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Wrestling Splits Tri-Match With Trinity and Johnson & Wales

Jeremy Burns  Hartford, Conn. - February 4, 2012 - The Springfield College wrestling team split a pair of matches against regional rivals at Trinity College on Saturday afternoon. The No. 10-ranked Springfield College Pride fell to No. 23-ranked Johnson and Wales University, 21-17, before toppling Trinity 32-9 later on in the afternoon.

Trinity drops to 4-12 this season, while Johnson and Wales improves to 15-4 on the season and Springfield moves to 13-3 overall.

Junior Nicholas Camera, wrestling in the 184 weight class for Springfield, recorded two wins on the day, while Joe Grippi picked up a win and a forfeit for the Pride.

*All matches started with 149-weight class and ended with 141-weight class.

Johnson & Wales University 21, Springfield College 17
125- Pronk (J&W) pin vs. Ekpenyong (SC) 4:47
133- J. Grippi (SC) dec. vs. Donaleski (J&W) 7-3
141- Ferendi (J&W) dec. vs. P. Grippi (SC) 5-2
149- Foley (SC) pin vs. Stock (J&W) 4:48
157- Frick (J&W) dec. vs. Biscaha (SC) 8-6 3OT *Unsportmanlike Conduct (SC)
165- Marotti (J&W) dec. vs. Coutoumas (SC) 5-3
174- Prell (J&W) pin vs. Thompson (SC) 2:57
184- Camera (SC) dec. vs. Nelson (J&W) 7-4
197- Case (SC) dec. McNulty (J&W) 6-4
285- Burns (SC) dec. Swift (J&W) 2-0

Springfield 32, Trinity 9 125 – TC forfeits to Tom Casper
133 – TC forfeits to Jesse Sgaglione
141 – TC forfeits to Joe Grippi
149 – Crabtree (TC) dec. Foley (SC) 2-0
157 – Gonzalez (SC) dec. Gerish (TC) 10-3
165 – Coutoumas (SC) dec. Robinson (TC) 9-4
174 – Artigliere (SC) dec. Williams (TC) 14-5
184 – Camera (SC) dec. Muir (TC) 11-4
197 – Hologitas (TC) dec. Burns (SC) 8-7
285 – Vaughn (TC) dec. Gabordi (SC) 5-1

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