Bears Win Two of Three at Johnson & Wales

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Earl Roberts picked up three wins as Coast Guard won two of three dual meets at Johnson & Wales.

Coast Guard began the day with a 24-22 win over Norwich.

Roberts started by registering a pin in one minute flat at 125 pounds. Classmate Matthew Vieira also recorded a pin in 2:24 at 149 pounds in the win for the Bears.

Four Bears won by decision as sophomore Tom Porzillo recorded a 7-2 win by decision at 141, junior Steve Kidwell won a 6-5 decision at 157, sophomore Marc Wagner won 6-1 at 184 and freshman Phillip Azzari won 8-7 at 197 pounds in the opening match.

The Bears faced off against host Johnson & Wales, the #1 team in New England and #15 nationally. The Wildcats would beat Coast Guard 46-3.

Roberts again started the match with a win, this time a 9-7 decision, but that would be the only match the Bears would win.

Coast Guard forfeited both the 133 and 141 weight classes and had four wrestlers pinned in the loss to Johnson & Wales.

In the final match of the day, Coast Guard beat Western New England  30-6  and improved to 3-5 in dual matches this season.

Roberts won by forfeit at 125, there were no contest at both 133 and 141.

Vieira won 6-3 at 149 before Kidwell recorded a 7-0 decision at 157.

The Bears picked up a pair of forfeit wins at 165 and 174.

Also recording decisions for the Bears were Wagner 6-5 at 184 and Azzari 7-2 at 197.

Coast Guard is back in action on Sunday when they compete in the New England Dual Championships at Bridgewater State beginning at 10 a.m.

 

Coast Guard Defeated Norwich, 24-22
Wt.                                                                                                                         Score     Running Score
125
 – Earl Roberts (CGA) Win By Fall Daniel Lepacchino (NU)               2:00        6-0

133 – Alex Stewart (NU) Win By Forfeit                                                        -----         6-6
141 – Tom Porzillo (CGA) Dec. Tyrell Carstarphen (NU)                            7-2          9-6
149 – Matthew Viera (CGA) Win By Fall Alex Kwmuntis (NU)                :36          15-6
157 – Steve Kidwell (CGA) Dec. Evan Poole (NU)                                       6-5          18-6
165 – Dave Pinto (NU) Win By Fall Ben Greene (CGA)                              :43          18-12
174 – William Burns (NU) Maj. Dec. Daniel Fiorvanti (CGA)                    15-5        18-16
184 – Marc Wagner (CGA) Dec. Chris Schenk (NU)                                    6-1          21-16
197 – Phillip Azzari (CGA) Dec. Mike Babbin (NU)                                     8-7          24-16
285 – Steven Maldonado (NU) Win By Fall Kevin Painten (CGA)           5:58        24-22

 

Johnson & Wales Defeated Coast Guard, 46-3
Wt.                                                                                                                         Score     Running Score
125
 – Earl Roberts (CGA) Dec. Anthony Donofrio (JWU)                          9-7(OT)  0-3

133 – Nate Colicci (JWU) Win By Forfeit                                                       -----         6-3
141 – Michael Ferinde (JWU) Win By Forfeit                                                -----         12-3
149 – Joseph Gaccione (JWU) Dec. Matthew Vieira (CGA)                       6-2          15-3
157 – Colby Clarke (JWU) Win By Fall Steve Kidwell (CGA)                    1:52        21-3
165 – Stephen Jarrell (JWU) Win By Fall Ben Greene (CGA)                     2:34        27-3
174 – Michael Labell (JWU) Win By Fall Daniel Fiorvanti (CGA)            4:46        33-3
184 – Colin Lenhardt (JWU) Win By Fall Cory Geyer (CGA)                    :19          39-3
197 – Constantine Rissotis (JWU) Maj. Dec. Phillip Azzari                        9-1          43-3
285 – George Madosky (JWU) Dec. Kevin Painten (CGA)                         4-0          46-3

Coast Guard Defeated Western New England, 30-6

Wt.                                                                                                                         Score     Running Score
125
 –  Earl Roberts (CGA) Win By Forfeit                                                     -----         6-0

133 – No Contest                                                                                                -----         6-0
141 – No Contest                                                                                                -----         6-0
149 – Matthew Vieira (CGA) Dec. Sean McAllister (WNE)                        6-3(OT)  9-0
157 – Steve Kidwell (CGA) Dec. Tyler Richard (WNE)                                7-0          12-0
165 – Ben Greene (CGA) Win By Forfeit                                                       -----         18-0
174 – Daniel Fiorvanti (CGA) Win By Forfeit                                               -----         24-0
184 – Marc Wagner (CGA) Dec. Rob Garlick (WNE)                                  6-5          27-0
197 – Phillip Azzari (CGA) Dec. Ben Galica (WNE)                                     7-2          30-0
285 – Jamison Sacco (WNE) Win By Fall Kevin Painten (CGA)               1:40        30-6

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