Feb. 20, 2010
FAIRFIELD, CT (February 20, 2010) - The Sacred Heart University wrestling team closed out the regular season against Rider University in the Williams H. Pitt Center, Saturday evening. The Pioneers fell to the Broncs 47-6 on "Senior Night".
Red-shirt junior Ricky Eichenlaub won at the 197 lb. weight class by pinning sophomore Tyler Smith 1:26 into the match. Red-shirt senior Michael Hartman was pinned by Rider senior Mike Ward 3:43 into their bout at the 184 lb. weight class. Hartman was in the lead 4-2 after two takedowns.
The Pioneers will take part in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship on March 5 and 6 at Rider.
Rider 47, Sacred Heart 6
125 - Ilyass Elmsauri (RU) win by forfeit
133 - Jimmy Kirchner (RU) win by major dec. Anthony Ricco (SHU), 15-2
141 - Matt Bradley (RU) win by pin Michael Impellizeri (SHU) 4:40
149 - Michael Kessler (RU) win by dec. Cory Dunn (SHU) 3-2
157 - Zac Cibula (RU) win by forfeit
165 - Rob Morrison (RU) win by pin Zach Moran (SHU) 1:06
174 - Jim Resnick (RU) win by pin Sam Sheppard (SHU) 1:06
184 - Mike Ward (RU) win by pin Michael Hartman (SHU) 3:43
197 - Ricky Eichenlaub (SHU) win by pin Tyler Smith (RU) 1:26
285 - Ed Bordas (RU) win by dec. Paul Schweighardt (SHU) 9-0