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No. 28 Wrestling Splits in Final Day of the Budd Whitehill Tourney

Blaze Chatham Williamsport, Pa. -- January 16, 2010 -- The Springfield College wrestling team split in its final day of competition at the Budd Whitehill Dual Invitational at Lycoming College this afternoon. The Pride first lost to Ohio Northern University, 29-16; and then later defeated Messiah College, 20-18. With the split, 28th-ranked SC is now 3-2 in duals on the season, and finished 2-2 in this Invitational.

Here are the results of the Ohio Northern match:
Match #3
Ohio Northern 29
Springfield 16


Individual Matches
125 -- Mike Rose (SC) PINNED Louis Piszker (ONU), 6:01
133 -- Jeremy Jones (ONU) DEC Eddie Giron (SC), 7-6
141 -- Blaze Chatham (SC) MAJOR DEC Garret Freeman (ONU), 13-5
149 -- Mick Letcher (ONU) MAJOR DEC Ryan McGilvray (SC), 12-0
157 -- Luke Miller (ONU) PINNED Jon Robertson (SC), 4:58
165 -- Ronnie Thompson (SC) DEC Billy Painter (ONU), 7-5
174 -- Mike Kwiat (ONU) PINNED Mike Fish (SC), 3:43
184 -- Jeremy Burns (SC) DEC Matt Alexander (ONU), 6-4
197 -- Nate Jones (ONU) MAJOR DEC Connor O'Rourke (SC), 12-3
285 -- Justin Southwick (ONU) PINNED Ron Fusco (SC), 1:28

Here are the results of the Messiah match:
Match #4
Springfield 20
Messiah18


Individual Matches
125 -- Mike Rose (SC) PINNED Danny Lethbridge (MES), 4:03
133 -- Joe Grippi (SC) TECH FALL Ryan Snead (MES), 21-6
141 -- Alex DeHart (MES) DEC Blaze Chatham (SC), 2-1
149 -- Logan Putnam (SC) DEC Steve Flathers (SC), 3-1
157 -- Matt Cross (MES) DEC Derek Longo (SC), 4-2
165 -- Trent Zempel (MES) DEC Ronnie Thompson (SC), 4-1
174 -- Tyler LeBlanc (SC) PINNED Dave Jones (MES), 4:22
184 -- Tim Stewart (MES) DEC Jeremy Burns (SC), 9-5
197 -- Travis Ebersole (MES) MAJOR DEC Connor O'Rourke (SC), 9-5
285 -- Zane Bachert (SC) DEC Ron Fusco (SC), 8-1

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