FAIRFIELD, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Wrestling team picked up a pair of wins this afternoon as SHU defeated Davidson 27-15 and picked up a late win against Cal Baptist 21-17. The Pioneers will return to action on Sunday, Feb. 9 when SHU hosts Bloomsburg. Matches begin at 2:00 p.m.
In the first match the Pioneers took six bout wins as a big win by Brandon Levesque kicked off the Pioneers in the dual as he defeated Noah Satterfield by technical fall 16-1 to put SHU ahead 5-0. SHU built up a 21-0 lead after four straight weight class wins followed which was too much of a gap for Davidson to catch up to. In the second dual matchup with Cal Baptist, the Pioneers had to rally in the final match between Nick Palumbo and Zachary Rowe as Palumbo pulled away by winning by decision 3-1 to give SHU the eventual 21-17 victroy and to leave the Pitt Center with a pair of wins on the day. SHU improves to 6-3 overall on the year with the two wins.
SHU vs. Davidson- FINAL SHU 27, Davidson 15
125: Kyle Randall vs. Cian Fischer- Fischer by decision 6-4, SHU leads 21-6.
133: Anthony Petrillo vs. Kyle Gorant- Gorant by injury default, SHU leads 21-12.
141: Gerard Daly vs. David Loniewski- Daly by decision 7-3, SHU leads 24-12.
149: Nick Palumbo vs. Will Baldwin- Palumbo by decision 6-2, SHU leads 27-12.
157: Will Schmidt vs. Hunter Costa- Costa by decision 8-6, SHU leads 27-15.
165: Brandon Levesque vs. Noah Satterfield- Levesque by Technical Fall 16-1 (4:10), SHU leads 5-0.
174: Joe Accousti vs. Steve Newell- Accousti (2:24) by decision 3-0. SHU leads 8-0.
184: Kyle Davis vs. Gavin Henry- Davis by major decision 13-1. SHU leads 12-0
197: Robert Hetherman vs. Lachlan Rosato- Hetherman by fall SHU leads 18-0.
Heavyweight: Connor Fredericks vs. Mitchell Trigg- Fredricks by minor decision (2-2) SHU leads 21-0.
SHU vs. Cal Baptist FINAL SHU 21, Cal Baptist 17
125: Kyle Randall vs. Dilan Atjun- Atjun by major decision 15-2, SHU leads 15-8.
133: Sean Faraon vs. Christian Nunez- Nunez by pin, SHU leads 15-14.
141: Gerard Daly vs. Lorenzo De La Cruz- Daly by decision 6-2, SHU leads 18-14.
149: Raf Lievano vs. AJ Raya- Raya by decision 5-2, SHU leads 18-17.
157: Nick Palumbo vs. Zachary Rowe- Palumbo by deciscion 3-1, SHU leads 21-17.
165: Brandon Levesque vs. Cole Pruitt- Levesque by fall 8-1, SHU leads 6-0.
174: Joe Accousti vs. Jacob Cooper- Accousti by decision 3-1, SHU leads 9-0.
184: Kyle Davis vs. Garrett Strang- Davis by decision 5-3, SHU leads 12-0.
197: Robert Hetherman vs. Arick Lopez- Hetherman by decision 4-2, SHU leads 15-0.
Heavyweight: Connor Fredericks vs. Zach Schrader- Schrader by major decision 12-4, SHU leads 15-4.