For Immediate Release: January 17, 2009
Contact: John Hartrick (
Phone: 607-777-6800

BU wrestling beats Drexel, loses to Old Dominion, Rider at CAA Duals

FAIRFAX, Va, -- Binghamton (9-8) wrestling went 1-2 at the Seventh Annual Colonial Athletic Association Duals, held Saturday at the George Mason Fieldhouse. The Bearcats opened with a 46-(-1) loss to No. 21 Old Dominion, beat Drexel 26-15 and finished with a 23-13 loss to Rider.

Junior 184-pound Josh Patterson, ranked No. 10 in the country by USA Today/Intermat, won two of three matches, including a 6-2 decision over sixth-ranked Doug Umbehauer of Rider. Patterson improved to 29-4 overall, 15-2 in duals.

Binghamton next travels to Ann Arbor to face Michigan and Virginia Tech next Saturday.

No. 21 Old Dominion 46, Binghamton -1
(team point deducted against Binghamton)
125: James Nicholson (ODU) tech. fall Andrew Bloss (BU), 17-2 (5:30)
133: Kyle Hutter (ODU) fall Robert Slavin (BU), 4:22
141: Ryan Williams (ODU) maj. dec. Kareem Naguib (BU), 17-4
149: Joey Metzler (ODU) dec. Matt Kaylor (BU), 3-2
157: Kaylen Baxter (ODU) dec. Nate Patterson (BU), 8-4
165: Chris Brown (ODU) fall Ryan McGarity (BU), 6:10
174: Eric Decker (ODU) dec. Anthony Esposito (BU), 4-0
184: Joe Budi (ODU) fall Josh Patterson (BU), 3:40
197: Jesse Strawn (ODU) maj. dec. Corey Waite (BU), 12-0
285: Roy Dragon III (ODU) fall Dan Bittner (BU), 1:47

Binghamton 26, Drexel 15
125: Tyler Malmberg (BU) fall Michael Gomez (DU), 3:54
133: Frank Cimato (DU) dec. Robert Slavin (BU), 8-3
141: Anwar Goeres (BU) maj. dec. Matt Dugan (DU), 14-3
149: Justin Lister (BU) dec. Robert Robinson (DU), 6-0
157: Nate Patterson (BU) maj. dec. Dan Konno (DU), 12-0
165: Ryan McGarity (BU) dec. Scott Hunter (DU), 6-4
174: Dave Woodall (DU) dec. Anthony Esposito (BU), 5-3
184: Josh Patterson (BU) fall Justin Wieller (DU), 0:30
197: Jon Oplinger (DU) tech. fall Carl Korpi (BU), 25-10
285: Kyle Frey (DU) maj. dec. Dan Bittner (BU), 17-6

Rider 23, Binghamton 13
(team point deducted against Rider)
125: Tyler Malmberg (BU) maj. dec. Tim Trivisonno (RU), 10-2
133: Jimmy Kirchner (RU) dec. Robert Slavin (BU), 9-3
141: Anwar Goeres (BU) dec. Fred Rodgers (RU), 8-6 SV
149: Matt Kaylor (BU) dec. Aaron Nestor (RU), 12-8
157: Michael Kessler (RU) dec. Nate Patterson (BU), 4-3
165: Jason Lapham (RU) maj. dec. Ryan McGarity (BU), 14-4
174: Mike Ward (RU) fall Jon Kaloust (BU), 2:04
184: Josh Patterson (BU) dec. Doug Umbehauer (RU), 6-2
197: Mike Miller (RU) dec. Corey Waite (BU), 8-6
285: Ed Bordas (RU) tech. fall Dan Bittner (BU), 19-2 (4:17)

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