For Immediate Release: February 14, 2010
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Binghamton wrestling and George Mason tie at 22-22
No. 19 Tovuujav upsets No. 12 Patterson in final bout at 174

[senior day photos...]

VESTAL, N.Y. -- Binghamton wrestling (14-6-2) and George Mason (3-8-1) battled to a 22-22 tie on Sunday afternoon in the East Gym. Five Bearcat seniors were honored on senior day prior to the match.

No. 19 Mendbagana Tovuujav of George Mason upset No. 12 Josh Patterson at 174, 7-6 in the final bout of the match to force the tie.

Binghamton had been trailing 19-13 with three matches remaining when No. 18 sophomore 157-pound Justin Lister picked up a major decision and 165-pound sophomore Matt Kaylor earned a win via forfeit to set the stage for Patterson-Tovuujav with Binghamton holding a 22-19 lead.

Junior 141-pound Anwar Goeres earned a major decision to improve to 17-3. Freshman 184-pound Nate Schiedel picked up a decision at 184 to lead off the match and move to 19-2 in duals on the season.

Senior heavyweight Corey Waite pinned his opponent in the waning seconds of the second period to increase his team-high win total to 33 (33-14).

The Bearcats will next wrestle at No. 3 Oklahoma State on Friday.

Binghamton 22, George Mason 22
184- Nate Schiedel (BU) dec. Andrew Rock (GM), 10-4
197- Bill Widener (GM) pinned Mike McKeever (BU), 5:55
285- Corey Waite (BU) pinned Mike Peterson (GM), 4:59
125- Brian Wright (GM) dec. James Inghram (BU), 1-0
133- Denny Herndon (GM) pinned Tyler Malmberg (BU), 3:17
141- Anwar Goeres (BU) maj. dec. Jaaziah Bethea (GM), 17-7
149- Brandon Bucher (GM) maj. dec. Anthony Jerome (BU),9-1
157- No. 18 Justin Lister (BU) dec. Aaron Keeton (GM), 7-2
165- Matt Kaylor (BU) win by forfeit
174- No. 19 Mendbagana Tovuujav (GM) dec. No. 12 Josh Patterson (BU), 7-6

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