Sacred Heat Dropped by Bloomsburg, 41-6

Jan. 5, 2010

BLOOMSBURG, PA (January 5, 2010) – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell to Bloomsburg University, 41-6, at Nelson Field House Tuesday night.  Pioneer wrestlers Anthony Priore and Jonathon Rizzitello each recorded victories.


Priore, a junior from Garwood, NJ, defeated Bryce Busler in overtime, 3-1, in the 157 lb. weight class.  In the 165 lb. weight class, Rizzitello, a sophomore from Paramus, NJ, took down Josh Veltre, 5-3.  For Priore it was his team-leading 11th win of the season.


Sacred Heart returns to the mat for the CAA Duals in Fairfax, VA on January 16.  The Pioneers will take on Binghamton, Hofstra, and host George Mason.


125-James Bak (BU) wins by forfeit

133-Jason Guffey (BU) WTF over Michael Impellizeri, 21-6, 6:24

141-Joe McAuley (BU) WBF over Anthony Ricco, 1:06

149-Josh Roosa (BU) won by forfeit

157-Anthony Priore (SH) dec. Bryce Busler, 3-1, OT

165-Jonathon Rizzitello (SH) dec. Josh Veltre, 5-3

174-Mike Dessino (BU) WBF Michael Hartman, 4:40

184-Nate Graham (BU) WBF Sam Sheppard, 0:45

197-Brian Shaw (BU) dec. Ricky Eichenlaub, 5-3

285-Zac Walsh (BU) dec. Paul Schweighardt, 2-0