For Immediate Release: January 18, 2008
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Phone: 607-777-6800

Binghamton wrestling splits two matches at CAA Duals
Bearcats lose to 12th-ranked Hofstra, beat Campbell

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Binghamton wrestling (7-6) split its first two matches at the two-day Cononial Athletic Association Duals, dropping a 31-4 decision to 12th-ranked Hofstra (6-6) before handling Campbell (0-8) 32-9 Friday night at the George Mason Fieldhouse.

Hofstra won nine of the 10 bouts in the first session, and then BU turned the tables against Campbell, winning eight of 10 matches.

Senior 149-pound Kyle Fried (Rock Hill, N.Y.) was the Bearcats' lone double-winner. Fried, ranked 13th in the nation, racked up 35 points in his two wins, posting a 20-7 major decision against Hofstra and a 15-8 decision against Campbell. Fried improved to 6-0 on the season.

Binghamton will wrestle 22nd-ranked Old Dominion (11 a.m.) and Rider (3 p.m.) on Saturday.

Match Results

#12 Hofstra 31, Binghamton 4
125: David Tomasette (HU) dec. Tyler Malmberg (BU), 9-2
133: Lou Ruggirello (HU) tech. fall Mike Kleeman (BU), 17-0
141: Charles Griffin (HU) dec. Anwar Goeres (BU), 9-3
149: Kyle Fried (BU) maj. dec. Jeff Rotella (HU), 20-7
157: Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (HU) dec. Nate Patterson (BU), 9-5
165: Ryan Patrovich (HU) dec. Brett Nelson (BU), 7-0
174: Alton Lucas (HU) dec. Josh Patterson (BU), 10-5
184: Justin Danz (HU) dec. Matt Berretta (BU), 6-4
197: Joe Rovelli (HU) tech. fall Corey Waite (BU), 16-0
285: Tom Daddino (HU) dec. Michael Patterson (BU), 5-2

Binghamton 32, Campbell 9
125: Tyler Malmberg (BU) fall CJ Gittens (CU), 4:22
133: Trevour Smith (CU) dec. Anthony Jerome (BU), 7-5
141: Kelin Bidelspach (CU) fall Anwar Goeres (BU), 1:35
149: Kyle Fried (BU) dec. Bob Matthews (CU), 15-8
157: Nate Patterson (BU) fall Jake Fose (CU), 2:41
165: Brett Nelson (BU) dec. Chris Mazzatta (CU), 11-6
174: Josh Patterson (BU) tech. fall Matthew Hawksworth (CU), 18-0
184: Matt Barretta (BU) dec. Kyle Higgins (CU), 6-3
197: Corey Waite (BU) dec. Parker Burns (CU), 9-8
285: Michael Patterson (BU) dec. Rob Yoder (CU), 5-1

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