NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard, ranked 18th nationally, split a pair of duals at home as the Bears beat Bridgewater State 52-0 before falling to #17 NYU 19-18.
The Bears are now 8-3 in dual meets on the season.
In the win over Bridgewater State, Kenji Beato at 133 (0:52), JD FitzPatrick at 141 (2:08), Nick Moreno at 165 (2:55), and AJ Aeberli at 174 (2:50) all won by pin.
Paul Detwiler at 184, ranked second nationally, won by tech. fall 16-0 in 2:24 while Parker Brunkala at 125 (10-2) and Jon Wagner at 197 (15-6) won by major decision for the Bears, who also won two matches by forfeit and Patrick Irwin earned a 3-2 decision a heavy weight.
The Bears jumped out to a 9-0 lead over NYU when Brunkala pinned his opponent in just 1:25 and Beato earned a 9-2 decision.
NYU would win the next four matches taking a 13-9 lead.
Aeberli won 5-2 at 174 and Detwiler pinned his opponent in just 57 seconds as the Bears regained the lead 18-13, but the Bears would lose a pair of two point decisions to close out the match.
The Bears close out the dual meet portion of the season when they host archrival Merchant Marine on Wednesday night at 7:00
#18 COAST GUARD 52, BRIDGEWATER STATE 0
125 Parker Brunkala (CGA) major dec. Wilson Gomes, 10-2
133 Kenji Beato (CGA) pinned Andrew Lopez, 0:52
141 JD FitzPatrick (CGA) pinned Christian LaChance, 2:08
149 Marco Dominguez (CGA) won by forfeit
157 Alex Funches (CGA) won by forfeit
165 Nick Moreno (CGA) pinned Fox Maxwell, 2:55
174 AJ Aeberli (CGA) pinned Wilfredo David, 2:50
184 Paul Detwiler (CGA) tech fall Robert Fryar II, 16-0 (2:24)
197 Jon Wagner (CGA) major dec. Daniel MacNeil, 15-6
Hwt Patrick Irwin (CGA) dec. Ryan Higgins, 3-2
#17 NYU 19, #18 COAST GUARD 18
125 Parker Brunkala (CGA) pinned Johnathan Keltz, 1:25
133 Kenji Beato (CGA) dec. Zach Alexander, 9-2
141 Evan Drill (NYU) major dec. Steve Pangelinan, 18-5
149 Sean Lyons (NYU) dec. Matt McGowan, 6-4
157 Dylan Dwyer (NYU) dec. Christian Gosch, 3-2
165 James Murdoch (NYU) dec. Nick Remke, 9-5
174 AJ Aeberli (CGA) dec. Izaake Zuckerman, 5-2
184 Paul Detwiler (CGA) pinned Luke Ratchford, 0:57
197 Jack La Corte (NYU) dec. Jon Wagner, 6-4
Hwt William Ortman (NYU) dec. Patrick Irwin, 4-2