Wrestling Falls to EIWA Rival Binghamton

Wrestling Falls to EIWA Rival Binghamton

FAIRFIELD, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell to EIWA rival Binghamton tonight by a final score of 34-7. The loss drops the Pioneers to 5-4 overall on the year and 1-2 in EIWA action while Binghamton improves to 5-3 and 4-1 on the year.

Two pins and a technical fall as well as three major decisions would contribute to the Bearcats victories.

The Pioneers will return to action on Sunday Feb. 3 when the Pioneers travel to New York to face off against Columbia. Match-time is set for 6:00 p.m. 

125 Pounds: Ryan Burns (SHU) vs. Audey Ashkar (BING) Ashkar, won by pin first at (4:56)

  • Ashkar would score a takedown to earn two points with under a minute in the round.
  • The first Ashkar pin would come at 4:56.
  • Burns would tally a point for the Pioneers with 20 second left in the round.
  • Binghamton would win the matchup 6-0.

 

133 Pounds: Anthony Petrillo (SHU) vs. Zack Trampe (BING), Trampe 20-4 (technical fall)

  • Trampe would score the opening points at 2:14 to take an early 2-0 lead
  • Trampe would score his second takedown at 1:15 to take a 7-1 lead.
  • Petrillo would score a pair of points for breakaways in the final minute to cut the Binghamton lead to 7-2.
  • Binghamton extented its lead to 11-0

 

141 Pounds: Anthony Sparacio (BING) vs. Gerard Daly (SHU)- Sparacio 3-2 (decision)

  • After the first round each side would hold each other to no points keeping the score 0-0.
  • A quick get away by Daly would give him a point with a minute remaining in the second round to cut the lead to 3-1.
  • Daly would score his second point off a breakaway to cut the lead to 3-2 with 1:23 left in the third round.
  • Sparacio would win by decision 3-2.
  • Binghamton would lead 14-0.

 

149 Pounds: Chris Cornell (SHU) vs. Frankie Garcia (BING)- Garcia 15-2 (major decision)

  • Garcia would score a takedown early to take a 209 lead with 1:48 remaining in the first round.
  • Garcia would score another takedown before the end of the first round to take a 4-0 lead.
  • Cornell would score his first point off a breakaway to cut the lead to 6-1.
  • Garcia though would follow up with a takedown at 1:28 to take an 8-1 lead.
  • Garcia would score four points to take a 12-1 lead off two takedowns
  • A third round takedown would give Garcia a 14-2 lead with 29 seconds remaining.
  • Garcia would win the match 15-2 and increase Binghamton's lead to 18-0.

 

157 Pounds: Chris Barker (BING) vs.TJ Calas (SHU), Barker 3-2 (decision)

  • At the end of the first round neither wrestler would score a point.
  • Barker would score the opening point with 1:49 remaining off an escape to take a 1-0 lead.
  • A takedown by Barker at 1:05 would give him a 3-0 edge.
  • Calas would score a point for an escape to cut the Barker lead to 3-1.
  • In the third round Calas would tally his second point with 1:38 left in the third round off a breakaway to cut the Barker lead to 3-2.
  • Barker would win by decision 3-2 to give Binghamton a 21-0 lead.

 

165 Pounds: Brandon Levesque (SHU) vs. Dylan Wood (BING)- Levesque 11-3 (major decision)

  • A takedown by Wood at 1:05 in the first round would give him a 2-0 lead.
  • An escape by Levesque would give him his first points at 45 seconds.
  • Levesque would then score a reversal to go give him a 3-2 lead.
  • An escape by Wood would tie the match up 3-3 with 10 seconds remaining in the second round.
  • An escape by Levesque at 1:45 would give him a 4-3 edge in the second round.
  • Heading into the third round Levesque would hold his 4-3 edge.
  • A takedown by Levesque would give him a 6-3 edge with under a minute left in the round.
  • Levesque would earn four points to take a 10-3 lead with 30 seconds remaining.
  • Levesque would win 11-3 to cut the Binghamton lead to 21-4.

 

174 Pounds: Vincent DePrez (BING) vs. Joe Eiden (SHU) - DePrez 1:48 won by pin

  • DePrez would score the first two points off a takedown at 1:40 to give him a 2-0 lead in the first round.
  • Binghamton leads 27-4.

184 Pounds: Kyle Davis (SHU) vs. Nunzio Crowley (BING) Davis 10-6 (decision)

  • Crowly would score a takedown to take a 2-0 lead with 1:40 remaining in the opening round.
  • Davis would tally an escape at 1:10 to tighten the Crowley lead to 2-1.
  • At the end of the first round Davis would still trail by just one point.
  • A second escape by Davis would tie the match up at 2-2 with 1:14 remaining in the second round.
  • But a big takedown by Crowley would give him a 4-2 lead with 46 seconds remaining.
  • An escape by Davis would earn his third point of the match with 30 second remaining in the second round. 4-3 would be the score heading into the third round.
  • An escape by Crowley would give him a 5-3 lead with 1:36 left in the third round.
  • A pair of takedowns by Davis would score him four points to take a 7-5 lead with 41 seconds remaining in the round.
  • A final takedown would give Davis the 10-6 win and would cut the Binghamton lead to 27-7.

 

197 Pounds: Robert Hetherman (SHU) vs. Alex Melikian (BING)-Melikian 6-4 (decision)

  • Neither wrestler would score a point in the first round to keep the match score 0-0.
  • An escape by Hetherman would score his first point with 1:30 remaining in the second round to give him a 1-0 lead.
  • A point was granted to Hetherman for riding time to give him a 2-0 lead with 30 seconds left in the second round.
  • A takedown by Melikian would tie the match up 2-2 heading into the final round.
  • A second takedown by Melikian with 1:34 remaining would give him a 4-2 lead.
  • An escape by Hetherman would give him a point to cut the lead for Melikian to 4-3.
  • A third takedown by Melikian would give him a 6-3 lead with 10 seconds remaining in the third round.
  • Melikian would win by decision 6-4 and increase Binghamton's lead to 30-7.

 

Heavyweight: Joe Doyle (BING) vs. Dante DelBonis (SHU) – Doyle 13-0 (major decision)

  • Doyle would score a takedown at 2:13 in the opening round to give him a 2-0 lead.
  • Four points would be granted to Doyle for a pair of takedowns to give him a 6-0 edge.
  • At the end of the first round Doyle would be ahead 6-0.
  • Doyle would tally three points off a takedown and an escape to take a 9-0 lead with 1:16 remaining in the second round.
  • An escape by Doyle in the final seconds would give him a 10-0 lead heading into the final round.
  • A riding time point would be granted to Doyle to give him a 11-0 lead.

 

Final Team Points: SHU 7 Binghamton 34