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No. 13 Wrestling Falls To No. 5 College Of New Jersey, 28-6

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., February 1, 2004 – Springfield College sophomore Peter Marques (Massapequa, N.Y.) won his 133-pound match, but the No. 13 Pride fell to the No. 5 College of New Jersey, 28-6, on Sunday in Blake Arena.

Marques improved his overall record to 22-12 this winter.

SC senior Mike McWilliams (Newton, N.J.) earned a victory in his 184-pound match as he improved his record to 23-11 this season.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) sophomore Keith Bjorhus won his 285-pound match by way of a pin in a time of 4:10 as the Lions improve to 13-3 this season.

TCNJ junior Nick Vinciguera, nationally ranked No. 7 in the 197-pound division, defeated SC senior Tom Medonis (Wethersfield, Conn.), who is ranked No. 8 nationally at 197 pounds, 3-1.

SC (14-5) is back in action on Saturday, February 7, when it takes on Trinity, Johnson & Wales, and Plymouth State at Trinity.


TCNJ 28, SC 6

125: Brain Dempsey (NJ) def. Justin Friend (S), 6-3
133: Pete Marques (S) def. Niko Vrettos (NJ), 3-2
141: Pat Brady (NJ) def. Michael Gaeta (S), 6-5
149: Dave Icenhower (NJ) def. Brian Hayes (S), 10-6
157: Greg Ilaria (NJ) def. Jerard Melito (S), 9-2
165: Sean Flynn (NJ) maj. Bill Koch (S), 15-5
174: Paul Vaccaro (NJ) def. Brian Viglione (S), 2-1
184: Mike McWilliams (S) def. Ed Redmond (NJ), 3-0
197: Nick Vincigueara (NJ) def. Tom Medonis (S), 3-1
285: Keith Bjorhus (NJ) pin. Jason Leckey (S), 4:10
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