Wrestling Cruises to 33-8 Win Over Springfield

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

THE BASICS:

Result: Wesleyan 33, Springfield 8
Records:
Wesleyan (4-6); Springfield (6-9)
Location: Springfield, Mass. (Springfield College)
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017
The Lead: The Wesleyan University wrestling team defeated Springfield College on the road Saturday night, 33-8.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • After the Cardinals earned two wins by forfeit at 197 and 285, Ami Daouk '20 won by decision at 125 in a double overtime thriller against Tyler Fitzpatrick to earn a 15-0 advantage in the match.
  • Wesleyan then won three matches in a row at 141, 149 and 157. James Matias '19 won at 141 by a 7-6 decision, Carter Armendarez '18 won by decision at 149, 3-1 OT and Robert Rosenberg '17 claimed his match by decision at 157, 6-3.
  • The Cardinals closed out the dual at 174 and 184. Dominic Pirraglia '18 won by decision at 174, 7-3 and Matt Winchester '18 pinned Steve Burgos at 184 in 4:36.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to the mats Saturday, Feb. 4 and will head to SUNY Oneonta for three dual matches against the Red Dragons, Williams College and Ithaca College. The first match is scheduled for 12 p.m.

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