Wrestling Falls To Bucknell

Dante DelBonis (Credit: SHU Athletics)
Dante DelBonis (Credit: SHU Athletics)

The Sacred Heart University wrestling team dropped a 40-0 decision to visiting EIWA foe Bucknell University Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center. The loss drops the Pioneers to 5-3 overall and 1-1 against EIWA opponents, while the Bison improve to 4-6 on the year and 2-3 in EIWA action.

Bucknell used a pin and three technical falls to earn the victory over the Pioneers.

The Pioneers are back in action on Friday, February 1 at 6:00 pm when they host Binghamton as part of the inaugural VolleyBrawl event.

125 Pounds: Jake Campbell (BU) vs.  vs Ryan Burns (SHU) – Campbell; Major Decision, 16-5

  • Campbell started the scoring with a takedown 45 seconds into the first round
  • Burns earned an escape point after a restart midway in the period
  • Campbell earned control with 40 seconds left, to take a 4-1 lead into the second round
  • Campbell earned (stall and reversal) three points early in the second, to build a 7-1 advantage
  • An escape earned a point back for Burns, before Campbell added two late in the set, taking a 9-2 advantage to the final round
  • Burns added a point 30 seconds into the third, which Campbell doubled with a takedown midway through the round
  • Campbell turned that takedown into four back points 30 seconds later, for a 15-3 lead
  • Burns reversed out of that for two late points
  • Bucknell took a 4-0 lead with the victory

133 Pounds: David Campbell (BU) vs. vs Anthony Petrillo (SHU) – Campbell, Decision, 6-1

  • Neither competitor was able to gain advantage in the opening round, which ended 0-0
  • Campbell earned the first point, escaping from the defensive position to open the round and took a 2-0 lead on a stall
  • Petrillo cut the deficit in half with an escape to start the final round
  • Campbell added two points with a takedown with 80 seconds left in the match, for a 4-1 lead
  • A delay call with 40 seconds left, made it 5-1 in favor of Campbell
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  • Bucknell leads 7-0 with the victory

141 Pounds: Joey Gould (BU) vs. Gerard Daly (SHU) – Gould, Decision 2-0

  • The first period was scoreless and Gould earned a point to start the second with an escape
  • Daly started the third in the defensive position, trailing 1-0
  • Gould earned a point for time advantage
  • The win gave Bucknell a 10-0 advantage in the match

149 Pounds: Matt Kolonia (BU) vs. Chris Cornell (SHU) – Kolonia, Technical Fall, 18-2 (3:40)

  • Kolonia took an early 2-0 lead with a takedown, which Cornell escaped from to make the score 2-1
  • A takedown and back points extended the advantage to 8-1 just over a minute into the match
  • An escape point was followed by a Kolonia takedown and the round ended with a 10-2 advantage
  • Kolonia started the second earning an escape point and added two more for a takedown 30 seconds into the set and added four back points for the 17-2 win
  • The technical fall and advantage point gave Bucknell a 15-0 lead in the match

157 Pounds: Zach Hartman (BU) vs. Paul Klee (SHU) – Hartman, Pin (2:32)

  • Hartman started the scoring with a takedown midway in the first period
  • The pin with 32 seconds left in the first gave Bucknell a 21-0 lead

165 Pounds: DJ Hollingshead (BU) vs Brandon Levesque (SHU) – Hollingshead, Decision 10-5

  • Levesque earned two for the take down 45 seconds into the first round
  • Hollingshead evened the score with a reversal
  • Hollingshead escaped to start the second, taking a 3-2 advantage and added two more with 40 seconds left in the round
  • Levesque escaped 22 seconds into the final round to close wo within 5-3
  • Levesque closed within a point after a stall call, before Hollingshead took him to the mat for a 7-4 lead with under a minute to wrestle
  • Levesque escaped from a restart, to make the score 7-5 with under 40 seconds to wrestle
  • Hollingshead sealed the win with a takedown with 12 seconds left
  • The victory gave Bucknell a 24-0 lead

174 Pounds: Nick Stephani (BU) vs. Pat O'Donnell (SHU) – Stephani, Major Decision 16-0 (3:00)

  • Stephani opened the scoring with a takedown 60 seconds into the match and took a 2-0 lead into the second round
  • Stephani escaped and earned a takedown quickly to open the second, which led to four back points for a 9-0 advantage
  • Stephanie added six back points with under a minute to go to end the match
  • The Bison took a 29-0 lead with the victory

184 Pounds: Kyle Inlander (BU) vs. Kyle Davis (SHU) – Inlander, Decision 4-0

  • The first period ended 0-0, and Davis chose to start in the defensive position to start the second
  • Davis was unable to escape during the period as Inlander built 2:00 of riding time
  • Inlander put up the first point, with an escape seconds into the third
  • Inlander took Davis to the mat for two points with five seconds left and added a fourth point for riding time
  • Bucknell took a 33-0 lead with the win

197 Pounds: Drew Phipps (BU) vs. Connor Fredericks (SHU) – Phipps, Major Decision 17-0 (3:14)

  • Phipps earned two for a takedown 10 seconds into the match
  • Phipps added four back points 30 seconds later, for a 6-0 lead
  • He added four more back points, midway in the period and again, with 60 seconds left, to build a 14-0 lead after one round
  • A takedown 16 seconds into the second gave Phipps the victory
  • Bucknell took a 37-0 lead with the win

Heavyweight: Brandon Stokes (BU) vs. vs. Dante DelBonis (SHU) – Stokes, Decision 9-5

  • Stokes earned two points midway in the opening set, with the takedown
  • DelBonis escaped for his first point, with 69 seconds left in the opening round
  • DelBonis took Chakonis to the mat, for two, with 19 seconds left in the round, for a 3-2 advantage
  • Stokies retook the lead with back points, 4-3, 30 seconds into the second
  • DelBonis tied it after a stall point, and took a 5-4 lead with 65 seconds remaining in the second, with an escape point
  • A Stokes takedown with 17 seconds left in the set gave him a 6-5 advantage entering the final period
  • DelBonis eliminated a potential riding-time point before Stokes escaped to take a 7-5 advantage
  • Stokes added two points in the final seconds, for a 9-5 win