BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team competed this afternoon (Friday January 9, 2009) on day one of the Lycoming (Pa.) College Budd Whitehill Duals. The Yellow Jackets finished 2-1.
In the first match, BW lost to 18th-ranked (National Wrestling Coaches Association) The College of New Jersey, 40-5, and then lost to King's (Pa.) College, 34-6, in round two. The Yellow Jackets then defeated Thiel (Pa.) College in the Challenge Bracket , 25-22.
Against TCNJ and King's in the Championship Bracket, senior 133-pounder Brian Bucher (Ottawa Hills/Avon Lake) recorded a 2-1 mark on the day. Bucher picked up a technical fall victory of 18-2 against Jaishon Scott for the lone Yellow Jacket win against TCNJ. He then earned an 8-6 win versus Anthony Dietrick of King's. Bucher's season record now stands at 18-4. Also against King's, senior 165-pounder Joe Incorvaia (Medina/Highland) won a 5-2 decision against Jerry Robbins.
In the victory versus Thiel (Pa.),the Yellow Jackets trailed 22-0 before winning the final five matches to claim the team win. Incorvaia picked up a major decision win over Devin Todd, 8-0, at 165 pounds to make the score 22-4. Then sophomore Andrew Scavuzzo (Cuyahoga Falls/Woodridge) won by major decision aganst Thiel's Sean Ferguson at 174 pounds to cut the lead to 22-8. Sophomore 184-pounder Korey Leonhard (Kinsman/ Pymatuning Valley) then won by technical fall against Thiel's Jeff Rockenstein, 20-5 (5:00) and BW trailed 22-13. The Jackets then picked up a pair of pins from freshman Ryan Tudor (Pataskala/ Watkins Memorial) and junior Cody Quick (Mt. Vernon) to claim the win. Tudor finished off Mike Nulph in 4:24 at 197 pounds and Quick did the same to Craig Smith in 4:35 at 285 pounds.
BW will be in action tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. for day two at Lycoming.
The Jackets then host OAC-rival Heidelberg College on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Berea. A film crew from ESPN will be on BW's campus from Jan. 11-15 to film junior heavyweight Terence Haynes (Brunswick Hills/Glenville) for a future episode of E60. Read more about Terence's truly amazing story athttp://www.bw.edu/athletics/wr/features/08_09/haynesfeature/
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January 9, 2009; Williamsport, Pa.; Round One
#18 The College of New Jersey � 40, Baldwin Wallace -- 5
125: Dan Franke (T) win by forfeit; 133: Brian Bucher (BW) tech fall Jaishon Scott (18-2, third); 141: Bill Tenpenny (T) dec. Phillip Payne (12-3); 149: Tyler Branham (T) pin Tim Levitsky (2:00); 157: John Dinan (T) maj Scott Haber (11-0); 165: Justin Bopnititis (T) dec. Joe Incorvaia (12-3); 174: Greg Osgoodby (T) dec. Andrew Scavuzzo (7-2); 184: Scott Kelly (T) dec. Korey Leonhard (4-3); 197: Ed Broderick (T) maj. Ryan Tudor (11-0); 285: Kyle Falzone (T) win by forfeit
141: Eric Schubert (BW) dec. Brian Suzzo (10-4)
January 9, 2009; Williamsport, Pa.; Round Two
King�s (Pa.) -- 34, Baldwin Wallace -- 6
125: Mike Tabasco (K) win by forfeit; 133: Brian Bucher (BW) dec. Anthony Dietrick (8-6); 141: Tony Miele (K) dec. Phillip Payne (9-4); 149: Frankie Davis (K) dec. Tim Levitsky (7-2); 157: Taylor Green (K) pin Scott Haber (1:55); 165: Joe Incorvaia (BW) dec. Jerry Robbins (5-2); 174: Mike Reilly (K) dec. Andrew Scavuzzo (3-0; 184:Zach Wilkinson (K) dec. Korel Leonhard (11-3); 197: Kevin Docharty (K) dec. Ryan Tudor (5-2); 285: Chris Rush (K) win by forfeit
MATCH #3: Challenge Bracket
at the Lycoming (Pa.) College Budd Whitehall Duals
on January 9, 2009 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
FINAL SCORE: Baldwin Wallace University -- 25, Thiel (Pa.) College-- 22
125: Robbie Miller (T), won by forfeit; 133: Corey Brown (T) defeated Brian Bucher (BW), 8-6; 141: Mason Stewart (T) pinned Phillip Payne (BW), 2:13; 149: Alec Miller (T) won by major decision over Tim Levitsky (BW), 14-0; 157: Greg Hogan (T) defeated Scott Haber (BW), 9-5; 165: Joe Incorvaia (BW) won by major decision over Devin Todd (T), 8-0; 174: Andrew Scavuzzo (BW) won by major decision over Sean Ferguson(T), 18-5; 184: Korey Leonhard (BW) won by technical fall over Jeff Rockenstein (T), 20-5 (5:00); 197: Ryan Tudor (BW) pinned Mike Nulph (T), 4:24; 285: Cody Quick (BW) pinned Craig Smith (T), 4:35.