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MATCH-BY-MATCH SUMMARY OF 2013-14 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WRESTLING SEASON

Final dual-match record: 7-12

ROGER WILLIAMS INVITATIONAL -- 5th (tied) of 12 teams - 11/16/13 at Bristol, R.I.
TEAM SCORING: Messiah 153, Johnson & Wales  149, SUNY-Cortland  146, Roger Williams  128, Stevens Institute & Wesleyan 79.5, Norwich  75.5, Southern Maine  67.5, Bridgewater St.  62.5, Coast Guard   53.5, WPI  37, MIT  26.5.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 125 - Frank Crippin (2-2, DNP). 133 - James Hamilton (2-2, DNP);  DJ Lemieux (1-2, DNP).  141 - Ed Pierce (4-2, 6th); Matt Pelton (4-2, 5th). 149 - Chris Siracusa  (4-1, 2nd); Robert Rosenberg (0-2, DNP). 157 - Joe Koshakow (0-2, DNP); Mike Baratz (1-2, DNP); Keonmin Hwang (0-2, DNP). 165 - Taran Carr (1-2, DNP); Alex Cannon (2-2, DNP). 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (4-2, 5th); James Kellner (2-2, DNP). 184 - No entry. 197 - Josh Roometua (4-2, 5th). Hwt - No entry.
Link to complete individual brackets of RWU Invitational

DOUG PARKER INVITATIONAL -- 10th of 17 teams - 11/23/13 at Springfield, Mass.  (Springfield College)
TEAM SCORING: Springfield  142, Roger Williams  127.5, Stevens Institute  119, RIC  117.5, Johns Hopkins  84.5, AIC  81. Williams  73.5, Coast Guard  61, Plymouth St.  59.5, Wesleyan  56.5, Western New England  52, Bridgewater St.  50.5, East Stroudsburg  50, Centenary  48.5, Trinity  44, Springfield Tech CC  26, MIT  23.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 125 - No entry. 133 - James Hamilton (3-2, DNP);  DJ Lemieux (2-2, DNP).  141 - Matt Pelton (2-2, DNP). 149 - Chris Siracusa  (2-2, DNP). 157 - Joe Koshakow (1-2, DNP); Mike Baratz (1-2, DNP); Keonmin Hwang (0-2, DNP). 165 - Taran Carr (2-2, DNP); Alex Cannon (2-2, DNP). 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (4-1, 2nd); James Kellner (2-1, DNP). 184 - No entry. 197 - Josh Roometua (4-2, 5th). Hwt - No entry.
Link to complete individual brackets of Doug Parker Invitational

RIT INVITATIONAL -- 5th of 11 teams - 12/7/13 at Rochester, N.Y.
TEAM SCORING: John Carroll 140, Baldwin Wallace  115.5, SUNY Oswego  108, SUNY Oneonta 106.5, Wesleyan  102.5, RIT  84, WPI  81, Case Western Reserve  68, Washington & Jefferson  61, Scranton  60, Alfred St. 10.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 125 - No entry. 133 - James Hamilton (3-1, 2nd);  DJ Lemieux (1-2, DNP).  141 - Matt Pelton (3-2, 5th). 149 - Chris Siracusa  (2-3, 6th). 157 - Joe Koshakow (3-1, 4th); Mike Baratz (4-1, 3rd); Keonmin Hwang (0-2, DNP). 165 - Taran Carr (3-2, 5th). 174 - Simon Levin (5-1, 3rd). 184 - No entry. 197 - Josh Roometua (1-1, 6th). Hwt - No entry.
Link to complete individual brackets of RIT Invitational

WILLIAMS INVITATIONAL -- 3rd of 9 teams - 1/4/14 at Williamstown, Mass.
TEAM SCORING: Springfield  135.5, Simpson  95, Wesleyan  84, Williams  62.5, Southern Maine  48.5, Springfield Tech  44, Plymouth St.,  36.5, AIC  29.5, Trinity  29.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES: 125 - James Hamilton (2-1, 2nd); Frank Crippin (1-2, DNP). 133 - DJ Lemieux (2-2, DNP).  141 - Matt Pelton (3-1, 3rd). 149 - Chris Siracusa  (3-2, 4th); Ed Pierce (2-2, DNP); Rob Rosenberg (0-2, DNP). 157 - Keomin Hwang  (3-1, 3rd); Mike Baratz (0-2, DNP); Zach Larabee (0-1, 4th) 165 - Taran Carr (2-2, DNP); Joe Koshakow (1-2, DNP); Alex Cannon (4-1, 3rd). 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (5-1, 3rd); James Kellner (1-2, DNP). 184 - Simon Levin (3-2, DNP). 197 - No entry. Hwt - No entry.
Link to complete individual brackets of Williams Invitational  (starting point to view each bracket using left-side navigation)

NORTH-SOUTH DUALS at Ursinus College - 1/5/13 in Collegeville, Pa.
Delaware Valley  43, Wesleyan  0
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - James Hamilton, lost by pin to Zach Haynes, 4:29; 133 - Frank Crippin, lost to Conor Kirkegard, 5-1; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Dave Davidson, 9-2; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Vincent Fava, 3-2; 157 - Keonmin Hwang, lost to Emanuel Ajagbe, 20-7; 165 - Alex Cannon, lost to Nick DellaFera, 4-1; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Ben Schweiger, 7-3; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Conner Gabriel, 0:40; 197 - lost by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit. 

Merchant Marine  30, Wesleyan 9
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - James Hamilton, lost to Mike Mui, 10-6; 133 - Frank Crippin, lost to Tim Healy, 5-4; 141 - Matt Pelton, pinned Nathan Twito, 3:23; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Jack Walsh, 2-0; 157 - Ed Pierce, def. Ben Stallings, 2-1; 165 - Alex Cannon, lost to Bernard Watson, 9-3; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Pat Rooney, 8-2; 184 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Josh Miller, 6-4; 197 - lost by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Wesleyan 37, King's (PA)  18
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - James Hamilton, pinned Jamie Scarantino, 0:58; 133 - Frank Crippin, won by forfeit; 141 - Matt Pelton, won by forfeit; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Christian Mazzochi, 3-1; 157 - Ed Pierce, def. Keith Wanamaker, 9-0; 165 - Taran Carr, pinned Nathaniel Seals, 5:44; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, won by forfeit; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Shane Stark, 4:18; 197 - lost by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Ursinus  35, Wesleyan  6
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - James Hamilton, lost to Zach Fisher, 10-8; 133 - Frank Crippin, lost to Danny Ventura, 9-5; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Elisha Gaylor, 6-4; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Curtis Watkins, 5-3; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to Richard Jasinski, 13-4; 165 - Taran Carr, lost to Anthony Carlo, 15-3; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Robert Scaramuzza, 2-1; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Daniel Manganaro, 3:55; 197 - lost by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Wesleyan 36, at Trinity  9 - 1/18/14 in Hartford, Conn.
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 141 - Matt Pelton, won by forfeit; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Jeremy Rees, 3-0; 157 - Ed Pierce, def. John Williams, 6-4; 165 - Taran Carr, won by forfeit; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Kyle Lunenberg, 8-2; 184 - Simon Levin, def. Joseph Gerish, 7-0; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Petros Hologitas, 9-2; Hwt - lost by forfeit.  125 - James Hamilton, won by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippin, won by forfeit.

WPI  21, Wesleyan  15 - 1/18/14 in Hartford, Conn. (at Trinity)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Tyler Tilbe, 6-4; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Mike Perruccio, 2-1; 157 - Ed Pierce, def. Zachary Rahl, 8-7; 165 - Taran Carr, def. Torin Zonfrelli, 6-3; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Justin March, 7-4; 184 - Simon Levin, pinned Alex Freilich, 3:58; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Ted Kostopoulos, 5-4; Hwt - lost by forfeit; 125 - James Hamilton, lost to Brian Amato, 3-1; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Brian Jennings, 4-0.

Roger Williams  33, Wesleyan  9 - 1/18/14 in Hartford, Conn. (at Trinity)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  141 - Matt Pelton, def. Tom Sewell, 8-3; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Danny Downes, 4-2; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to Ty Herzog, 13-5; 165 - Tara Carr, lost by pin to Colin Crowell, 1:23; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Dan Ressler, 3-2; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to David Welch, 9-1; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost by pin to Shane Parcel, 4:27; Hwt - lost by forfeit; 125 - James Hamilton, def. Anthony D'Anton, 2-0; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Dante Porrazo, 14-3.

NEWA DUALS at Bridgewater St. - 7th of 14 teams - 1/26/14 in Bridgewater, Mass.
Wesleyan 33, Southern Maine  18
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS: 125 - James Hamilton, def. Khali Newbill, 8-7; 133 - Frank Crippin, pinned Vincent Bonina, 6:37; 141 - Matt Pelton, pinned Paul Rivard, 2:01; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Daniel DelGallo, 5-1; 157 - Ed Pierce, pinned Richard Chipman, 1:24; 165 - Alex Cannon, pinned Robert Drover, 5:30; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, pinned Jack Hauprich, 1:45; 184 - lost by forfeit; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Sean Fagan, 4-2; Hwt - lost by forfeit.
Johnson & Wales  21, Wesleyan  15
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, def. Joseph Smith, 3-0; 133 - Frank Crippin, def. Nate Colicci, 7-2; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Michael Ferinde, 9-4; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Joseph Gaccione, 4-0; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to Colby Clarke, 13-7; 165 - Taran Carr, def. Stephen Jarrell, 4-0; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Sean Brown, 5-3; 184 - Simon Levin, lost to Colin Lenhardt by injury default; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Constantine Rissotis, 3-2; Hwt - lost by forfeit.
WPI  29, Wesleyan  13
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, lost to Brian Amato, 11-3; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Brian Jennings, 7-0; 141 - Mett Pelton, lost to Tyler Tilbe, 9-1; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Mike Perruccio, 4-1; 157 - Keonmin Hwang, def. Tanner Burke, 3-1; 165 - Alex Cannon, def. Austin Brais, 9-0; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Justin Marsh, 6-4; 184 - lost by forfeit; 197 - Josh Roometua, won by forfeit; Hwt - lost by forfeit.
Wesleyan  31, Coast Guard  9
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, def. Earl Roberts, 8-2; 133 - Frank Crippen, won by forfeit; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Mike Giorgio, 10-8; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Matthew Vieira, 2-1; 157- Ed Pierce, def. Steve Kidwell, 10-0; 165 - Alex Cannon, def. Ben Greene, 3-2; 174 - Taran Carr, def. Daniel Fiorvanti, 6-3; 184 - Ryan Sblendorio, pinned Marc Wagner, 4:57; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Mark Howard, 5-2; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Springfield  29, Wesleyan  12 - 2/1/14 in Clifton Park, N.Y. (at Shenedehowa HS)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Zach Joseph, 7-1; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost by tech fall (16-0), 2:59; 165 - Alex Cannon, lost to Dylan Foley, 6-0; 174 - Taran Carr, def. John Dipace, 6-2; 184 - Ryan Sblendorio, pinned Devin Hurst, 0:56; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Hunter Ayen, 2-0; Hwt - lost by forfeit; 125 - lost by forfeit; 133 - Frank Crippen, lost to Victor Ekpenyong, 6-1; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. Brendan Morgan, 6-2.

Ithaca  41, Wesleyan  6 - 2/8/14 in Oneonta, N.Y. (SUNY Oneonta)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, lost to Jimmy Kaishian, 10-2; 133 - DJ Lemieux, lost by tech fall to Alex Gomez, 17-2; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Nick Wahba, 10-1; 149 - Rob Rosenberg, lost to Eamonn Gaffney, 13-0; 157 - Keonmin Hwang, lost by pin to Kevin Collins, 2:25; 165 - Joe Koshakow, lost by pin to Kris Schimek, 3:20; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Steve Sabella, 3-1; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Liam Korbul, 4:43; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Matt Booth, 6-5; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Wesleyan  20, Oneonta St.  15 - 2/8/14 in Oneonta, N.Y. (SUNY Oneonta)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, def. Dominic DeGraba, 4-1; 133 - Frank Crippen, def. Sean Hanson, 8-7; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Ben Mikac, 6-2; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Evan Wallace, 5-0; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to Frankie Provenzano, 6-5; 165 - Taran Carr, def. Sam Rachman, 10-2; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Dan Graff, 5-4; 184 - James Kellner, def. Anthony Marino, 13-4; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Chad Obzud, 5-2; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Williams  27, Wesleyan  9 - 2/8/14 in Oneonta, N.Y. (SUNY Oneonta)
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, def. Dan Seidita, 3-2; 133 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Dan Evangelakos, 10-0; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. Carson Brooks, 4-3; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Tim Garripoli, 1-0; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to Jorge Lopez, 11-3; 165 - Joe Koshakow, lost to Kyle Gaffney, 4-2; 174 - Taran Carr, lost to Martin Strenk, 3-2; 184 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Chris Chorzepa, 10-2; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Anthony Brooks, 6-3; Hwt - lost by forfeit.

Cortland St. 37, Wesleyan  12 - 2/9/14 in Cortland, N.Y.
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  125 - James Hamilton, pinned Nyasa Bakker, 1:02; 133 - DJ Lemieux, lost to Paul Field, 4-2; 141 - lost by forfeit; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost by pin to Bobby Dierna, 1:38; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost to James Ondris, 6-1; 165 - Taran Carr, pinned Mike Beckwith, 4:32; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost to Lou Puca, 8-0; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Nick Bellanza, 2:17; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Joe Giaramita, 8-4; Hwt - lost by forfeit

Johnson & Wales 30, Wesleyan  15 - 2/16/14 in Middletown, Conn.
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  165 - Taran Carr, lost to Stephen Jarrell, 4-3 ; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, def. Colin Renhardt by injury default ; 184 - James Kellner, lost by pin to Dylen Seybolt, 1:57 ; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Constantine Rissotis, 4-1 ; Hwt - Thor Lichtenstein, lost by pin to George Madosky, 4:16 ; 125 - lost by forfeit ; 133 - James Hamilton, def. Ben Tepper, 12-5; 141 - Matt Pelton, lost to Michael Ferinde, 7-3; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Matthew Caracappa, 7-0 ; 157 - Ed Pierce, lost by pin to Everet Desilets, 1:30.

Wesleyan  26, SUNY Oswego  15 - 2/16/14 in Middletown, Conn.
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  165 - Alex Cannon, def. Sean Maloney, 10-1 ; 174 - Taran Carr, pinned Chris Farell, 3:49; 184 - Ryan Sblendorio, lost Scott Bova, 4-3; 197 - Josh Roometua, lost to Joe Gorsuch, 5-4 ; Hwt - Thor Lichtenstein, won by forfeit ; 125 - lost by forfeit ; 133 - James Hamilton, def. Jonathan Ptacek, 9-6; 141 - Matt Pelton, def. Tomas Garcia, 13-5; 149 - Chris Siracusa, lost to Abubakrr Sow, 3-1 ; 157 - Ed Pierce, def. Maxx Stratton, 10-4.

Wesleyan  38, Hunter  9 - 2/16/14 in Middletown, Conn.
INDIVIDUAL MATCH RESULTS:  165 - Taran Carr, pinned Jayson Kim, 4:54 ; 174 - Ryan Sblendorio, pinned RJ Paquette, 3:25 ; 184 - James Kellner, won by forfeit ; 197 - Josh Roometua, def. Dennis Melendez, 14-2 ; Hwt - Thor Lichtenstein, won by forfeit ; 125 - lost by forfeit ; 133 - James Hamilton, lost to Jaydon Rice, 7-1 ; 141 - DJ Lemieux, def, Edward Lang, 9-6; 149 - Chris Siracusa, def. Monhil Shah, 8-0 ; 157 - Keonmin Hwang, def. Declan Gray, 5-3.

NEWA FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS - 6th of 11 scoring teams - 2/23/14 at Bristol, R.I. (Roger Williams)
TEAM SCORING:  Roger Williams  145, JWU  137.5, Springfield  100.5, Norwich  69, WPI  59, Wesleyan  53.5, WNE  24.5, Williams  19.5, Coast Guard  9, Bridgewater St.  2.5, Trinity  1.5.
INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 133 - Frank Crippen, 3-0 (1st of 6); DJ Lemieux, 1-1 (2nd of 6).  149 - Zach Larabee (3-1, 2nd of 16); Rob Rosenberg (1-2).  157 - Mike Baratz (1-2), Keonmin Hwang  (0-2); 165 - Joe Koshakow (2-2, 5/6th of 14).  174 - James Kellner  (0-2).

NORTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS -- 14th of 18 teams - 3/1-2/14 at Middletown, Conn. (Wesleyan)
TEAM SCORING: Cortland St.  128, Ithaca  126, Johnson & Wales  105.5, Roger Williams  97.5, Williams  78.5, Springfield  77.5, RIC  59.5, Oneonta St. & WPI  54, Coast Guard  41.5, Trinity  39.5, Norwich  31.5, Southern Maine  30.5, Wesleyan  27.5, Bridgewater St.  15, Plymouth St. & Oswego St. 14, Western New England  2.
WESLEYAN INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 125 - No entry.  133 - James Hamilton (1-2, DNP), def. Jennings (WPI, 4-3; lost to Giorgio (CGA), 14-2; lost to Hanson (Oneonta), 11-2.  141 - Matt Pelton (2-2, DNP), lost to Mikac (Oneonta), 12-5; def. Sewell (RWU), 12-3; def. Giorgio (CGA), 9-4; lost to Tilbe (WPI), 4-2. 149 - Chris Siracusa (1-2, DNP), lost to Hamrick (Spfld), 2-1; def. Richard (WNE) by pin, :59; lost to Perruccio (WPI), 1-0. 157 - Ed Pierce (2-2, DNP), lost to Welch (PSU) by pin, 3:37; def. Williams (Trin), 8-4; def. Lake (RIC), 8-2; lost to Colom (RWU) by pin, 3:16.   165 - Taran Carr (2-2, DNP), def. Zonfrelli (WPI) by pin, 4:09; lost to Crowell (RWU), 10-3; def. Callahan (PSU), 5-0; lost to Jarrell (JWU), 6-4. 174 - Ryan Sblendorio (1-2, DNP), def. Budwey (BSU), by pin, 4:41; lost to Taylor (CGA), 10-1; lost to Graff (Oneonta), 6-2. 184 - Simon Levin (1-2, DNP), def. Humphries (RIC) by pin, 1:39; lost to Welch (RWU), 12-3; lost to Glinko (Ithaca), 11-2. 197 - Josh Roometua (1-2, DNP), def, Babbin (Norwich) by pin, 6:36; lost to Hologitas (Trin), 4-3; lost to Rissiotis (JWU), 6-4. Hwt - Thor Lichenstein (0-2, DNP), lost to Moore (Cort) by pin, 4:40; advanced past McKenna (WNE) by medical forfeit; lost to Foster (RWU) by pin, 5:57.
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