December 31, 2009

SHU Wrestling Competes at Southern Scuffle

Dec. 31, 2009

GREENSBORO, NC - The Sacred Heart University wreslting team competed at the Southern Scuffle, hosted by UNC Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum, on Tuesday and Wednesday.  As a team the Pioneers collected seven points in the 35 team event.

Junior Anthony Priore (Garwood, NJ) won his first three matches in the 149 lb. weight class before falling to Kurt Kinser, 7-1, of Indiana in the quarterfinals.  On Tuesday, Priore registered a 4-3 win over Joseph Grygelko (Minnesota), a 6-2 win against Derek Schreiner (Cornell), and a 5-3 victory over Dan Ganser (Virginia).

Senior Michael Hartman and sophomore Jonathon Rizzitello both lost in the first round on Tuesday.  Hartman fell to Michael Billings (Navy), 14-6, and Rizzitello to Julian Colon (Unattached).

The Pioneers return to action on January 5 at Bloomsburg.