Posted: Jan 30, 2016
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. ? The Wesleyan University wrestling team hosted its first dual-match of the 2015-16 season Saturday night and defeated Springfield College decisively, 36-8.
- With the win, the Cardinals improved to 8-5 overall this season in dual-matches.
- The 125-pound weight class won the draw as Zachary Murillo '19 claimed a 7-4 decision over Joel Zambrano.
- James Matias '19 increased the Cardinals lead to 6-3 with an 8-6 decision at 141 pounds.
- Wesleyan also earned wins in the 157, 165, 174, 184, 197 and 285-pound weight classes.
- Chris Siracusa '16 claimed a 12-0 major decision at 157.
- Roy Forys '19 earned an 11-3 decision at 165 pounds.
- Taran Carr '19 and Devon Carrillo '18 pinned their opponents in the 174 and 285-pound weight classes, respectively, while Isaiah Bellamy '18 claimed a forfeit at 197.
- Additionally, Dominic Pirraglia '18 won a technical fail at 184 pounds.
- Wesleyan is back in action Saturday, Feb. 6 and will head to Williams for dual-matches against Williams, SUNY-Oneonta and Ithaca College beginning at 12 p.m.
- The Pride return to the mat tomorrow, Jan. 31 and will host TCNJ in a dual-match slated for 12 p.m.