January 20, 2002

Wrestlers knock off Sacred Heart, Boston University

Jan. 20, 2002

PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Brown wrestling team swept two home meets on Saturday afternoon, first knocking off Sacred Heart by a 27-16 margin, then coming from behind to defeat Boston University by a 19-17 score.

After dropping matches to Sacred Heart at the 125 lb. and 133 lb. classes, junior Clint Frease (Clearwater, Fla.) started the scoring for Brown with a 23-4 technical fall in the 141 lb. class. Sophomore Nick Ciarcia (Berlin, Conn.) added a 22-7 technical fall at the 184 lb. class, while seniors Chris Ayers (Newton, N.J.) and Bronson Lingamfelter (Boxboro, Mass.) won by pinfall at the 165 lb. and heavyweight classes, respectively.

Against BU, Brown fell behind early, losing four of the five lowest weight classes while having the lone win come via forfeit. Sophomore Sean Jenkins (Allentown, Penn.) turned things around with a 9-3 decision in the 165 lb. class. Sophomore Adam Santee (Perry, Ohio) followed it up by scoring a takedown and near-fall in the final minute of the 174 lb. match to take a 5-2 decision. Ciarcia won by technical fall at 197 lbs. and with the meet on the line, Lingamfelter shut out his opponent in the heavyweight class, 6-0.

The Bears improved to a record of 7-3 on the season, and will be back in action on Sunday, January 27 at home against Lehigh. The starting time, originally set at 2 p.m., has now been changed to 5 p.m.

Brown 27, Sacred Heart 16 125 Phillip Kalil (SH) dec. Ryan Gill, 11-5 0-3 133 Jason Cucolo (SH) dec. Rob Apgar, 8-4 0-6 141 Clint Frease (B) tech. fall Thomas Howe, 6:25 5-6 149 Dave Dies (B) dec. Justin Ianello, 7-1 8-6 157 Robert Belville (SH) def. Jesse Savage by default 8-12 165 Chris Ayers (B) pinned Joseph Majocha, 1:16 14-12 174 Adam Santee (B) dec. Wayne Oakley, 8-1 17-12 184 Nick Ciarcia (B) tech. fall Peter Krzyzewski, 7:00 21-12 197 Anthony Reynolds (SH) maj. dec. Pete Mosley, 12-2 21-16 HWT Bronson Lingamfelter (B) pinned John Miller, 2:05 27-16

Brown 19, Boston University 17 125 Jose Leon (BU) tech. fall Jason Amato, 5:00 0-5 133 Joseph Rivera (BU) dec. Rob Apgar, 7-2 0-8 141 Clint Frease (B) won by forfeit 6-8 149 Kason Holder (BU) dec. Jason Mercado, 7-4 6-11 157 Leighton Brady (BU) dec. Jesse Savage, 7-5 6-14 165 Sean Jenkins (B) dec. Ben Schilens, 9-3 9-14 174 Adam Santee (B) dec. Bryon Nelson, 5-2 12-14 184 Ali Abri (BU) dec. Chris Ayers, 12-7 12-17 197 Nick Ciarcia (B) maj. dec. Chad Grant, 14-6 16-17 HWT Bronson Lingamfelter (B) dec. Courtney Howard, 6-0 19-17