Wrestling Falls At Duke 29-14

Wrestling Falls At Duke 29-14

Wrestling Falls At Duke 29-14

DURHAM, N.C. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team won four matches Saturday night at Duke, but the Blue Devils took bonus points in its six wins to win the dual meet 29-14.

Patrick Skinner got the Pioneers going Saturday, beating Thayer Atkins at 125 7-6. Duke then won the next five matches to take a 23-3 lead, earning three major decisions. Conan Schuster got Sacred Heart back on track in the 174-pound bout, earning a 16-0 tech fall win over Michael Wright to give the Pioneers five points to make the score 23-8. Elliott Antler followed with a 3-1 win at 184 pounds against Dylan Ryan. At 197 pounds, freshman Sasha Oliinyk had a convincing 9-4 win to make the team score 23-14.

"Skinner, Schuster, Antler, and Oliinyk all had solid wins against a tough Duke team tonight," said head coach Andy Lausier. "We need all 10 guys to perform to their level though."

Sacred Heart wrestles at Davidson Sunday at 1 p.m.

125 – Patrick Skinner (SHU) dec. Thayer Atkins (Duke), 7-6                                    Duke 0, Sacred Heart 3

133 – Mitch Finesilver (Duke) tech fall Tim Johnson (SHU), 16-0                          Duke 5, Sacred Heart 3

141 – Evan Botwin (Duke) major dec. Kyle Brady (SHU), 13-0                                Duke 9, Sacred Heart 3

149 – Marcus Cain (Duke) major dec. Brendan Goldup (SHU), 10-2                  Duke 13, Sacred Heart 3

157 – Immanuel Kerr-Brown (Duke) major dec. Casey Mitchell (SHU), 11-3 Duke 17, Sacred Heart 3

165 – Brian Dorsey (Duke) fall John Vrasidos (SHU), 2:53                                      Duke 23, Sacred Heart 3

174 – Conan Schuster (SHU) tech fall Michael Wright (Duke), 16-0                   Duke 23, Sacred Heart 8

184 – Elliot Antler (SHU) dec. Dylan Ryan (Duke), 3-1                                           Duke 23, Sacred Heart 11

197 – Sasha Oliinyk (SHU) dec. Brendan Fowler (Duke), 9-4                              Duke 23, Sacred Heart 14

285 – Brendan Walsh (Duke) fall Dan Hayden (SHU), 3:43                                  Duke 29, Sacred Heart 14