sckalor (B) at 4:42
165 - John Adams (OD) dec. Ryan Jantzen (B) 8-2
174 - Robby Gosnell (OD) dec. Joe Gartiser (B) 9-2
184 - Adam Wright (OD) wbf Mark Tse (B) at 4:37
197 - Declan Josephson (B) wins by forfeit
Hwt. - Derrell Lorthridge (OD) maj. dec. Jeff Parker (B) 8-0
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