Taylor Wins Three in Final Dual Meets of Season

BRIDGEWATER, MASS.--(2/11/12)--Sophomore Luke Taylor won all three matches at 165 pounds convincingly as Coast Guard won one of three matches in a quad-meet at Bridgewater State College, the final dual meets of the season.

Coast Guard beat Trinity 22-14 before losing to Rhode Island College 37-5 and Bridgewater State 33-15.

Taylor won a pair of tech falls 17-2 against Trinity and 17-1 against RIC before pinning his opponent in 2:51 vs. Bridgewater State.

In the win over Trinity, freshman Mike Giorgio won 12-4 at 157 pounds, classmate Nolan Salyer won 13-3 at 184 pounds, freshman Mark Howard won a 3-2 decision at heavyweight and Coast Guard's only senior Anthony Signorello pinned his opponent in 5:01.

Taylor accounted for the Bears only points in the loss to RIC while Taylor and Giorgio won a 4-2 decision at 157 and Salyer picked up a forfeit win at 184 pounds in the loss to Bridgewater State.

Coast Guard's top wrestler, Nate Giorgio, the top ranked wrestler in New England at 125 pounds did not compete. The Bears finish 5-16 in dual meets.

The New England Championships are Feb. 25-26 at Wesleyan University.

Coast Guard Academy 22, Trinity 14
157 Michael Giorgio(CGA) maj.dec. Evan Robinson(TC) 4-12
165 Lucas Taylor(CGA) dec. John Williams (TC) 17-2
174 Kyle Muir(TC) dec. Vaughn Gehman (CGA) 4-2
184 Nolan Salyer(CGA) dec. Matthew Boccio (TC) 13-3
197 Petros Hologitas(TC) won by forfeit
Hwt. Mark Howard(CGA) dec. Kyle McGuire (TC) 3-2
125 No Match
133 Anthony Signorello(CGA) pinned Scott Gonzalez(TC) 5:01
141 No Match
149 Thomas Crabtree(TC) dec. John Tabb(CGA)

Rhode Island College 37, Coast Guard Academy 5
157 Geoff Riccio(RIC) dec. John Tabb(CGA) 12-4
165 Lucas Taylor(CGA) tech fall. Jonathan Goulding(RIC) 17-1/4:05
174 Caleb Crump(RIC) pinned Vaughn Gehman 2:16
184 Adam Lynch(RIC) dec. Nolan Salyer 10-4
197 Kyle Humphries(RIC) won by forfeit
Hwt. Brandon Regnault(RIC) pinned Mark Howard(CGA) 2:07
125 Brandon Gauthier(RIC) won by forfeit
133 Patrick Healy(RIC) dec. Anthony Signorello(CGA) 4-3
141 No Match
149 Mike Trasso(RIC) dec. Michael Giorgio(CGA) 6-2

Bridgewater State 33, Coast Guard Academy 15
157 Michael Giorgio(CGA) dec. Matt Stott(BSU) 4-2
165 Lucas Taylor(CGA) pinned JP Geary(BSU) 2:51
174 Gene Deary(BSU) dec. Vaughn Gehman(CGA) 3-1
184 Nolan Salyer(CGA) won by forfeit
197 Andrew Frazer(BSU) won by forfeit
Hwt. Patrick Walsh(BSU) pinned Mark Howard (CGA) 2:48
125 Jonathan Murray (BSU) won by forfeit
133 Ken Francis(BSU) dec. Anthony Signorello(CGA) 7-3
141 Dan Barker(BSU) won by forfeit
149 Sean Fields(BSU) dec. John Tabb(CGA) 11-4