#18 Bears Split Pair at Home

Parker Brunkala
Parker Brunkala

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


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

#18 Bears Split Pair at Home
February 2, 2019 #18 Bears Split Pair at Home