WORCESTER, Mass. - The Wesleyan University wrestling team went 2-1 in Saturday's quad meet, hosted by WPI, with wins over the Engineers (18-16) and Trinity College (40-5), and a loss to Roger Williams (27-15).
In Saturday's first round action, the Cardinals fell to Roger Williams, 27-15. Isaiah Bellamy '18 picked up the first win for Wesleyan with a fall at 197. Frank Crippen '17 took a 2-1 decision at 133 before Carter Armendarez '18 and Christopher Siracusa '16 claimed back-to-back matches. Armendarez registered an 11-5 decision at 149 and Siracusa earned a 4-1 decision at 157.
Wesleyan edged WPI in the second round, 18-16. Roy Forys '19 picked up a 10-8 decision at 174, Taran Carr '16 claimed a 9-6 decision at 184, Bellamy registered a 3-1 decision at 197 and Devon Carrillo '18 picked up a 9-3 decision at 285. Trailing with two matches remaining, Armendarez and Siracusa registered decisions of 7-3 and 6-3, respectively, to earn the win.
In round three, the Cardinals won big with a 40-5 victory over the Bantams, claiming nine of the 10 matches. Forys, Carr, Bellamy, Carrillo, Dylan Jones '19, Crippen, Shane Ross '19, Armendarez and Siracusa all prevailed over their opponents en route to the commanding win.
The Cardinals return to the mat Saturday, Jan. 23 for the NEWA Dual Championhip hosted by Bridgewater State beginning at 9:30 a.m.
March 25, 2016 Several Cardinals Earn All-NEWA Awards
March 18, 2016 Siracusa, Carr named NWCA Scholar All-Americans
March 11, 2016 Carrillo Competes at NCAA Wrestling Championships
March 10, 2016 Carrillo Prepares for NCAA Wrestling Championships
February 24, 2016 Wrestling Prepares for Northeast Regional Championships
February 22, 2016 Five Cardinals Compete at NEWA Futures Tournament
February 9, 2016 Siracusa Named NEWA Wrestler of the Week
January 30, 2016 Wrestling Defeats Springfield Decisively, 36-8
January 23, 2016 Wrestling Finishes Fourth at NEWA Dual Meet Tournament
January 16, 2016 Wrestling Defeats WPI and Trinity, Falls to Roger Williams