COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team split a pair of Centennial Conference matches on Saturday afternoon at Ursinus College. The Generals defeated Muhlenberg, 43-6, but fell to the home-standing Bears by a score of 51-0.
W&L (2-13, 2-6) picked up five forfeit wins and won three of the fourth contested matches in the victory over the Mules. First-year Adam Davis (Stuarts Draft, Va. / Stuarts Draft) logged a win by fall (2:42) over Patrick Fruehling at 133 pounds and first-year Tyler Kaelin (Crestwood, Ky. / Oldham County) notched an 11-2 major decision over Che Chengsupanimit at 141 pounds. Sophomore Matt Howell (Jacksonville, Fla. / Bolles School) also won his match by decision, knocking off Matthew Goldstein at 149 pounds for a 13-0 lead.
The Generals then notched forfeit wins at 157, 165, 174, 184 and 197, before first-year Grant Cokeley (Charleston, W.Va. / George Washington) fell to Chris Galletta by fall (4:59) in the 285-pound weight class.
Cokeley's match at 285 pounds proved to be the closest in the loss to Ursinus as he dropped a 9-5 decision to Robert Scaramuzza.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it competes in the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Johns Hopkins beginning at 10:00 am.
Washington and Lee 43, Muhlenberg 6
125- Double forfeit
133- Adam Davis (W&L) pinned Patrick Fruehling, 2:42 (6-0)
141- Tyler Kaelin (W&L) maj dec Che Chengsupanimit, 11-2 (10-0)
149- Matt Howell (W&L) dec. Matthew Goldstein, 5-3 (13-0)
157- Josh Weldon (W&L) forfeit, (19-0)
165- Zac Richey (W&L) forfeit, (25-0)
174- Ron Tassoni (W&L) forfeit, (31-0)
184- Morgan Moskai (W&L) forfeit, (37-0)
197- Connor Smithson (W&L) forfeit, (43-0)
285- Chris Galletta (MUHL) pinned Grant Cokeley, 4:59 (43-6)
Ursinus 51, Washington and Lee 0
125- Chris Donaldson (UC) forfeit, (6-0)
133- Danny Ventura (UC) pinned Adam Davis, 0:16 (12-0)
141- Elisha Gaylor (UC) tech fall Tyler Kaelin, 15-0 5:15 (17-0)
149 - Curtis Watkins (UC) pinned Conor Duffey, 1:05 (23-0)
157- Richard Jasinski (UC) pinned Daniel Igel, 4:58 (29-0)
165- Gnoleba Seri (UC) maj dec Zac Richey, 18-10 (33-0)
174- Michael Williams (UC) dec. Ron Tassoni, 15-9 (36-0)
184- Daniel Manganaro (UC) pinned Morgan Moskal, 6:17 (42-0)
197- Christian Psomas (UC) pinned Connor Smithson, 0:31 (48-0)
285- Robert Scaramuzza (UC) dec. Grant Cokeley, 9-5 (51-0)