January 24, 2010

W&L Wrestling Drops Three Matches at McDaniel

WESTMINSTER, Md. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team fell to 1-6 overall and 0-4 in the Centennial Conference as it dropped a trio of matches to conference foes at McDaniel College on Sunday afternoon.

The Generals fell to Stevens by a score of 39-12, dropped a 36-12 decision to 13th-ranked Merchant Marine Academy and were defeated by the host Green Terror, 38-9.

Sophomore 141-pounder Sam Campbell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) and sophomore 157-pounder David Dennis (Sherman, W.Va./Ravenswood) both went 3-0 on the day to lead W&L.

Campbell defeated Stevens’ Kyle Brisson by a score of 11-1, knocked off Garrick Skubon of the Merchant Marines by fall (6:44) and finished with a 5-3 win over McDaniel’s Michael Tancredi.

Dennis started his day with a 3-1 decision over Charles Favia of Stevens, the 10th-ranked 157-pounder in the nation according to D3wrestle.com. He then pinned the ninth-ranked wrestler, USMMA’s Dan Twito (2:20), before finishing with a 6-2 win over Matt Peters of McDaniel.

Other winners for W&L were sophomore 125-pounder Ben Ersing (Beverly, Mass./St. John’s Prep) and junior 165-pounder Keith Jaworski (Clarksville, Md./River Hill), who both went 1-2 overall. Ersing defeated Brad Warren of Stevens by a score of 16-0 and Jaworski produced a 5-1 decision over Tony Vorndran of McDaniel.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it hosts Johns Hopkins for a 2:00 pm dual match.

Stevens (3-5, 1-0 CC) 39, Washington and Lee (1-4, 0-2 CC) 12
125: Ben Ersing (W) tech. fell Brad Warren 16-0 (3:59); [5-0]
133: Ryan Neugebauer (S) won by forfeit; [5-6]
141: Samuel Campbell (W) maj. dec. Kyle Brisson 11-1; [9-6]
149: Ryan Bridge (S) pinned Justin Welch 2:19; [9-12]
157: David Dennis (W) dec. Charles Favia 3-1; [12-12]
165: Joey Favia (S) dec. Keith Jaworski 12-6; [12-15]
174: William Sharkey (S) pinned Eric Veres 2:58; [12-21]
184: Vincent Termini (S) pinned James Williams 3: 32; [12-27]
197: Ernie Guaimano (S) pinned Richard Knack 2:34; [12-33]
HWT: James Roarty (S) won by forfeit. [12-39]

No. 13 Merchant Marine (8-7, 2-0 CC) 36, Washington and Lee (1-5, 0-3 CC) 12
125: Jordan Alfaro (M) dec. Ben Ersing 6-1; [3-0]
133: Ian Nisely (M) won by forfeit; [9-0]
141: Samuel Campbell (W) pinned Garrick Skubon 6:44; [9-6]
149: Martin Bell (M) pinned Justin Welch 3:51 [15-6]
157: David Dennis (W) pinned Dan Twito 2:20; [15-12]
165: Vincent Renaut (M) tech. fell Keith Jaworski 19-3 (7:00); [20-12]
174: Justin Diesel (M) tech. fell Eric Veres 16-0 (6:25); [25-12]
184: Erik Schott (M) maj. de c. James Williams 22-4 (6:28); [30-12]
197: Eric Vincent (M) pinned Richard Knack 1:11; [36-12]
HWT: no match.

McDaniel (6-5, 3-1 CC) 38, Washington and Lee (1-6, 0-4 CC) 9
125: Earl Eppard (M) dec. Ben Ersing 5-2; [3-0]
133: Tommy Goretsas (M) won by forfeit; [9-0]
141: Samuel Campbell (W) dec. Michael Tancredi 5-3; [9-3]
149: Brent Lowe (M) pinned Justin Welch 1:02; [15-3]
157: David Dennis (W) dec. Matt Peters 6-2; [15-6]
165: Keith Jaworski (W) dec. Tony Vorndran 5-1; [15-9]
174: Scott Forrester (M) maj. dec. Eric Veres 13-4; [19-9]
184: Will Yeo (M) pinned James Williams 3:38; [25-9]
197: Joe Camlin (M) pinned Richard Knack 2:38; [31-9]
HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) won by forfeit. [38-9]

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