January 21, 2014

Ophir Bernstein, Wrestling

Junior captain Ophir Bernstein (Allen, Texas) pinned both his opponents in the 184-pound weight class and led the Brown wrestling team in dual meet action against Bucknell and Clarion on Saturday. Bernstein, ranked ninth in the country at 184 according to the latest Amateur Wrestling News poll, started the day in strong fashion with a pin of Bucknell's Rory Bonner in 1:39. He then capped a 2-0 day with win by fall against Clarion's Dustin Conti in 4:12.

Bernstein improves to 23-7 on the season and a spotless 5-0 in dual meet competition. He leads the Bears with eight pins this year and is 8-1 in matches decided by fall.