Wrestling Defeats Franklin & Marshall, 19-18

Wrestling Defeats Franklin & Marshall, 19-18

125 Pounds: Jose Diaz (F&M) vs. Ryan Burns (SHU) – Diaz, 11-6

  • Diaz earned the win 11-6
  • Burns scored four in the third round, closing within 8-6
  • Diaz picked up points in the final 30 seconds to secure the win
  • F&M led 3-0 after the first match

133 Pounds: Michael Simonetti (F&M) vs. Anthony Petrillo (SHU) - Petrillo, 15-8

  • Two points for SHU 30 seconds in to the match, but escaped for one point quickly after
  • Petrillo opened a 4-1 lead with a minute left in the opening round, and Petrillo led 4-2 after the first round
  • Simonetti escaped for a point to open the second, closing within 4-3
  • Petrillo took him down for a pair of points and a 6-3 lead, before Simonetti escaped again for a point
  • Petrillo's second takedown of the second round gave him an 8-4 lead, and the round ended with an 8-5 advantage
  • Petrillo earned two more points late in the third round, and picked up the victory
  • The win evened the team score, 3-3

141 Pounds: Wilfredo Gil (F&M) vs. Seth Brown (SHU) - Gil, 11-3

  • Gil scored a takedown a minute into the opening round, the only scoring of the first 
  • Gil earned two points in the opening seconds of the second round for a reversal, building a 4-0 advantage
  • Brown earned points early in the final round, before several takedowns by Gil pushed his lead to 10-3
  • The victory gave F&M a 7-3 lead in the match

149 Pounds: Chris Martorello (F&M) vs. Gerard Daly (SHU) – Daly, 15-6

  • Daly scored a takedown in the first minute, that Martorello escaped from, give Daly yhe 2-1 advantage
  • Daly ended the first round with a takedown and picked up four back points, taking an 8-1 advantage into the last round
  • Daly added two points midway in the second and two more after a Martorello escape, to take a 12-3 advantage into the final round
  • Martorello earned another escape point to open the third round and two more 30 seconds in with a takedown to close within 12-6
  • Daly got a point back with an escape with 60 seconds left in the match and iced the win with four points in the final 20 seconds
  • The victory brought the Pioneers even in the match, 7-7

157 Pounds: Emmett LiCastri (F&M) vs. TJ Calas (SHU) – LiCastri 12-4

  • LiCastri opened with two points in the first seconds of the match
  • Calas answered, before a LiCastri point and trailed 3-2 after the first round
  • LiCastri extended the lead to 4-2 with an early point in the second, and earned two more midway in the period
  • Calas and LiCastri traded early points, before LiCastri earned four late points to earn a 12-4 win
  • The victory put F&M in front 11-7

165 Pounds: Jacob Conners (F&M) vs. Brandon Levesque (SHU) – Levesque PIN (2ndround :08)

  • Levesque recorded a take down in the opening seconds of the match, for an early 2-0 advantage
  • He earned two more control point with 75 seconds left in the period, for a 4-1 lead
  • Levesque pinned Conners with eight seconds left in the second round, giving the Pioneers a 13-11 lead

174 Pounds: Christopher Bolletino (F&M) vs. Will Schmidt (SHU) – Schmidt 6-4

  • Schmidt took a 3-2 lead late in the first round with a spinning takedown and took that advantage into the second round
  • Schmidt added a point, escaping after the open, for 4-2 lead 15 ticks into the second, and held that through the period
  • Bolletino tied the match with a reversal with 15 seconds left, before Schmidt answered with two as the match ended
  • The victory pushed the Pioneers to a 16-11 advantage

184 Pounds: Reid Robilotto (F&M) vs. Kyle Davis (SHU) – Davis 5-3

  • Davis opened with two points for an early lead and he held a 2-1 lead after the first
  • Robilotto drew even after escaping to open the second round and the duo went to the final round, tied 2-2
  • Davis escaped to take a 3-2 lead to open the third, and added two more with a takedown shortly after, for a 5-2 advantage
  • Robilotto drew back within two with just over a minute to wrestle in the third, 5-3
  • Victory gives SHU 19-11 advantage

197 Pounds: Philip Robilotto (F&M) vs. Mark Blokh (SHU) – Robilotto 12-1

  • Robilotto scores two with an early takedown and added five back points with under 30 seconds left in the first round and led 7-0 after the first
  • Robilotto added four points in the second and led 11-0 entering the final round
  • Blokh escaped with 60 seconds left for a point
  • The victory drew F&M within four, 19-15

Heavyweight: Antonio Pelusi (F&M) vs. Dante DelBonis (SHU) – Pelusi, 5-3

  • Pelusi broke through with a minute left in the opening round, with two points
  • DelBonis escaped to make it 2-1, the score at the end of the first 
  • DelBonis evened the match, getting free from the down position to open the second period, 2-2
  • Pelusi went back in front with a point for delay, 3-2
  • A quick takedown by Pelusi gave him a 5-2 edge, before DelBonis escaped to make it 5-3