Deuel’s pin lifts wrestling team over Buffalo
February 17, 2014Tweet
Binghamton wrestling won six of 10 bouts and rallied from eight points down to defeat host Buffalo 22-18 on Feb. 14 from Alumni Arena. The Bearcats (5-11) seized the win when heavyweight standout Tyler Deuel posted a pin in 50 seconds in the final match of the night.
With Binghamton trailing 18-16, Deuel took the mat and won his 10th straight match - and 13th straight dual match - giving the Bearcats their11 winning margin. Deuel, ranked No. 24 in the latest NCAA Coaches’ Panel Rankings (Feb. 10), improved to 25-5 overall record, 14-2 in duals. It was his team-high 10th pin of the season.
Senior 197-pound Cody Reed also extended his win streak to 10 in a row with a 5-2 decision. Reed, No. 25 in the NCAA Coaches’ Panel Rankings, is 23-8 record on the season, 13-3 in duals.
Other winners for the Bearcats were junior 125-pound David White, junior 149-pound Joe Bonaldi, sophomore 165-pound Vincent Grella and junior 184-pound Caleb Wallace.
Binghamton returns home Feb. 21 to host Bucknell at 7 p.m. on Senior Night.
Binghamton 22, Buffalo 18
125: David White (BING) won by decision over Max Soria (BUF), 9-7
133: Justin Farmer (BUF) won by fall over Mike Sardo (BING), 3:30
141: Nick Flannery (BUF) won by major decision over Nick Tighe (BING), 17-2
149: Joe Bonaldi (BING) won by major decision over Ryan Todora (BUF), 17-7
157: Wally Maziarz (BUF) won by decision over Dylan Caruana (BING), 3-1
165: Vincent Grella (BING) won by decision over Jake Campana (BUF), 6-0
174: Rrok Ndokaj (BUF) won by major decision over Ben Price (BING), 14-4
184: Caleb Wallace (BING) won by decision over Tony Lock (BUF), 4-0
197: Cody Reed (BING) won by decision over Angelo Malvestuto (BUF), 5-2
285: Tyler Deuel (BING) won by fall over James Benjamin (BUF), 0:50