Jan. 17, 2010
FAIRFAX, VA (January 16, 2010) – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell to Hofstra, George Mason, and Binghamton at the CAA Duals at George Mason on Saturday. In round one the Pioneers lost to Hofstra 34-13, followed by a 33-16 loss to the host and a 35-7 loss against Binghamton. Red-shirt juniors Pat Feeley (Johnston, RI) and Ricky Eichenlaub (Woodcliffe Lake, NJ) both went 3-0, including a win each by forfeit.
Against Hofstra Eichenlaub won by a major decision against the Pride’s Anthony Tortoa, 11-3, at the 197 lb. weight class. Red-shirt Senior Michael Hartman (Cranston, RI) defeated Jonathon Rothman, 5-2, at 174.
In the third round match against George Mason, Feeley won a 9-1 major decision against Brian Wright at 125. Junior 157-pounder Anthony Priore (Garwood, NJ) a junior heavyweight Paul Schweighardt (Tinton Falls,NJ) also recorded wins against the Patriots.
Feeley and Eichenlaub registered the Pioneers’ only two wins against Binghamton. Feeley defeated Dan Riggi, 10-1, for a major decision, while Eichenlaub took down Matt Berretta, 5-1.
Sacred Heart returns to the mat for its first home match in over two months as Boston University and North Dakota State come to the Pitt Center for a tri-meet starting at 2:00 pm on January 24.
Hofstra 34 Sacred Heart 13
125: Pat Feely (SHU) wins by forf.
133: Jeff Rotella (HU) fall Michael Impellizeri (SHU), 5:19
141: Luke Vaith (HU) wins by forf.
149: Tyler Banks (HU) wins by forf.
157: Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (HU) dec. Anthony Priore (SHU), 11-6
165: P.J. Gillespie (HU) major dec. Jonathon Rizzitello (SHU), 17-6
174: Michael Hartman (SHU) dec. Jonathan Rothman (HU), 5-2
184: Ben Clymer (HU) fall Sam Sheppard (SHU), 1:26
197: Ricky Eichenlaub (SHU) major dec. Anthony Tortora (HU), 11-3
285: Paul Snyder (HU) dec. Paul Schweighardt (SHU), 3-0
George Mason 33 Sacred Heart 16
125: Pat Feeley (SHU) major dec. Brian Wright (Mason), 9-1
133: Zachory Huxford (Mason) fall Michael Impellizeri (SHU), 0:58
141: Denny Herndon (Mason) wins by forf.
149: Brandon Bucher (Mason) wins by forf.
157: Anthony Priore (SHU) dec. Aaron Keeton (Mason), 8-2
165: Ty Knepp (Mason) fall Jonathon Rizzitello (SHU), 5:14
174: Mendbagana Tovuujav (Mason) tech. fall-4 Michael Hartman (SHU), 26-11 (4:44)
184: Andrew Rock (Mason) tech. fall Sam Sheppard (SHU), 17-2 (4:42)
197: Ricky Eichenlaub (SHU) wins by forf.
285: Paul Schweighardt (SHU) dec. Hunter Manspile (Mason), 3-1
Binghamton 35 Sacred Heart 7
125: Pat Feely (SHU) major dec. Dan Riggi (BU), 10-1
133: Robert Slavin (BU) tech. fall Michael Impellizeri (SHU), 16-0 (7:00)
141: Anwar Goeres (BU) wins by forf.
149: Donnie Vinson (BU) wins by forf.
157: Justin Lister (BU) dec. Anthony Priore (SHU), 1-0
165: Matt Kaylor (BU) dec. Jonathon Rizzitello (SHU), 11-5
174: Anthony Esposito (BU) dec. Michael Hartman (SHU), 14-9
184: Nate Schiedel (BU) fall Sam Sheppard (SHU), 0:27
197: Ricky Eichenlaub (SHU) dec. Matt Berretta (BU), 5-1
285: Daniel Bittner (BU) dec. Paul Schweighardt (SHU), 5-2