Nov. 28, 2009
ALBANY, NY (November 28, 2009) – In today’s Northeast Duals, the Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell to the University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania, Appalachian State, and Columbia University. The Pioneers lost to the Cavaliers in the first round, 48-0 and dropped to the Quakers, 46-9. In the fourth round SHU fell to the Mountaineers, 34-9, and then lost to the Lions 41-3.
Against Penn, junior Anthony Priore (Garwood, NJ) beat 157 pound Matt Dragon, 2-0. Priore also registered a win, 2-0, over Appalachian's Travis Puckett and beat Columbia's Matt Dunn, 3-2. Heavyweight junior Paul Schweighardt (Tinton Falls, NJ) earned wins against Penn and Appalachian State. He took down Mountaineer heavyweight Ken Altarac, 4-1, and won against Penn by forfeit.
The Pioneers return to action on Friday December 4 at the Cliff Keen Invitational in Primm, NV.