Nov. 19, 2009
HOBOKEN, NJ (November 18, 2009) – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team recorded its first win of the season with a 28-15 defeat of Stevens Tech in non-conference action Wednesday night. Junior Pat Feely (Johnston, RI) got the Pioneers off to a quick start by pinning sophomore 125 pounder Brad Warren 1:33 into the match. For Feely it was his team-leading third win of the season.
Red-shirt senior Cory Dunn (Rutherford, NJ) and red-shirt junior Paul Galipeau (Parsippany, NJ) also won, at 141 and 149, by pinning their opponent. Freshman Anthony Ricco (Stratford, CT) posted a major decision, 16-4, over fellow freshman Ryan Neugebauer at 133.
In the closest match of the night, 157 pound junior Anthony Priore (Garwood, NJ) took a 6-5 decision over Stevens Tech senior Charles Favia. The Pioneers also got a win at 197 from red-shirt junior Brandon Lapp (Castelton, NY).
Sacred Heart takes to the mat again this weekend with a pair of competitions. First on Saturday, the Pioneers head to Ithaca, NY for the Body Bar Invitational followed by a trip to Binghamton, NY for the Sprawl Brawl.
Sacred Heart 28, Stevens Tech 15
125 lbs. – Feely, P (SHU) def. Warren, B (SIT) – Fall (1:33) (6-0 SHU)
133 lbs. – Ricco, A (SHU) def. Neugebauer, R (SIT) – 16-4 Major Decision (10-0 SHU)
141 lbs. – Dunn, Cory (SHU) def. Maselli, F (SIT) – Fall (2:06) (16-0 SHU)
149 lbs. – Galipeau, P (SHU) def. Owens, R (SIT) – Fall (2:59) (22-0 SHU)
157 lbs. – Priore, A (SHU) def. Favia, C. (SIT) – 6-5 Dec. (25-0 SHU)
165 lbs. – Favia, J (SIT) def. Rizzitello, J (SHU) – 8-3 Dec. (25-3 SHU)
174 lbs. – Bishop, B (SIT) def. Hartman, M (SHU) – 10-4 Dec. (25-6 SHU)
184 lbs. – Termini , V (SIT) won by forfeit (25-12 SHU)
197 lbs. – Lapp, B (SHU) def. Guaimano, E – 2-0 Dec. (28-12 SHU)
285 lbs. – Roarty, J (SIT) def. Schwighardt (SHU) – 3-1 Dec. (28-15 SHU)