No. 15 Wrestling Falls To Montclair State In Tiebreaker
February 12, 2004 - Springfield College senior Justin Friend (Jefferson, N.H.)
won his 125-pound match, pinning Montclair State’s John DeAngelis in 3:45, but the Pride fell to the Red Hawks on criteria, 24-24. Montclair won the match on the second tiebreaker, posting three pinfall victories to SC’s two.
SC freshman Michael Gaeta (Manalapan, N.J.)
earned a victory in his 141-pound match as he pinned Montclair’s Anthony Iazetta in a time of 5:41.
Other winners for the Pride on Thursday night included junior Brian Hayes (Danbury, Conn.)
, who won his 149-pound match, junior Jerard Melito (Medford, N.Y.)
, who won his 157-pound match by the way of major decision, and sophomore William Koch (Hackettstown, N.J.)
, who captured his 165-pound match with a technical fall at the seven-minute mark.
Montclair State 24-SC 24
* Montclair wins match on tiebreaker criteria, three pinfalls to two
Justin Friend (SC) pin. John DeAngelis (MSU), 3:45
Jonathan Suero (MSU) pin. Peter Marques (SC), 4:34
Michael Gaeta (SC) pin. Anthony Iazetta (MSU), 5:41
Brian Hayes (SC) dec. Mark Kosta (MSU), 12-11
Jerard Melito (SC) maj. Jason Brandt (MSU), 14-6
William Koch (SC) tech. James Ragucci (MSU), 27-10 (7:00)
Jake Beitz (MSU) pin. Andrew Smith (SC), 1:09
Eduard Aliakseyenka dec. Mike McWilliams (SC), 8-4
Dennis Gaul (MSU) dec. Tom Medonis (SC), 13-9
Frank DiPiano (MSU) pin. Jason Leckey (SC), 2:09
Head Coach Jason Holder
Jason Holder will enter his third season as head wrestling coach in 2013. 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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