Bearcats topple Princeton 30-13

VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton (7-10) enjoyed an offensive explosion at home, Saturday, winning seven matches - three by technical fall - en route to a 30-13 victory over Princeton at East Gym.

The Bearcats received technical fall wins by senior 157-pound Joe Privitere (Johnson City, N.Y.), freshman 133-pound John Gartiser (Tuxedo, N.Y./Monroe-Woodbury) and sophomore 149-pound Joe Gartiser (Tuxedo, N.Y./Monroe-Woodbury). Privitere produced six takedowns in a 19-3 win that was stopped at the 6:35 mark. The victory was the 94th of his careertying him with Mike Carra (1974-78) for second place on BU's all-time wins list. Mark Gumble (1984-88) is the program's all-time leader with 112. The Gartiser brothers racked up 36 points between them, as John scored a 19-1 tech fall in 4:19, and older brother Joe followed with a 17-0 score.

"Both Gartisers did a nice job," BU head coach Mike Fusilli said. "And Joe Privitere wrestled well. He was very offensive-minded. It's a good win for us."

Sophomore 141-pound Josh Ruff (Bainbridge, N.Y./Bainbridge-Guilford) scored a 15-3 major decision to remain unbeaten in duals. Ruff raised his record to 22-5 overall, 12-0 in dual matches.

The Bearcats complete their two-match day with a bout against visiting Franklin & Marshall Saturday night at 8 p.m. from East Gym.

Full Results
157 - Joe Privitere (BU) WTF Ilya Boroditsky (P) 19-3 (6:35)
165 - Ryan Jantzen (BU) maj. dec. Andrew Iannuzzi (P) 11-3
174 - Jack Fleming (P) maj. dec. Jeff McAveney (BU) 15-6
184 - Jerome Joe (BU) maj. dec. Matt DeNichilo (P) 17-5
197 - Derman Lewis (BU) dec. Ian Roncoroni (P) 4-1
Hwt. - Nate Rawlings (P) dec. Nick Cadmus (BU) 3-0
125 - Kenny Chu (P) forfeit win
133 - John Gartiser (BU) WTF Brian Cochran (P) 19-1 (4:19)
141 - Josh Ruff (BU) maj. dec. Bill Trudell (P) 15-3
149 - Joe Gartiser (BU) WTF Matt Piselli (P) 17-0 (7:00)


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