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No. 28 Wrestling Handles SUNY-Oswego, 27-9, in Budd Whitehill Opener; But Falls to No.15 Cortland, 19-12, After Day 1

Eddie Giron Williamsport, Pa. - January 15, 2010 - The Springfield College wrestling team cruised to victory in its opening match of the Budd Whitehill Duals at Lycoming College as it topped SUNY-Oswego, 27-9, on Friday morning. But later in the afternoon, it was No. 15-ranked Cortland defeating the Pride, 19-12.

The Pride, which is currently ranked 28th in the country in the latest Brute-Adidas National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Poll, won seven bouts by decision and one by forfeit en route to the victory over Oswego. After dropping a decision at 141, the Pride rattled off six straight victories, including five by decision, to take complete control of the match.


But in the latter stages of the afternoon, it was Cortland sweeping the last two matches at 197 and heavyweight to score the last seven team points, pushing the Red Dragons to the 19-12 victory.

Match #1
Springfield - 27
Oswego State - 9

Individual Matches
125 - Michael Rose (SC) DEC Paul Slaver (Oswego State ) 8 - 3
133 - Eddie Giron (SC) DEC Omar Santiago (Oswego State ) 11 - 7
141 - Christopher Payne (Oswego State ) DEC Blaze Chatham (SC) 2 - 5
149 - Steve Flathers (SC) DEC Blake Fisher (Oswego State ) 5 - 2
157 - John Archambeau (SC) DEC Nick Rodgers (Oswego State ) 8 - 2
165 - Ronald Thompson (SC) DEC Marc Collins (Oswego State ) 8 - 2
174 - Michael Fish (SC) DEC Gage Banker (Oswego State ) 3 - 1
184 - Jeremy Burns (SC) For Forfeit (Oswego State )
197 - Connor ORourke (SC) DEC Kyle Sheridan (Oswego State ) 2 - 1
285 - Eric Leusch (Oswego State ) FALL Ron Fusco (SC) 5:50

Match #2
Cortland - 19
Springfield - 12

Individual Matches
125 - Michael Rose (SC) DEC Jared Lemke (COR) 11-7
133 - Joseph Grippi (SC) DEC Aljermain Sterling (COR) 2-1
141 - Mark Arcara (COR) DEC Blaze Chatham (SC) 3-2
149 - Stephen Perez (COR) DEC Ryan McGilvray (SC) 3-2
157 - Kevin Sackett (COR) DEC John Archambeau (SC) 3-1
165 - Ronald Thompson (SC) DEC Will Broadfuehrer (COR) 4-2
174 - Mike Ciaburri (COR) DEC Tyler LeBlanc (SC) 6-2
184 - Jeremy Burns (SC) DEC Jared Myhrberg (COR) 4-2
197 - Cark Corpi (COR) DEC Connor O'Rourke (SC) 12-4
285 - Joe Murphy (COR) DEC Ron Fusco (SC) 3-1
Springfied is now 2-1 overall on the season.

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