Sullivan Leads Bears at Roger Williams Invitational

Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan

BRISTOL, R.I. – Sophomore Chris Sullivan was one of six Coast Guard placewinners as he finished a team-high second at 157 pounds as the Bears placed sixth of 11 teams at the season-opening Roger Williams Invitational.

Host Roger Williams won the meet with 180 points while the Bears finished with 83.5 points, behind fifth place Ohio Northern (92.5) while outpointing seventh place Wesleyan (79).

Sullivan was second at 157 pounds. He began the day with back-to-back pins winning in 4:55 over Pat McCurdy from Norwich and in just 2:35 over Greg Kabakjian from Messiah. Sullivan then beat Brendan Dent from Cortland 10-3 in the quarterfinals before pinning Carter Merecki from Roger Williams in 2:47 to earn a spot in the championship match. He lost to TJ Herzog of Roger Williams 19-4 in the championship match to finish 4-1 on the day with three pins.

Junior Matt Vieira placed third at 149 pounds posting five wins in six matches including a pin.

Junior Dan Fiorvanti was fifth at 174 pounds while senior Marc Wagner was fifth at 184 for the Bears.  

Fiorvanti was 4-2 in the tournament with two major decisions and a decision on the day while Wagner was also 4-2 as he won three matches by decision for the Bears.

Sophomore Dominick Summers was sixth at 133 pounds, freshman Adam Wilhelm was sixth at 141 pounds. Both Summers and Wilhelm went 3-3 on the day with three wins by decision.

Coast Guard is back in action on November 21st at the Doug Parker Invitational at Springfield College.

 

Roger Williams Invitational Results for Coast Guard
NCAA 125 - Earl Roberts's place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Earl Roberts (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Andrew Roden (SUNY-Cortland) won by decision over Earl Roberts (Coast Guard) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 2 - Earl Roberts (Coast Guard) won by tech fall over Matthew Chun (MIT) (TF 16-0)
Cons. Round 3 - Jacob Forsman (Norwich) won by tech fall over Earl Roberts (Coast Guard) (TF 23-6)

NCAA 133 - Dominick Summers's place is 6th and has scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) won by decision over Ryan Boulton (Ohio Northern) (Dec 9-5)
Quarterfinal - Sean Randles (Norwich) won by decision over Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) won by decision over Andrew Ellis (Worcester Polytechnic) (Dec 6-4)
Cons. Round 5 - Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) won by decision over Dominick Salvatore (Johnson & Wales) (Dec 3-2)
Cons. Semi - Hunter Harris (Messiah) won by fall over Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) (Fall 0:51)
5th Place Match - Sean Randles (Norwich) won by fall over Dominick Summers (Coast Guard) (Fall 1:18)

NCAA 141 - Adam Wilhelm's place is 6th and has scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) won by decision over Lee Cassel (Messiah) (Dec 7-3)
Quarterfinal - Michael Stewart (Johnson & Wales) won by decision over Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) (Dec 6-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) won by decision over Josh Grossnickle (Messiah) (Dec 10-5)
Cons. Round 5 - Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) won by decision over Emanuel Romeo (SUNY-Cortland) (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Semi - Dylan Dolph (Ohio Northern) won by decision over Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) (Dec 5-2)
5th Place Match - Lee Cassel (Messiah) won by decision over Adam Wilhelm (Coast Guard) (Dec 5-0)

NCAA 141 - Nicholas Wittrock's place is unknown and has scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Nicholas Wittrock (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Nicholas Wittrock (Coast Guard) won by decision over Josh Grossnickle (Messiah) (Dec 3-2)
Quarterfinal - Derak Heyman (SUNY-Cortland) won by decision over Nicholas Wittrock (Coast Guard) (Dec 9-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Lee Cassel (Messiah) won by fall over Nicholas Wittrock (Coast Guard) (Fall 3:23)

NCAA 149 - Matthew Vieira's place is 3rd and has scored 14.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) won by decision over Andrew Szilagyi (Bridgewater) (Dec 6-4)
Champ. Round 2 - Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) won by fall over Nick Taylor (Wesleyan (Ct)) (Fall 0:47)
Quarterfinal - Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) won by decision over Jack Nigro (Worcester Polytechnic) (Dec 6-5)
Semifinal - Daniel Downes (Roger Williams Univ.) won by decision over Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) (Dec 6-1)
Cons. Semi - Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) won by decision over Carter Armendarez (Wesleyan (Ct)) (Dec 5-3)
3rd Place Match - Matthew Vieira (Coast Guard) won in overtime over Gavin Nelson (Ohio Northern) (OT 6-5)

NCAA 149 - Colin Johnson's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Colin Johnson (Coast Guard) won by fall over Jake MacMillan (Bridgewater) (Fall 0:40)
Champ. Round 2 - Austin Whitney (SUNY-Cortland) won by major decision over Colin Johnson (Coast Guard) (Maj 12-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Dakota Lewis (Norwich) won by medical forfeit over Colin Johnson (Coast Guard) (MFF)

NCAA 149 - Christian Gosch's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jamiel Stapelton (Johnson & Wales) won by decision over Christian Gosch (Coast Guard) (Dec 7-2)
Cons. Round 1 - Christian Gosch (Coast Guard) won by tech fall over James Matias (Wesleyan (Ct)) (TF 17-1)
Cons. Round 2 - Christian Gosch (Coast Guard) won by decision over Thomas Grippi (Johnson & Wales) (Dec 6-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Christian Gosch (Coast Guard) won by decision over Nick Taylor (Wesleyan (Ct)) (Dec 4-0)
Cons. Round 4 - Thomas Carta (Roger Williams Univ.) won by decision over Christian Gosch (Coast Guard) (Dec 4-1)

NCAA 157 - Christopher Sullivan's place is 2nd and has scored 20.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Christopher Sullivan (Coast Guard) won by fall over Pat McCurdy (Norwich) (Fall 4:55)
Champ. Round 2 - Christopher Sullivan (Coast Guard) won by fall over Greg Kabakjian (Messiah) (Fall 2:35)
Quarterfinal - Christopher Sullivan (Coast Guard) won by decision over Brendan Dent (SUNY-Cortland) (Dec 10-3)
Semifinal - Christopher Sullivan (Coast Guard) won by fall over Carter Merecki (Roger Williams Univ.) (Fall 2:47)
1st Place Match - Ty Herzog (Roger Williams Univ.) won by tech fall over Christopher Sullivan (Coast Guard) (TF 19-4)

NCAA 157 - Nicholas Jabs's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Nicholas Jabs (Coast Guard) won by fall over William Korzeniewski (Messiah) (Fall 1:39)
Champ. Round 2 - Anthony Cote (Bridgewater) won by decision over Nicholas Jabs (Coast Guard) (Dec 19-15)
Cons. Round 2 - Frankie Hernandez (Johnson & Wales) won by fall over Nicholas Jabs (Coast Guard) (Fall 4:21)

NCAA 165 - Thomas Dalton's place is unknown and has scored 1.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Zach Gibson (Norwich) won by major decision over Thomas Dalton (Coast Guard) (Maj 14-6)
Cons. Round 1 - Thomas Dalton (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Thomas Dalton (Coast Guard) won by decision over Anton Libsch (Worcester Polytechnic) (Dec 9-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Thomas Dalton (Coast Guard) won by decision over Constantine Galanis (Worcester Polytechnic) (Dec 9-6)
Cons. Round 4 - Kyler Deeter (Ohio Northern) won by decision over Thomas Dalton (Coast Guard) (Dec 11-4)

NCAA 165 - Holden Takahashi's place is unknown and has scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Larry Cannon (Messiah) won by major decision over Holden Takahashi (Coast Guard) (Maj 18-6)
Cons. Round 1 - Holden Takahashi (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Holden Takahashi (Coast Guard) won by decision over Zachary Marcoulier (Roger Williams Univ.) (Dec 6-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Colin Harty (Bridgewater) won by fall over Holden Takahashi (Coast Guard) (Fall 0:20)

NCAA 174 - Dan Fiorvanti's place is 5th and has scored 13.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) won by major decision over Donte Jones (Norwich) (Maj 9-1)
Quarterfinal - Derek Beitz (Messiah) won by decision over Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Round 4 - Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) won by decision over Max Dole (Ohio Northern) (Dec 12-5)
Cons. Round 5 - Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) won by major decision over Brenden Nunziata (SUNY-Cortland) (Maj 11-3)
Cons. Semi - Taran Carr (Wesleyan (Ct)) won by decision over Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) (Dec 9-7)
5th Place Match - Dan Fiorvanti (Coast Guard) won by forfeit over Peter Hilburn (Roger Williams Univ.) (FF)

NCAA 184 - Marc Wagner's place is 5th and has scored 11.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) won by decision over Rhaine Sziy (Worcester Polytechnic) (Dec 4-2)
Quarterfinal - Joe Albina (Roger Williams Univ.) won by decision over Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) (Dec 4-1)
Cons. Round 4 - Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) won by decision over Dominic Pirraglia (Wesleyan (Ct)) (Dec 4-3)
Cons. Round 5 - Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) won by decision over Victor DeFrance (Messiah) (Dec 8-2)
Cons. Semi - Mike Beckwith (SUNY-Cortland) won by major decision over Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) (Maj 10-1)
5th Place Match - Marc Wagner (Coast Guard) won by medical forfeit over Joe Cataldo (SUNY-Cortland) (MFF)