LEWISBURG, PA., January 26 – Two days after the Sacred Heart University wrestling team won their third straight match, Bucknell won nine of 10 matches to snap the Pioneers’ winning streak with a 36-3 victory an Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) match on Sunday.
Bucknell (6-3, 5-1 EIWA) picked up bonus points in six of nine victories. Kyle Davis (184) picked up the lone victory for Sacred Heart (4-3, 2-2 EIWA) with a 5-2 win over Bucknell’s Kyle Indlander. The Bison are 8-0 all-time against Sacred Heart.
The Pioneers had a better outing on Friday night with a 33-16 win over American International College in Springfield. Joseph Eiden (174), Davis (184) and Dante DelBonis (285) picked up pins for Sacred Heart.
Former Ellis Tech start Baltazar Gonzalez earned a victory at 157 for AIC with a pin along with former Montville High star Joel Morth (149), who beat Sacred Heart’s Shaun Williams, 17-4. Former East Catholic wrestler Jacob Marselli (125) lost to Sacred Heart’s Kyle Randall, 13-5.
Sacred Heart returns to the mat with a home doubleheader on Saturday. SHU hosts Davidson at noon and Cal Baptist at 1:30 p.m.
Bucknell 36, Sacred Heart 3
At Lewisburg, Pa.
125: Geo Barzona (B) tech fall Sean Faraon 18-3 (4:28)
133: Darren Miller (B) dec. Anthony Petrillo 10-4
141: David Campbell (B) dec. Raf Lievano 6-4
149: Matthew Kolonia (B) maj. dec. Shaun Williams 10-2
157: Jaden Fisher (B) maj. dec. Will Schmidt 13-1
165: Vincent Andreano (B) fall J.C. Broems 4:30
174: Frankie Guida, Jr. (B) dec. Joe Eiden 10-3
184: Kyle Davis (SH) dec. Kyle Inlander 5-2
197: Drew Phipps (B) maj. dec. Nick Fierro 17-3
285: Eric Chakonis (B) maj. dec. Dante DelBonis 9-1
Records: Sacred Heart 4-3, 2-2 EIWA; Bucknell 6-3, 5-1 EIWA
Sacred Heart 33, AIC 16
At Springfield, MA
125: Kyle Randall (SH) dec. Jacob Marselli, 13-5
133: Anthony Petrillo (SH) forfeit
141: Rafael Lievano (SH) forfeit
149: Joel Morth (AIC) dec. Shaun Williams,17-4
157: Baltazar Gonzalez (AIC) pin Antonio Vaquiz, 1:46
165: Ahmad Sharif (AIC) dec. John Carlo Broems, 10-4
174: Joseph Eiden (SH) pin Jaron Brown, 2:52
184: Kyle Davis (SH) def. Isaiah Collins, DQ
197: Raul Martinez (AIC) dec. Mark Blokh, 11-8
285: Dante DelBonis (SH) pin Alex Britos. 4:49
Note: Sacred Heart deducted 1 point for unsportsmanlike conduct
Records: Sacred Heart 4-2; AIC 0-9