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MATCH-BY-MATCH SUMMARY OF 2014-15 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WRESTLING SEASON

Final dual-match record: 8-11

ROGER WILLIAMS INVITATIONAL -- 5th of 12 teams - 11/15/14 at Bristol, R.I.
TEAM SCORING: Messiah 178.5, Johnson & Wales  165, Roger Williams  155.5, Ohio Northern  140, Wesleyan  97, SUNY-Cortland  91.5, Coast Guard   87.5, Norwich  50, Bridgewater St.  32.5, WPI  23.5, Mt. St. Vincent  14.5, MIT  4.5.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 133 - Frank Crippen (2-2, DNP); James Hamilton (1-2, DNP).  141 - Matt Pelton (3-1, 4th); Dan Lemieux  (0-2, DNP). 149 - Ed Pierce  (3-2, DNP); Zach Larabee  (1-2, DNP); Robert Rosenberg (0-2, DNP). 157 - Chris Siracusa  (3-2, 5th); Mike Baratz (2-2, DNP); Carter Armendarez  (2-2, DNP); Zach Bloom  (2-2, DNP).  165 - Taran Carr (5-2, 4th); Joe Koshakow  (2-2, DNP); Keonmin Hwang (1-2, DNP); Matt Winchester  (1-2, DNP). 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (3-2, 4th). 184 - Simon Levin  (3-2, DNP); Dominic Pirraglia  (3-2, DNP). 197 - Isaiah Bellamy (4-1, 2nd). Hwt - Thor Lichtenstein  (1-2, DNP); Joe Bongo  (1-1, DNP).
Link to complete individual brackets of RWU Invitational

DOUG PARKER INVITATIONAL -- 7th of 18 teams - 11/22/14 at Springfield, Mass. (Springfield College)
TEAM SCORING: Roger Williams  164.5, Williams  134, Stevens Tech  116, RIC  111.5, Coast Guard  111, Springfield  105, Wesleyan  90, Plymouth St.  60, AIC  53.5, Centenary  53.5, East Stroudsburg  46.5, Bridgewater St.  43, WNEU  37, Johns Hopkins  and Trinity  31, Springfield Tech  25.5, Daniel Webster  9.5, MIT  7.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 133 - Frank Crippen (4-2, DNP); James Hamilton (3-2, DNP).  141 - Matt Pelton (3-2, DNP); Dan Lemieux  (1-2, DNP). 149 - Ed Pierce  (7-2, 4th); Zach Larabee  (1-2, DNP); Robert Rosenberg (1-2, DNP). 157 - Chris Siracusa  (3-3, 6th); Carter Armendarez  (3-2, DNP); Zach Bloom  (1-2, DNP).  165 - Taran Carr (2-2, DNP); Joe Koshakow  (3-2, DNP); Keonmin Hwang (1-2, DNP); 184 - Simon Levin  (5-2, 5th); Dominic Pirraglia  (1-2, DNP). 197 - Isaiah Bellamy (3-1, 2nd). Hwt - Thor Lichtenstein  (1-2, DNP).
Link to complete individual brackets of Doug Parker Invitational

RIT INVITATIONAL -- 3rd of 10 teams - 12/6/14 at Rochester, N.Y.
TEAM SCORING: John Carroll  138, Oneonta St.  130, Wesleyan  122.5, RIT  120.5, WPI  108, Oswego St.  95, Thiel  70, Case Western  57, Scranton  22.5, Alfred St.  21.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 133 - Frank Crippen (3-0, 1st); James Hamilton (1-1, 6th).  141 - Matt Pelton (3-2, 5th); Dan Lemieux  (1-2, DNP). 149 - Ed Pierce  (3-2, 5th); Zach Larabee  (2-2, DNP); Robert Rosenberg (2-2, DNP). 157 - Chris Siracusa  (3-2, DNP); Carter Armendarez  (3-2, DNP); Mike Baratz  (2-2, DNP); Zach Bloom  (0-2, DNP).  165 - Taran Carr (3-2, 5th); Joe Koshakow  (2-2, DNP); Keonmin Hwang (0-2, DNP); Matt Winchester  (0-2, DNP).  174 - Ryan Sblendorio (2-2, 4th).  184 - Simon Levin  (3-2, 4th); Dominic Pirraglia  (3-2, 5th).  197 - Isaiah Bellamy (3-1, 2nd).  Hwt - John San Filippo  (2-1, 6th); Thor Lichtenstein  (2-1, DNP); Joe Bongo  (0-2, DNP).
Link to complete individual brackets of RIT Invitational

BUD WHITEHILL NATIONAL DUALS at Lycoming College - 10th of 16 teams - 1/9-10/15 in Williamsport, Pa.
Cortland St.  22, Wesleyan  19
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Paul Fields, 8-2; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Adrian Berry, 8-5; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Greg Chery, 9-0; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Brendan Dent, 7-2; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Colin Barber, 4-0; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Joe Caltado, 8-3; 184 - Simon Levin, won by fall over Brian Bulger, 2:03; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, lost to Joe Giaramita by fall, 4:52; Hwt - John San Filippo, lost to Lance Moore, 10-1.
Messiah  49, Wesleyan  0
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Lucas Malmberg, 5-2; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Kaleb Loht by fall, 0:27; 149 - Ed Pierce, lost to Chris Williamson, 13-3; 157 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Larry Cannon, 3-1 (SV1); 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Derek Beitz by fall, 4:21; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Josh Thomson by fall, 1:12; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Ben Swarr, 6-1; 197 - lost by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit.
Wesleyan  40, Alfred St.  9
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Ryan Thierman, 8-4; 141 - DJ Lemieux, won by forfeit; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Brian Carr by fall, 0:46; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Kevin Thayer, 14-4; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to George Vanvalen, 7-1; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Joshua Lord by fall, 2:34; 184 - Simon Levin, won by forfeit; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, def. Juan Nunez by fall, 2:53; Hwt - John San Filippo, def. Anthony Osman, 5-1.
Wesleyan  36, SUNY Oswego  12
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Kevin Ramkishun by fall, 2:45; 141 - DJ Lemieux, def. Quamaine Thomas, 7-3; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Mark Milisci, 9-0; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Tyler Silverthorn, 3-1; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, def. Tim Scalisi, 3-1; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Sean Maloney by tech fall, 17-1; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Scott Bova by fall, 5:12; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, lost to Joe Gorsuch by fall, 6:53; Hwt - John San Filippo, def. Dillon Hudson by fall, 3:37.
Ohio Northern  23, Wesleyan  22
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Cole Cochran, 4-3; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Dylan Dolph, 7-2; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Evan Morgan, 10-2; 157 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Steven Feucht, 5-0; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Kyler Deeter by fall, 2:06; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Alex Blair by fall, 0:49; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Max Dole by fall, 2:05; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, def. Dillon Brancheau, 8-6; Hwt - John San Filippo, lost to Cody Lovejoy, 12-0.
NOTE - Match score was 22-22 but Ohio Northern gets win and claims 9th place on points criteria in six matches that were decisions (35-24 for ONU)

Wesleyan  51, Daniel Webster  0 - 1/17/15 at Bristol, R.I.  (Roger Williams)
141 - DJ Lemieux, def. Ryan Coppola by fall, 2:53; 149 - Ed Pierce, won by forfeit; 157 - Zach Bloom, def. Marcus Jacobo by fall, 1:54; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, won by forfeit; 174 - Taran Carr, won by forfeit; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Emilio Eldakkache by fall, 2:22; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, def. Maro Fakhory, 5-1; Hwt - Joe Bongo, won by forfeit; 125 - double forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, won by forfeit.

Wesleyan  22, WPI  15 - 1/17/15 at Bristol, R.I.  (Roger Williams)
141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Jack Nigro, 7-2; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Tyler Tilbe, 4-3; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Torin Zonfrelli, 3-2; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Tanner Burke, 2-0; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Justin Marsh, 3-2; 184 - Joseph Kosakow, def. Lucas Muntz by fall, 4:40; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, def. Ted Kostopoulos, 9-3; Hwt - Simon Levin, def. Logan Mendelson, 12-2; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Brian Amato, 5-3.

Roger Williams  30, Wesleyan  15 - 1/17/15 at Bristol, R.I.  (Roger Williams)
141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Carter Merecki, 5-3; 149 - Robert Rosenberg, lost to Daniel Downes, 13-3; 157 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Tyler Herzog, 6-4; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Francisco Colom, 20-8; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Dan Ressler, 12-4; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Alec Golner by fall, 5:30; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, lost to Jake Genereux by fall, 3:40; Hwt - Joe Bongo, def. Jake Kruger by fall, 1:23; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Dan Roger, 5-3.

NEWA DUALS at Springfield - 7th of 15 teams - 1/25/15 in Springfield, Mass.
Wesleyan 23, Western New England  18
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Austin Cicso, 5-1; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Will Travakkol, 7-2; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Sean McAllister by tech fall, 15-0; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Frankie Weir, 7-2; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, def. James Black, 2-1; 174 - Joe Koshokow, won by forfeit; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Andrew Cole, 5-3; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, lost to Brian Donovan by fall, 6:18; Hwt - Joe Bongo, lost to Ken Vollaro, 5-0.
Johnson & Wales  34, Wesleyan  12
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. DJ Tirelli, 4-1; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Mike Ferinde, 13-5; 149 - Ed Pierce, lost to Joey Gaccione by fall, :58; 157 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Andrew Stock, 6-3; 165 - Carter Armanderez, lost to Sean Prell, 6-4; 174 - Joe Koshokow, def. Kenny Dougherty, 6-5; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Mike LaBell by fall, 4:17; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Mike Anderson by fall, :37; Hwt - lost by forfeit.
Williams  28, Wesleyan  13
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Daniel Evangelakos, 7-3; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Gabriel Corrochano, 7-1; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Jake Savoca, 10-2; 157 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Jorge Lopez, 11-2; 165 - Carter Armanderez, lost to Tim Garripoli by tech fall, 16-0; 174 - Joe Koshokow, def. Kyle Gaffney, 7-6; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Christopher Chorzepa, 14-1; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, won by forfeit; Hwt - Joe Bongo, lost to Ben Wertz, 9-2.
Wesleyan  22, WPI  15
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Brian Amato, 11-1; 141 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Jack Nigro, 7-0; 149 - Ed Pierce, lost to Tyler Tilbe, 9-7; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Torin Zonfrelli, 8-6; 165 - Carter Armanderez, def. Andy Tanner, 11-4; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Justin Marsh, 7-6; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Lucas Muntz, 9-3; 197 - Dominic Pirraglia, def. Joe Pizzuto by fall, 0:16; Hwt - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Logan Mendelson, 6-0.

Springfield  25, Wesleyan  12 - 1/30/15 at Springfield, Mass.
174 - Joe Koshokow, lost to Will Henson, 13-5; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Devin Hurst, 7-3; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Hunter Ayen, 6-2; Hwt - John San Filippo, lost to Jake Benedict, 6-5; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Derek Adams, 6-2; 141 - James Hamilton, def. David Colvin, 7-4; 149 - Robert Rosenberg, lost to Zach Joseph by medical forfeit; 157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Geovanni Medina, 4-2; 165 - Carter Armendarez, lost to Dylan Foley, 9-4.

Williams  22, Wesleyan  20 - 2/7/15 at Middletown, Conn.
174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Martin Strenk by fall, 1:57; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Chris Chorzepa, 5-4; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Anthony Brooks, 7-5; Hwt - John San Filippo, def. Ben Wertz, 5-3; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Dan Evangelakos, 7-1; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Jake Savoca, 14-6; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Gabriel Corrochano by tech fall, 4:52 (19-2); 157 - Carter Armendarez, lost to Jorge Lopez by fall, 1:22; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Tim Garripoli, 3-0.

Southern Maine  24, Wesleyan  23 - 2/7/15 at Middletown, Conn.
174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Aaron Weiss by tech fall, 4:03; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Jonathan Deupree, 5-1; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, lost to Sean Fagan, 5-4; Hwt - John San Filippo, lost to Mike Frey, 5-3; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, won by forfeit; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. Brandon Curtis by fall, 6:44; 149 - Ed Pierce, lost to Daniel DelGalla, 17-4; 157 - Carter Armendarez, lost to Carl Luth by tech fall, 4:29; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, def. Zachary Stevens by fall, 2:29.

SUNY Oneonta  27, Wesleyan  18 - 2/7/15 at Middletown, Conn.
174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Andrew Werther, 4-0; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Anthony Marino by fall, 0:52; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Timothy Flower by fall, 2:11; Hwt - Dominic Pirraglia, lost to James Bethel by fall, 0:46; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Sean Hanson, 10-5; 141 - James Hamilton, lost to Matt Marino, 12-10; 149 - Ed Pierce, def. Nicholas Heck, 11-4; 157 - Carter Armendarez, lost to Evan Wallace by fall, 2:20; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Mitchell Fisher, 3-1.

Wesleyan  33, SUNY Oswego  12 - 2/15/15 at Middletown, Conn.
157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Sam Cullen, 11-3; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, won by forfeit; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Sean Maloney by fall, 6:59; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Scott Bova, 9-2; 197 - Dominic Pirragia, won by forfeit; Hwt - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Dillion Hudson by tech fall, 5:40 (20-3); 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Simon Greebel, 7-1; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. David Almaviva, 9-2; 149 - Zach Larabee, lost to Benjamin Lewis, 9-6.

Wesleyan  33, Hunter  14 - 2/15/15 at Middletown, Conn.
157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Nick Wilkie, 10-2; 165 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Jesse Bader, 13-1; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Maksimilian Garkusha by fall, 0:33; 184 - Simon Levin, won by forfeit; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Dennis Melendez by fall, 1:46; Hwt - Joe Bongo, lost to Patryk Kopczynski, 14-0; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Stephen Drew, 4-3; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. David Naupari by tech fall, 7:00  (17-2); 149 - Robert Rosenberg, def. Narankhuu Ganbaatar, 4-0.

Johnson & Wales  25, Wesleyan  15 - 2/15/15 at Middletown, Conn.
157 - Chris Siracusa, def. Desmond Towns, 4-0; 165 - Carter Armendarez, lost to Sean Prell, 9-5; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Dae'Sean Brown, 6-5; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Kenny Dougherty, 7-2; 197 - Isaiah Bellamy, def. Andrew Cavanna, 3-1; Hwt - lost by forfeit; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to DJ Tirelli, 6-5; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Jao Vicente, 13-4; 149 - Robert Rosenberg, def. Joey Gaccione by default.

NEWA FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS - 4th of 12 teams - 2/22/15 at Bristol, R.I. (Roger Williams)
TEAM SCORING:  Roger Williams  165.5, JWU  148, Springfield  100.5, Coast Guard  99, Wesleyan  72, Norwich  56, Springfield  38, Williams  34, WPI  22, RIC  21, WNE  3, Bridgewater St.  1, Daniel Webster  0.
INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 149 - Zach Larabee (0-2, DNP); Rob Rosenberg (2-2, DNP).  157 - Zach Bloom  (2-2, DNP). 165 - Keonmin Hwang  (3-2, DNP); Carter Armendarez  (2-2, DNP); Matt Winchester (1-2, DNP).  174 - Taran Carr  (4-0, 1st of 12); Joe Koshakow (4-1, 3rd of 12). 184 - Dominic Pirraglia  (3-2, 4th of 12).  Hwt - Joe Bongo  (0-2, DNP).

NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS -- 11th of 18 teams - 2/28-3/1/15 at Bristol, R.I. (Roger Williams)
TEAM SCORING: Ithaca 128.5, Johnson & Wales  106, Williams  101, Courtland St. & Roger Williams  96, Springfield  79, Coast Guard  71, Southern Maine  59, Oneonta St.  57.5, RIC  55.5, Wesleyan  46, WPI  33.5, Plymouth St.  25, Norwich  18, WNE  15, Bridgewater St.  8.5, Trinity  5.5, Daniel Webster  1.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 125 - No entry.  133 - Frank Crippen (0-2, DNP), lost to Sisco (WNE), 4-2 (SV1); lost to Stewart (Nor), 4-1.  141 - Matt Pelton (3-3, 6th), def. McCrystal (WNE), 9-0; lost to Savoca (Wlms) by tech fall (18-0, 4:44); def. Dunca, (Nor), 9-3; def. Tilbe (WPI), 8-6; lost to Wahba (Ith) by fall (4:18); lost to Strohman (Spring), 10-6. 149 - Ed Pierce (1-2, DNP), def. Driscoll (Trin) by tech fall (16-0, 2:46); lost to Gaffney (Ith) by fall (1:33); lost to Joseph (Spfld), 10-2. 157 - Chris Siracusa (2-2, DNP), lost to Lopez (Wlms), 9-1; def. Weir (WNE), 7-2; def. Burke (WPI), 5-3; lost to Stock (JWU) by fall (2:02).   165 - Carter Armendarez (1-2, DNP), lost to Callahan (PSU), 6-3; def. McCahill (Trin), 7-0; lost to Prell (JWU), 12-4. 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (4-1, 3rd), def. Wheeler (SM) by fall (1:30); def. Burns (Nor), 13-11 (SV1); lost to Ressler (RWU), 5-3; def. Marsh (WPI) by fall (1:55); def. Gillen (Oneonta), 10-3. 184 - Simon Levin (1-2, DNP), lost to Perreault (PSU), 9-2; def. Eldakkache (DW) by fall (0:33); lost to Toribio (Ith), 5-0. 197 - Isaiah Bellamy (3-2, 4th), def. Pizzuto (WPI), 8-1; def. Ayen (Spfld), 11-1; lost to Giaramita (Cort), 7-2; def. Fagan (SM), 14-3; lost to Ayen (Spfld), 5-3 (SV1). Hwt - John San Filippo (0-2, DNP), lost to Moore (Cort), 5-0; lost to Glinko (Ith), 7-1.

Next event - 3-13-14  NCAA Division III Championships in Hershey, Pa.