Bears Win Two of Three Matches

Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Sophomore Chris Sullivan won all three matches and the Bears won two of three in a quad meet at Western New England.

Coast Guard battled Johnson & Wales, ranked 11th nationally in the first match of the day, falling 26-19.

Sullivan won by a pin at 157 pounds, Mike Palomba won at 165, Marc Wagner won a 10-2 decision at 184 pounds and Cory Tomasetti recorded a pin at heavyweight to account for the Bears 19 points.

In the second match of the day against Western New England, the Bears fell behind 9-0, dropping the first two matches before winning the final eight matches, three by forfeit for a 43-9 win.

Sullivan at 157 (2:08), Palomba at 165 (1:58) and Dan Fiorvanti at 174 (1:35) registered three straight pins as the Bears put the match away.

Christian Gosch won a 10-1 major decision at 149 and Phil Azzari registered a 9-3 decision at 197 while Adam Wilhelm (141),  Wagner (184) and Kevin Painten (HWT) all won by forfeit for the Bears.

Coast Guard closed out the quad match with a convincing 33-6 win over Norwich.

Earl Roberts won by forfeit at 125, Dominick Summers earned a 6-2 decision at 133, Wilhelm was a 13-4 winner at 141, Gosch won a 12-2 major decision at 149, Sullivan won 7-5 at 157, Fiorvanti registered a major decision at 174, Wagner won by tech fall at 184 and Azzari won 8-2 at 197 for the Bears.

Coast Guard improves to 3-5 in dual meets are the Bears are back in action next Saturday at the New England Duals at Bridgewater State.

Coast Guard vs. Johnson & Wales
125         Jay Albis (JWU) over Earl Roberts (CG) (Fall 1st period) (6-0)
133         Joe Ferinde (JWU) over Dominick Summers (CG) (9-2 Dec) (9-0)
141         Justin Colon (JWU) over Benjamin Crutchfield (CG) (Fall OT) (15-0)
149         Thomas Grippi (JWU) over Matt Vieira (CG) (4-3 Dec) (18-0)
157         Chris Sullivan (CG) over Joey Gaccione (JWU) (Fall 2nd period) (18-6)
165         Mike Palomba (CG) over James Ryan (JWU) (11-6 Dec) (18-9)
174         Michael Gargano (JWU) over Thomas Dalton (CG) (Tech. Fall 2nd period) (23-9)
184         Marc Wagner (CG) over Ryan Schaal (JWU) (10-2 MD) (23-13)
197         Khamri Thomas (JWU) over Phil Azzari (CG) (8-4 Dec) (26-13)
285         Cory Tomasetti (CG) over Jonah Aurelio (JWU) (Fall 2nd period) (26-19)

Western New England vs. Coast Guard
125         Tim McLinden (WNE) over Earl Roberts (CG) (3-2 Dec) (3-0)
133         Austin Sisco (WNE) over Dominick Summers (CG) (Fall 1:06) (9-0)
141         Adam Wilhelm (CG) forfeit (9-6)
149         Christian Gosch (CG) over Anthony Monteiro (WNE) (10-1 MD) (10-9)
157         Chris Sullivan (CG) over Yuri Gulak (WNE) (Fall 2:08) (16-9)
165         Mike Palomba (CG) over Josh Nelson (WNE) (Fall 1:58) (22-9)
174         Daniel Fiorvanti (CG) over Pat Canavan (WNE) (Fall 1:35) (28-9)
184         Marc Wagner (CG) forfeit (34-9)
197         Phil Azzari (CG) over Brian Donovan (WNE) (9-3 Dec) (37-9)
285         Kevin Painten (CG) forfeit (43-9)

Norwich vs. Coast Guard
125         Earl Roberts (CG) forfeit (6-0)
133         Sean Randles (NU) over Dominick Summers (CG) (6-2 Dec) (6-3)
141         Adam Wilhelm (CG) over Zach Morris (NU) (13-4 MD) (10-3)
149         Christian Gosch (CG) over James Duncan (NU) (13-2 MD) (14-3)
157         Christopher Sullivan (CG) over Ben Swanson (NU) (6-5 Dec) (17-3)
165         Michael Palomba (CG) over Zach Gibson (NU) (TF 19-4 6:24) (22-3)
174         Dan Fiorvanti (CG) over Stephen Briganti (NU) (10-3 Dec) (25-3)
184         Marc Wagner (CG) over David Rogers (NU) (TF 17-1 6:44) (30-3)
197         Phil Azzari (CG) over Bryan Giblin (NU) (7-3 Dec) (33-3)
285         Frank Girolamo (NU) over Kevin Painten (CG) (2-1 Dec) (33-6)