BEREA, OHIO -- The John Carroll University wrestling team defeated Baldwin Wallace University, 24-14, tonight (Tuesday, February 3, 2009) in an Ohio Athletic Conference dual match in the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center in University Heights.
With their win, the Blue Streaks improve to 10-5 overall and 3-2 in the OAC. With its loss, BW is now 2-20 overall and 0-6 in the OAC and next competes this Saturday, Feb. 7 when its hosts the 23rd Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament in the Fieldhouse at the Lou Higgins Recreation Center in Berea. Wrestling begins at 10:00 a.m.
Individually for the Yellow Jackets and against JCU, senior 133-pounder Brian Bucher (Ottawa Hills/ Avon Lake) improved to 19-8 overall and 3-3 in conference matches with a 5-0 win against Greg Stolfer. Junior 141-pounder Eric Schubert (Oberlin) defeated John Carroll's Kevin Nycz, 11-6, and ran his record to 4-13 overall and 2-0 in OAC dual matches. Senior 165-pounder Joe Incorvaia (Medina/ Highland) and sophomore 174-pounder Andrew Scavuzzo (Cuyahoga Falls/ Woodridge) recorded back-to-back major decisions over Sean Gill and Travis Hammer, respectively. Incorvaia won his match by an 11-1 count to improve to 17-11 overall and 4-2 in OAC dual matches. Scavuzzo upped his record to 19-8 overall and 6-0 in OAC dual matches. Scavuzzo's record at 174 pounds now stands at 7-2.
In addition, the BW versus JCU match was taped and will be shown on a delayed basis by SportsTime Ohio (www.sportstimeohio.com) at 12:00 noon and at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at (440) 826-2327 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or Assistant SID Nick Minerd at 440-826-2780 and e-mail email@example.com. To contact Head Coach Rich Fleming, please call him at (440) 826-3258 or e-mail him firstname.lastname@example.org. The athletics FAX can be reached at (440) 826-2192. More information on wrestling may be accessed on the BW athletics page at www.bw.edu/athletics.
Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center; Tuesday, February 3
FINAL SCORE: JOHN CARROLL -- 24, Baldwin Wallace -- 14
125: Elie Naoum (JCU) defeated Jeremy Dombrady, 7-0; 133: Brian Bucher (BW) def. Greg Stolfer (JCU), 5-0; 141: Eric Schubert (BW) def. Kevin Nycz (JCU), 11-6; 149: Dan Mizener (JCU) technical fall over Tim Levitsky (BW), 18-2; 157: Mauricio Gonzalez (JCU) def. Scott Haber (BW), 6-1; 165: Joe Incorvaia (BW) major decicsion over Sean Gill, 11-1; 174: Andrew Scavuzzo (BW) maj. dec. over Travis Hammer (JCU), 11-0; 184:Ben Adams (JCU) def. Korey Leonard (BW), 9-4; 197: Matt Harmon (JCU) maj. dec. over Ryan Tudor (BW), 13-4; 285: Jim Nemunaitis (JCU) pinned Terence Haynes (BW), 2:16.