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Wrestling loses to Lehigh: Hoffman and Sleigh post wins

Kim Ghahramani, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016

The wrestling team fell to No. 12 Lehigh 33-7 on Nov. 11 at the Leeman-Turner Arena at Grace Hall. Garrett Hoffman ’20 and Tom Sleigh ’18 both earned wins for the Bison. Hoffman earned his first collegiate win at 184 pounds, posting a 7-4 decision. Sleigh‚ who is ranked 15th nationally at...

Wrestling loses season opener

Bri Pomonis, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

The men’s wrestling team kicked off its season on Nov. 6 with a 36-3 loss to No. 1 Oklahoma State at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Field House. The Bison finished last season 12-6 overall and 6-3 against Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA). This put them in third place at the EIWA...

Wrestling takes third at EIWA second year in a row

Kyle Adams, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

  Men’s wrestling earned their second straight third-place finish at the EIWA Championships from March 5-6 in Princeton, N.J. Losing only to Cornell and Lehigh, the Bison tallied six placewinners and five NCAA qualifiers during the weekend, in total scoring 84 points as a team. The Oran...

Smith, Stolfi, Lopez go undefeated, improve Bison to 10-6

Eleanor Hagan, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

    The Orange and Blue hit the road on Feb. 13 to top American 24-16, and then traveled to George Mason where they won 32-12. The next day, the Bison followed up with a devastating 19-18 loss to Penn. At American, Grim Gonzalez ’17 , Tyler Smith ’18, Victor Lopez ’17, Rustin...

Wrestling dominates Sacred Heart with 39-0 shutout

Curt Bliamptis, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

The Bison defeated Sacred Heart with a 39-0 victory to begin a six-match road stretch. The Orange and Blue were in control throughout the match on Feb. 7 and improved to 5-0 all-time against Sacred Heart. The wrestling team won all 10 bouts and tallied six bonus-point victories with a number of st...

Bison wrestling takes down Bloomsburg 44-9 on Senior Day: Greene, Schlitt, Stolfi record pins for wrestling victory

Amy Collins, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2016

The Bison wrestling team dominated Bloomsburg in its match on Jan. 31, coming out on top with a 44-9 win. Tyler Greene ’17, Robert Schlitt ’16, and Joe Stolfi ’16 all recorded pins, pushing Bison morale over the edge on Senior Day. The victory improved the Orange and Blue to an impressive 7-5...

Petrov wins 125-pound title as wrestling finishes seventh

Ally Furbay, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

For the ninth year in a row, the wrestling team, along with competitors from around the country, traveled to Annapolis, Md. to compete in the Navy Classic on Nov. 22. The Bison finished seventh out of 13 teams, but left the tournament with four place-winners in Joe Stolfi ’15, Paul Petrov ’16, Tyler...

Wrestling drops first match of season at No. 14 Pitt

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

November 13, 2014

In its first match of the season, the wrestling team put up a strong fight at No. 14 Pittsburgh on Nov. 8. Joe Stolfi ’15, Paul Petrov ’16, and Tyler Smith ’18 all defeated their opponents on the day. Despite the 22-11 loss, the Orange and Blue started strong with an early 8-3 advantage i...

Orange Defeats Blue

Orange Defeats Blue

Doug Hendry, Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

Orange defeats Blue: Wrestling prepares for winter season With the winter season just around the corner, many new Bison teams are just starting their 2014-15 schedules. One of those teams is the wrestling squad, who just started its season with its annual Intrasquad Match on Oct. 24. “The I...

Wrestling pins a win against Sacred Heart

Colin Kenny, Writer

February 13, 2014

The wrestling team went on the road on Feb. 9 to challenge Army and Sacred Heart in separate matches. After losing 24-11 to Army, the Bison drove to Fairfield, Conn. to dismantle Sacred Heart 36-6, thanks to Tyler Lyster ’15 and Joe Stolfi ’15 closing out the match with back-to-back pins. "Overall,...

Wrestling captures two victories from American and George Mason

Wrestling captures two victories from American and George Mason

Cooper Mead, Senior Writer

February 6, 2014

The wrestling squad went 2-1 this weekend, defeating American at home on Jan. 31 and George Mason on the road on Feb. 2 but falling to No. 13 Virginia to cap off the weekend. “It was a good weekend for our young guys. Our team continues to improve by finding a way to win the close matches,” head coach...

Wrestling pins two wins against Brown and Clarion, falls to Penn

Wrestling pins two wins against Brown and Clarion, falls to Penn

Jonathan Tewodros, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

The wrestling team posted a 2-1 record in its home bouts with Clarion, Brown, and Penn. All three matches were closely contested going into the final heavyweight bouts, with the Orange and Blue coming out victorious against Clarion and Brown on Jan. 18 and losing to Penn on Jan. 19. The Bison...

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