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Wrestling controls George Mason on the road
February 8, 2011Tweet
BIghamton wrestling (12-6) won eight of the 10 bouts to defeat Colonial Athletic Association foe George Mason 34-7 on Feb. 4 from the RAC Gym. The Bearcats, who earlier in the day dropped a narrow 25-16 decision at 18th-ranked American, snapped a three-match losing skid and improved to 4-0 against conference opponents.
Already ahead 12-4, Binghamton rattled off four straight major decisions from 157 to 184 pounds to pull away.
Junior 157-pound Matt Kaylor posted an 18-10 major to lift his record to 23-8 overall, 14-4 in duals. He had eight takedowns and 2:42 of riding time in his match. Junior 165-pound Justin Lister rolled to a 13-4 victory for his 11th dual victory and senior 174-pound Ryan McGarity earned a 12-3 major to even his dual record at 9-9. Sophomore 184-pound John Paris gave nationally ranked teammate Nate Schiedel a rest and posted a 16-3 win. Paris is 5-1 in duals.
Senior heavyweight Dan Bittner posted a third-period pin for his first dual win of the season.
Sophomore seventh-ranked 149-pounder Donnie Vinson rebounded from his first dual loss of the season earlier in the day to score an 8-6 decision. Vinson improved to 17-1 in duals, which is currently tied for the highest dual win percentage (.944) in Binghamton’s Division I era.