No. 13 Wrestling Falls To No. 5 College Of New Jersey, 28-6
February 1, 2004 – Springfield College sophomore Peter Marques (Massapequa, N.Y.)
won his 133-pound match, but the No. 13 Pride fell to the No. 5 College of New Jersey, 28-6, on Sunday in Blake Arena.
Marques improved his overall record to 22-12 this winter.
SC senior Mike McWilliams (Newton, N.J.)
earned a victory in his 184-pound match as he improved his record to 23-11 this season.
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) sophomore Keith Bjorhus won his 285-pound match by way of a pin in a time of 4:10 as the Lions improve to 13-3 this season.
TCNJ junior Nick Vinciguera, nationally ranked No. 7 in the 197-pound division, defeated SC senior Tom Medonis (Wethersfield, Conn.)
, who is ranked No. 8 nationally at 197 pounds, 3-1.
SC (14-5) is back in action on Saturday, February 7, when it takes on Trinity, Johnson & Wales, and Plymouth State at Trinity.
TCNJ 28, SC 6
Brain Dempsey (NJ) def. Justin Friend (S), 6-3
Pete Marques (S) def. Niko Vrettos (NJ), 3-2
Pat Brady (NJ) def. Michael Gaeta (S), 6-5
Dave Icenhower (NJ) def. Brian Hayes (S), 10-6
Greg Ilaria (NJ) def. Jerard Melito (S), 9-2
Sean Flynn (NJ) maj. Bill Koch (S), 15-5
Paul Vaccaro (NJ) def. Brian Viglione (S), 2-1
Mike McWilliams (S) def. Ed Redmond (NJ), 3-0
Nick Vincigueara (NJ) def. Tom Medonis (S), 3-1
Keith Bjorhus (NJ) pin. Jason Leckey (S), 4:10
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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