Feb. 7, 2004
The Brown men's wrestling team split Saturday with a loss to Army 13-24, but prevailed over Princeton 28-12. Seniors David Dies (Akron, OH), Sean Jenkins (Schnecksville, PA), Nick Ciarcia (Berlin, CT) and Adam Santee (Perry, OH) led Brown by winning two matches each over Army and Princeton.
Brown opened up with three losses to Army before Dies commandingly won his match against Anthony Dunkin 11-3 at 149 pounds. Jenkins at 165 pounds, took Chad Marzick 8-5, and Santee won a close match 4-3 over Ron Shroder at 174 pounds. Ciarcia won the fourth and final successful bout for the bears against Army at 184 pounds over Luke Calvert 3-2.
Princeton was the Bears' second competitor of the day and sophomore Greg Pace (Bethel, CT) put Brown on the board first with a solid win 8-4 over Ken Chu at 125 pounds. Princeton won the next class at 133 pounds before the Bears went on a six bout winning spree. Sophomore Mike Ashton (Perry, OH) started off with a victory over Milo Adams at 141 pounds, who fell at 4:40. Dies ended with an impressive win over Matt Percelli 18-2 at 149 pounds. Sophomore Michael Savino (Lawrenceville, NJ) followed Dies, and beat Charlie Wiggins 17-5 in an equally dominant win at the 157 pound mark. Jenkins advanced 9-4 over Matt Vihicler at 165 pounds, and at 174 pounds, Santee ended his match 8-6 over Jack Fleming. Ciarcia finished up Brown's six successive wins with a 13-3 result over Allen Sista at 184 pounds.
The Bears continue action next Friday February 13th, against Columbia in New York at 2pm.
Brown vs. Army Army 24 - Brown 13
125: Andy Henry def. Greg Pace, 5-2 133: Bernard Gardener def. Dan Appello, 8-3 141: Patrick Simpson def. Mike Ashton, Fall (4:18) 149: David Dies def. Anthony Dunkin, 11-3 157: Phillip Simpson def. David Saadeh, Fall (6:48) 165: Sean Jenkins def. Chad Marzick, 8-5 174: Adam Santee def. Ron Shroder, 4-3 184: Nick Ciarcia def. Luke Calvert, 3-2 197: Todd Wysman def. Peter Mosely, 8-5 Hwt: Bo Reynolds def. Lee Beane, 8-3
Brown vs. Princeton Brown 28 - Princeton 12
125: Greg Pace def. Ken Chu, 8-4 133: Brian Kirshbaum def. Dan Appello, Fall (2:59) 141: Mike Ashton def. Milo Adams, Fall (4:40) 149: David Dies def. Matt Percelli, 18-2 157: Michael Savino def. Charlie Wiggins, 17-5 165: Sean Jenkins def. Matt Vihicler, 9-4 174: Adam Santee def. Jack Fleming, 8-6 184: Nick Ciarcia def. Allen Sista, 13-3 197: Matt Hawerlenko def. Pete Mosely, 6-3 Hwt: Joe Looke def. Lee Beane, 6-3