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No. 13 Wrestling Falls To BU, Brown

BOSTON, Jan. 17, 2004 – Springfield College junior Tim O’Donnell (Hudson, N.H.) won his 165-pound match, but the No. 13 Pride fell to host Boston University, 34-6, and Brown University, 26-13, on Saturday.

SC senior Mike McWilliams (Newton, N.J.) also earned a victory as he won his 184-pound division match.

Other winners for the Pride on Saturday included junior Brian Viglione (Chelmsford, Mass.), who won his 174-pound match against Brown, and Michael Gaeta (Manalapan, N.J.), who notched a victory in his 141-pound match against the Bears.

SC is at New England-rival Norwich on Wednesday, January 21, in a 7 p.m. contest.


Boston University 34, Springfield 6
125 - Brett Frimer (BU) dec. Derek McNerney (SC), 11-4 3-0
133 - Mike Galorenzo (BU) def. Peter Marques (SC), 18-6 MD 7-0
141 - Joey Rivera (BU) dec. Michael Gaeta (SC), 5-2 10-0
149 - Justin Blumenthal (BU) def. Ryan Pope (SC), injury default 16-0
157 - Zack Johns (BU) won by forfeit 22-0
165 - Tim O'Donnell (SC) dec. Greg Politi (BU), 4-2 22-3
174 - Warren Haines (BU) dec. Brian Viglione (SC), 4-3 25-3
184 - Mike McWilliams (SC) dec. Brett Scholnick (BU), 3-2 25-6
197 - John DaCruz (BU) def. Tom Medonis (SC), TF 6:30 31-6
HWT - Courtney Howard (BU) dec. Scott Fay (SC), 7-2 34-6


Brown 26, Springfield 13
125 - Greg Pace (B) dec. Derek McNerney (SC), 5-2 3-0
133 - Dan Appello (B) dec. Peter Marques (SC), 11-6 6-0
141 - Michael Gaeta (SC) def. Jordan LaFollette (B), 15-6 MD 6-4
149 - David Dies (B) def. Ryan Pope (SC), 14-3 MD 10-4
157 - David Saadeh (B) def. Jerard Melito (SC), TF 6:54 16-4
165 - Sean Jenkins (B) dec. Tim O'Donnell (SC), 4-2 19-4
174 - Brian Viglione (SC) dec. Adam Santee (B), 3-2 19-7
184 - Nick Ciarcia (B) dec. Mike McWilliams (SC), 10-3, 1:34 23-7
197 - Tom Medonis (SC) won by forfeit 23-13
HWT - Lee Beane (B) dec. Scott Fay (SC), 5-4 26-13
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