February 7, 2010

SHU Wrestling Falls to Princeton

Feb. 7, 2010

FAIRFIELD, CT (February 7, 2010) - The Sacred Heart University wrestling team lost to Princeton University, 33-9, at the William H. Pitt Center Sunday afternoon.  Red-shirt junior Ricky Eichenlaub (Woodcliffe, NJ) and sophomore Jonathon Rizzitello (Paramus, NJ) both recorded wins over the Tigers.

 

Rizzitello earned the first win for the Pioneers at the 165 lb. weight class by defeating Princeton senior Mike Alvarez, 8-7.  Eichenlaub won at 197 with a 7-5 win over freshman Charles Fox with a takedown in the final minute of the third period.

 

Heavyweight Paul Schweighardt (Tinton Falls, NJ) won the final match of the day by a score of 8-2 over freshman Bobby Grogan.

 

Sacred Heart hits the mat again in West Point, NY on February 12 as they take on Army and Millersville.

 

Princeton 33, Sacred Heart 9

125 - Garrett Frey (P) win by forfeit

133 - Zach Bintliff (P) win by fall Anthony Ricco (SHU) 1:52

141 - Luis Ramos (P) win by fall Michael Impellizeri (SHU) 4:46

149 - Daniel Kolodzik (P) win by dec. Cory Dunn (SHU) 5-1

157 - Danny Scotton (P) win by dec. Anthony Priore (SHU) 8-6

165 - Jonathon Rizzitello (SHU) win by dec. Mike Alvarez (P) 8-7

174 - Travis Erdman (P) win by dec. Michael Hartman (SHU) 6-2

184 - Kurt Brendel (P) win by fall Sam Sheppard (SHU) 0:58

197 - Ricky Eichenlaub (SHU) win by dec. Charles Fox (P) 7-5

285 - Paul Schweighardt (SHU) win by dec. Bobby Grogan (P) 8-2