Wrestling Picks Up Third Straight Win With 18-17 Victory Over Bloomsburg

Wrestling Picks Up Third Straight Win With 18-17 Victory Over Bloomsburg

FAIRFIELD, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Wrestling team picked up its seventh win of the year and third straight victory with an 18-17 win over Bloomsburg this afternoon. The Pioneers return to action on Sunday, Feb. 16 when the Pioneers host Columbia. Matches begin at 2:00 p.m.

SHU vs. Bloomsburg: SHU wins 18-17: Matches started at 165

125: Sean Faraon vs. Christian Gannone- Gannone by major decision 11-1: SHU leads 12-7

  • Gannone got on the board first with a takedown to take a 2-0 lead with 2:01 remaining in the first round.
  • Gannone picked up two more points for a pin to take a 4-0 lead in the second round with 1:25 remaining.
  • Gannone picked up four points for another hold and pin to take a 8-0 lead with :56 remaining in the second round.
  • Gannone picked up one point in the third round to take a 9-0 lead with :50 remaining.
  • Faraon picked up one point for an unsportmanlike call on Bloomsburg to tighten the Gannone lead to 9-1.
  • Gannone upped his lead to 10-1 with :10 remaining in the round.

 

133: Kyle Randall vs. Josh Mason: Mason by pin- Bloomsburg leads 13-12

  • Mason tallied two points for a takedown

 

141: Gerard Daly vs. Marlon Argueta-Diaz- Daly by decision 11-8: SHU leads 15-13 

  • Daly got the scoring started for the Pioneers in the first round with a takedown with 2:05 remaining in the first round.
  • Diaz picked up one point for an escape to tighten the Daly lead to 2-1 with :56 remaining in the round.
  • Daly upped his lead with :30 remaining in the round with a takedown to take a 4-1 lead.
  • Diaz tightened Daly's lead to 4-2 with 1:42 remaining in the round.
  • Daly upped his lead again with another takedown with :45 remaining to take a 6-2 lead.
  • Diaz followed up with an escape to tighten the lead to 6-3.
  • Diaz tightened Daly's lead to 6-5 with a takedown in the remain seconds of the second round.
  • Daly picked up a pair of points with 1:34 remaining to take a 8-5 lead.
  • Diaz with 1:05 left in the round tightened Daly's lead to 8-6 then followed with a takedown to take even the score at 8-8.
  • Daly picked up a point for an early escape to take a 9-8 lead with :20 remaining in the round.
  • Daly tallied another two off a takedown to take an 11-8 lead.

 

149: Nick Palumbo vs. Aaron Coleman- Palumbo by decision 8-4: SHU leads 18-13 

  • Palumbo tallied two points with 2:01 remaining off a takedown to start the first round.
  • Palumbo tallied another takedown in the first round coming with :54 remaining to take a 4-0 lead.
  • Coleman tallied a point off an escape to narrow the Palumbo lead to 4-1.
  • Palumbo tallied another two points for a reversal to give him a 6-3 lead with 1:07 remaining in the third round.
  • Coleman tightened his lead shortly after with an escape to make the score 6-4.
  • Palumbo came back with a takedown of his own to give him an 8-4 lead with :07 remaining in the round.  

 

157: Shaun Williams vs. Alex Carida: Cardia by major decision 11-0- SHU wins 18-17.

  • Carida tallied two points in the first round for a takedown to take 2-0 lead.
  • Carida tallied one point for an escape to take a 3-0 lead in the second round.
  • Carida tallied a point in the third round for a point to take a 4-0 lead with 1:29 remaining in the third round.
  • Carida picked up one point for an escape with :41 remaining in the round to take a 5-0 lead.
  • Carida then tallied two points for a takedown with :19 remaining in the round to take a 7-0 lead.
  • Carida picked up four points on a pair of takedowns to win by major decision 11-0.

 

165: Brandon Levesque vs. Nate Newberry- Levesque by decision 9-2: SHU leads 3-0 

  • Levesque tallied two points early with a takedown with 2:34 left in the first round
  • Newberry took one point for an escape 2:08 remaining.
  • Levesque tallied another four points before the end of the first round with a pair of takedowns to take a 8-1 lead.
  • Newberry tallied one point for an escape to begin the second round.
  • At the end of the second round Levesque retained a 8-2 lead.
  • Levesque added to his lead with an escape to take a 9-2 lead with 1:11 remaining in the third round.

 

174: Joe Accousti vs. Anthony Vetrano: Accousti by decision 3-2: SHU leads 6-0

  • Accousti tallied two points off a takedown with 2:18 remaining in the first round.
  • Accousti racked up the riding time in the first round tallying over 1:51 of riding time.
  • Vetrano did tally a point for an escape in the closing seconds to tighten the Accousti lead to 2-1.
  • Accousti brought his lead back to two points in the second round as he gained a point for an escape to take a 3-1 lead.
  • Vetrano picked up a point for an escape to tighten the Accousti lead to 3-2.

 

184: Kyle Davis vs. #11 Trevor Allard: Davis by decision 7-5: SHU leads 9-0

  • Allard jumped on the board first with a takedown to take a 2-0 lead before Davis broke away with an escape to tighten the Allard lead to 2-1.
  • Allard kicked off the second round with an escape to take a 3-1 lead with 1:34 remaining in the round.
  • Davis ended with second round with a takedown to even the score at 3-3 before the start of the third round.
  • Davis picked up another two points for a takedown with :31 to give him a 5-3 lead.
  • Allard tallied a point later on in the round to tighten the Davis lead to 5-4.
  • Allard picked up one point for riding time to send the match into a one minute overtime
  • Davis picked up two points for a takedown to win the OT round and to win the match 7-5.

 

197: Robert Hetherman vs. Kyle Murphy: Murphy by decision 3-1: SHU leads 9-3

  • Neither side picked up a point in the first round.
  • Murphy picked up one point with an escape with 1:41 remaining in the round.
  • Murphy retained the one point lead after the second round.
  • Hetherman evened the score at 1-1 early in the third round as he picked up a point for an escape with 1:27 remaining in the round.
  • Murphy tallied two points for a takedown with :12 remaining in the round to take a 3-1 lead.

 

Heavyweight: Connor Fredericks vs. Jarrett Walters: Fredericks by decision 6-4 (riding time 2:46): SHU leads 12-3.

  • Walters took a 2-0 lead off a takedown with 1:14 remaining in the first round.
  • Fredericks evened the score up with a takedown with :44 remaining in the first round with the score now 2-2.
  • Fredericks picked up two more points with another takedown to take a 4-2 lead with 1:25 remaining in the second round.
  • Walters tightened with Fredericks lead to 4-3 with an escape with :21 remaining.
  • Walters evened the score up with an escape to make the score 4-4 with :48 remaining in the third round.
  • Fredericks picked up two more points shortly after with a takedown to take a 6-4 lead with :17 remaining in the third round.