Release: February 6, 2010
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BU wrestling picks up two wins over Hofstra and Columbia
defeat eight-time CAA champion Hofstra for first time since 1975
N.Y. -- Binghamton wrestling (13-6-1) picked up two dual wins
on Saturday afternoon at West Gym. The Bearcats defeated Hofstra
28-8 and also knocked off Columbia 30-14.
victory over Hofstra, the eight-time defending CAA champions,
snapped a nine-game losing streak dating back to 1975.
Hofstra dual win was a huge victory for us," head coach
Pat Popolizio said. "We haven't
beaten them in 35 years and they have been dominating our conference.
For us to dominate them the way we did is very rewarding for
149-pound Donnie Vinson picked up a
technical fall against Hofstra and sophomore 157-pound Justin
Lister upset 16th-ranked Jonny Bonilla-Bowman, 10-8 to give
BU critical match points.
174-pound Josh Patterson, ranked
13th in the country, continued his dominance with a technical
fall over Hofstra and freshman 184-pound Nate
Schiedel secrued the win with a pin at 3:09 over the CAA's
top-ranked wrestler at the weight in Ben Clymer.
heavyweight Corey Waite and freshman
125-pound James Inghram also picked
up decisions for Binghamton in the win over Hofstra.
losing a major decision at 125, BU went on to win the next seven
matches over Columbia to take a 30-4 lead.
133-pound Tyler Malmberg earned a
pin over Columbia's Andrew Grabfelder in 2:52 before junior 141-pound
Anwar Goeres pinned Ryan Doyle in 1:18
won twice on the day improving to 28-10 on the season, as did
Goeres, who is now 30-7. Patterson picked up a major decision
over Columbia to push his record to 22-5.
continued his outstanding day with a major decision over Columbia's
Matt Dunn. Lister increases his overall mark on the season to
next wrestles at East Stroudsburg on Thursday.
28, Hofstra 8
125: James Inghram (BU) dec. Jamie Franco (HU), 3-1
133: Luke Vaith (HU) dec. Tyler Malmberg (BU), 9-8
141: Anwar Goeres (BU) dec. Jeff Rotella (HU), 5-2
149: Donnie Vinson (BU) TF Ryan Colmer (HU), 23-5, 4:36
157: Justin Lister (BU) dec. #16 Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (HU), 10-8
165: #17 P.J. Gillespie (HU) dec. Matt Kaylor (BU), 6-4 ot
174: #13 Josh Patterson (BU) TF Jon Rothman (HU), 17-0, 4:29
184: Nate Schiedel (BU) pinned Ben Clymer (HU), 3:09
197: Anthony Tortura (HU) dec. Pat Walsh (BU), 3-1
285: Corey Waite (BU) dec. Paul Snyder (HU), 3-1
-Hofstra deducted one team point for unsportsmanslike conduct
30, Columbia 14
125: Kyle Gilchrist (C) maj. dec. James Inghram (BU), 10-2
133: Tyler Malmberg (BU) pinned Andrew Grabfelder (C), 2:52
141: Anwar Goeres (BU) pinned Ryan Doyle (C), 1:18
149: Donnie Vinson (BU) dec. Steve Santos (C), 6-3
157: Justin Lister (BU) maj. dec. Matt Dunn (C) 16-3
165: Matt Kaylor (BU) dec. Eren Civan (C), 2-1
174: No. 13 Josh Patterson (BU) maj. dec. Stephen West (C), 9-1
184: Nate Schiedel (BU) maj. dec. Cary Aldrich (C), 9-1
197: Lou Miller (C) maj. dec. Pat Walsh (BU), 10-0
285: Kevin Lester (C) pinned Corey Waite (BU), 5:25
reaches the Division I record 13-win mark in dual matches for
the third consecutive season.