No. 13 Wrestling Drops Pair To Johnson & Wales, Trinity
, - February 7 - Springfield College junior Tom Medonis (Wethersfield, Conn.)
won two bouts but the No. 13 Pride dropped a pair of matches to Johnson and Wales and host Trinity College, Saturday. Johnson and Wales bested Springfield, 24-21, while Trinity won 19-18.
Medonis, the eighth-ranked 197-pounder in Division III, improved his record to 33-6 this winter with his two victories.
Johnson & Wales 21, Springfield 21
149-SC-Brian Hayes dec. Chris Wells, 5-2
157-JW-Joe Boucher pin. Scott Faivre, 2:49
165-SC-Bill Koch dec. Kevin Boyes, 11-5
174-JW-Tim Ruberg pin. Andre Lee, 6:59
184-JW-Ryan Lenhardt dec. Mike McWilliams, 10-3
197-SC-Tom Medonis pin. DJ Ernst, 4:28
285-SC- Jason Leckey dec. Guitler Raphael, 1-0
125 - JW-Ryan Strobel dec. Derek McNerney, 12-8
133-JW-Anthony Marques dec. Peter Marques, 10-8
141-SC- Mike Gaeta inj. def. Vinny Lauria
* Johnson & Wales wins on sixth criteria - most near-fall points.
Trinity 19, Springfield 17
149-SC- Brian Hayes dec. Matt Weisz, 13-11
157-SC- Jerard Melito dec. Eric Viani, 10-6
165-TC- Wes Connell maj. Bill Koch, 9-0
174-TC- David Bucco dec. Andre Lee, 10-5
184-SC- Mike McWilliams dec. Oded Carmi, 6-2
197-SC- Tom Medonis maj. Michael Doros, 16-6
285-TC- Michael Blair dec. Jason Leckey, 13-10
125-SC – Justin Friend tech. Warren Wong, 18-3 (8:00)
133-TC- Will Moyet pin. Peter Marques, 1:53
141-TC- Mark Foresi dec. Michael Gaeta, 12-10 (ot)
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.
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