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Wrestlers end regular season with victory
February 24, 2015Tweet
Eight Binghamton University wrestlers recorded wins as the Bearcats wrapped up their regular season with a 32-9 victory at Bloomsburg on Feb. 21.
David White got things started for the Bearcats, controlling his 125-pound match with Jon Haas. White recorded a 20-9 major decision to put Binghamton ahead, 4-0.
In the 141-pound bout, Dylan Caruana posted a takedown in the early action and then collected two more to go up after a period. He finished with a 12-4 major decision over Tanner Cahill, giving Binghamton an 8-3 advantage.
Vincent DePrez jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in his 157-pound contest with Matt Hammerstone. DePrez eventually came away with a 6-1 decision.
Zack Zupan stretched the Binghamton margin with a commanding performance in the 165-pound match. Zupan tallied a pair of takedowns in the first period and controlled the action throughout, taking a 12-4 major decision over Kurt Meske.
In the 174-pound contest, Steve Schneider recorded a 9-3 decision over Auston Hummel. Schneider picked up a reversal and then put together three takedowns to get the victory.
Jack McKeever won the 184-pound match via injury default, pushing Binghamton to the dual win. Caleb Wallace followed with a 10-6 decision over Michael Mirra in the 197-pound bout.
In the heavyweight match, Tyler Deuel continued his dominating string of wrestling to conclude the evening. Deuel collected six near-fall points in the first period on his way to a 20-1 technical fall over Dominic Carfagno. Deuel has now won 11 straight matches.
Binghamton, which beat Bucknell on Feb. 20, finished the regular season with a 9-10 record. It returns to the mat at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships March 6-7. Binghamton will send 10 wrestlers to Lehigh for the event.
Binghamton 32, Bloomsburg 9
125: David White (Bing) maj. dec. Jon Haas (Bloom) 20-9 (Binghamton 4-0)
133: Andy Schutz (Bloom) dec. Joe Nelson (Bing) 11-6 (Binghamton 4-3)
141: Dylan Caruana (Bing) maj. dec. Tanner Cahill (Bloom) 12-4 (Binghamton 8-3)
149: Kevin Laubach (Bloom) pin Nick Tighe (Bing) 2:50 (Bloom 9-8)
157: Vincent DePrez (Bing) dec. Matt Hammerstone (Bloom) 6-1 (Binghamton 11-9)
165: Zack Zupan (Bing) maj. dec. Kurt Meske (Bloom) 12-4 (Binghamton 15-9)
174: Steve Schneider (Bing) dec. Auston Hummel (Bloom) 9-3 (Binghamton 18-9)
184: No. 33 Jack McKeever (Bing) inj. def. Brad Miccio (Bloom) (Binghamton 24-9)
197: Caleb Wallace (Bing) dec. Michael Mirra (Bloom) 10-6 (Binghamton 27-9)
285: No. 22 Tyler Deuel (Bing) tech. fall Dominic Carfagno (Bloom) 20-1 (Binghamton 32-9)