Friday, December 7, 2018

Wrestling - Warriors sweep at Thiel Tri-Meet

Image Courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information
GREENVILLE, Pa. – With wins in its first six bouts in each of its dual meets on Friday night, Dec. 7, the Lycoming College wrestling team posted a 42-8 win over Penn State-Behrend and 39-6 victory over Thiel, at the Beeghly Gymnasium.

The pair of wins give head coach Roger Crebs’ 397 in his 26th year at Lycoming, as the Warriors improved to 4-2 this season. Crebs, who was inducted into the West Branch Valley Sports Hall of Fame in November, is 397-135-2 in his career.

Lycoming’s sophomore Shane Casey (125, Catawissa, Pa./Southern Columbia), freshmanSeth Andrus (Mill Hall, Pa./Central Mountain), junior Joe Santomarco (141, Manalapan, N.J./Manalapan), junior Trevor Corl (149, Howard, Pa./Bellefonte Area) and junior Hadyn Swartwood (165, Jersey Shore, Pa./Jersey Shore Area) each won both of their matches, while seven others won a single bout.

Against Behrend (1-5 overall), the Warriors jumped out to a 30-0 lead through the first six bouts, with Santomarco posting a pin of Cole Ruffo in 2:09 and Swartwood pinning Tyler Speraw in 1:30 to highlight the run. After the Lions won the next two bouts, senior 197-pounder Bradley Miccio (Bloomsburg, Pa./Benton) stuck Sam Tubbs in eight seconds and senior 285-pounder Tom Lynd (Woodbury Heights, N.J./St. Augustine Prep) pinned Jake Kelly in 1:59.

Against Thiel (1-1 overall), the Warriors jumped out to a 31-0 lead through the first seven bouts, with Santomarco notching a major decision at 141, 10th-ranked Corl notching a pin of Michael Doeflinger in 1:03 at 149 and freshman Ryan Bohringer (Jackson, N.J./Jackson Memorial) notching a pin of Willie Beverly in 4:12 at 174 highlighting the run. Sixth-ranked senior Garrett Wesneski (Canton, Pa./Canton Area) ended the dual with an 18-2 technical fall of Tyler Brooks at 285 pounds, as Lycoming won nine of the 10 bouts with the Wildcats.

The Warriors get back on the mat on Monday, Dec. 17, when they host the Lycoming Duals at Lamade Gym. The five-round round-robin gets underway at 12 p.m., with the Warriors facing Muhlenberg at 1:30 p.m., Pitt-Bradford at 3 p.m., King’s at 4:30 p.m. and Penn College at 6 p.m.

Lycoming 42, Penn State-Behrend 8
125: Shane Casey (LYCO) over michael binni (PSB) (Dec 6-3)
133: Seth Andrus (LYCO) over (PSB) (For.)
141: Joe Santomarco (LYCO) over cole ruffo (PSB) (Fall 2:09)
149: Trevor Corl (LYCO) over (PSB) (For.)
157: Andres Aguilar (LYCO) over Jacob Ognibene (PSB) (Dec 6-1)
165: Hadyn Swartwood (LYCO) over tyler speraw (PSB) (Fall 1:30)
174: Levko Higgins (PSB) over Christopher Grecco (LYCO) (Dec 10-3)
184: jake paulson (PSB) over Brody Keefe (LYCO) (TF 17-2 6:30)
197: Bradley Miccio (LYCO) over sam tubbs (PSB) (Fall 0:08)
285: Tom Lynd (LYCO) over jake kelly (PSB) (Fall 1:59)

Lycoming 39, Thiel 6
125: Shane Casey (LYCO) over Devyn Giovengo (THIE) (Dec 9-2)
133: Seth Andrus (LYCO) over (THIE) (For.)
141: Joe Santomarco (LYCO) over Lukas McClain (THIE) (MD 14-3)
149: Trevor Corl (LYCO) over Michael Doeflinger (THIE) (Fall 1:03)
157: Josh Haley (LYCO) over Josh Christner (THIE) (Dec 8-1)
165: Hadyn Swartwood (LYCO) over Austin Bonacci (THIE) (Dec 5-2)
174: Ryan Bohringer (LYCO) over Willie Beverly (THIE) (Fall 4:12)
184: Dominic Farabaugh (THIE) over Christian Wachter (LYCO) (Fall 1:49)
197: Travis Ogden (LYCO) over Gage Gladysz (THIE) (Dec 5-4)
285: Garrett Wesneski (LYCO) over Tyler Brooks (THIE) (TF 18-2 4:55)
EX: 133: Eric Hunt (LYCO) over Selom Kalin (Thiel) (Fall 2:27)

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