No. 13 Wrestling Falls To BU, Brown
Jan. 17, 2004 – Springfield College junior Tim O’Donnell (Hudson, N.H.)
won his 165-pound match, but the No. 13 Pride fell to host Boston University, 34-6, and Brown University, 26-13, on Saturday.
SC senior Mike McWilliams (Newton, N.J.)
also earned a victory as he won his 184-pound division match.
Other winners for the Pride on Saturday included junior Brian Viglione (Chelmsford, Mass.)
, who won his 174-pound match against Brown, and Michael Gaeta (Manalapan, N.J.)
, who notched a victory in his 141-pound match against the Bears.
SC is at New England-rival Norwich on Wednesday, January 21, in a 7 p.m. contest.
Boston University 34, Springfield 6
- Brett Frimer (BU) dec. Derek McNerney (SC), 11-4 3-0
- Mike Galorenzo (BU) def. Peter Marques (SC), 18-6 MD 7-0
- Joey Rivera (BU) dec. Michael Gaeta (SC), 5-2 10-0
- Justin Blumenthal (BU) def. Ryan Pope (SC), injury default 16-0
- Zack Johns (BU) won by forfeit 22-0
- Tim O'Donnell (SC) dec. Greg Politi (BU), 4-2 22-3
- Warren Haines (BU) dec. Brian Viglione (SC), 4-3 25-3
- Mike McWilliams (SC) dec. Brett Scholnick (BU), 3-2 25-6
- John DaCruz (BU) def. Tom Medonis (SC), TF 6:30 31-6
- Courtney Howard (BU) dec. Scott Fay (SC), 7-2 34-6
Brown 26, Springfield 13
- Greg Pace (B) dec. Derek McNerney (SC), 5-2 3-0
- Dan Appello (B) dec. Peter Marques (SC), 11-6 6-0
- Michael Gaeta (SC) def. Jordan LaFollette (B), 15-6 MD 6-4
- David Dies (B) def. Ryan Pope (SC), 14-3 MD 10-4
- David Saadeh (B) def. Jerard Melito (SC), TF 6:54 16-4
- Sean Jenkins (B) dec. Tim O'Donnell (SC), 4-2 19-4
- Brian Viglione (SC) dec. Adam Santee (B), 3-2 19-7
- Nick Ciarcia (B) dec. Mike McWilliams (SC), 10-3, 1:34 23-7
- Tom Medonis (SC) won by forfeit 23-13
- Lee Beane (B) dec. Scott Fay (SC), 5-4 26-13
Head Coach Jason Holder
Jason Holder will enter his second season as head wrestling coach in 2012. Holder had a standout first season at the helm of the Pride, leading Springfield to the NEWA Duals Championship and taking three wrestlers to the NCAA Championships.
Contact Head Coach Jason Holder
| Phone: 413.748.3276