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Golden Bears Return to Action at Ursinus College North/South Duals

Golden Bears Return to Action at Ursinus College North/South Duals
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (January 9, 2016) - The Western New England University wrestling team returned to action today for the first time in over a month, competing at the Ursinus College North/South Duals in Collegeville, Pa.
 
The Golden Bears went 1-3 in four matches against tough competition, defeating Hunter (N.Y.) College by a score of 39-12 after falling to Delaware Valley (Pa.) University (42-3), Shippensburg (Pa.) University (51-0), and host Ursinus (39-6). Ursinus and Delaware Valley are currently ranked No. 19 and No. 26, respectively, in the d3wrestle.com rankings.
 
Freshman Josh Nelson (Bristol, Conn.) led the way for Western New England, going 2-1 at 165 pounds with an 8-7 decision over Nate Marsh of Ursinus and a 16-1 major decision victory against William Heine of Hunter.
 
Junior Brian Donovan (Manchester, Conn.) posted a 2-2 record at 197 pounds, claiming a 6-0 decision over Delaware Valley's Alex Price and a 7-5 decision over Michael Newman of Ursinus.
 
Western New England (3-5) returns home to the Alumni Healthful Living Center on Wednesday night to host Worcester Polytechnic Institute at 6 p.m.

Results:
 
Delaware Valley 42, Western New England 3
125: Brenden Velez (DV) over Timothy McLinden (WNE) (Dec 9-2) (3-0)
133: Connor Kirkegard (DV) over Austin Sisco (WNE) (Dec 4-3) (6-0)
141: Tim Ambacher (DV) over Lamont Wallace (WNE) (TB-1 3-1) (9-0)
149: Nicholas Menkin (DV) over Anthony Monteiro (WNE) (Fall 2:25) (15-0)
157: Sekou Harris (DV) over Yuri Gulak (WNE) (TF 18-3 2:18) (20-0)
165: Benjamin Schweiger (DV) over Joshua Nelson (WNE) (MD 9-1) (24-0)
174: Chris Jastrzebski (DV) over Patrick Canavan (WNE) (Fall 2:00) (30-0)
184: Josh Richardson (DV) over Andrew Cole (WNE) (Fall 3:22) (36-0)
197: Brian Donovan (WNE) over Alex Price (DV) (Dec 6-0) (36-3)
285: Thomas Tehan (DV) over Oumar Keita (WNE) (Fall 1:45) (42-3)
 
Shippensburg 51, Western New England 0
125: Dustin Steffenino (SHIP) over Tim McClinden (WNE) (TF 17-0 1:27) (5-0)
133: Dante Steffenino (SHIP) over Austin Sisco (WNE) (Fall 2:42) (11-0)
141: Jared Leonetti (SHIP) over Lamont Wallace (WNE) (Dec 9-7) (14-0)
149: Mike Springer (SHIP) over Anthony Monteiro (WNE) (Fall 1:06) (20-0)
157: Cody Blankenship (SHIP) over Yuri Gulak (WNE) (TF 17-0 6:00) (25-0)
165: Adam Martz (SHIP) over Pat Sands (WNE) (MD 19-6) (29-0)
174: Gray Garber (SHIP) over Patrick Canavan (WNE) (Fall 1:00) (35-0)
184: Shane Springer (SHIP) forfeit (41-0)
197: Evan Ramos (SHIP) over Brian Donovan (MD 18-4) (45-0)
285: Shaheed Hill (SHIP) over Oumar Keita (WNE) (Fall 3:50) (51-0)
 
Ursinus 39, Western New England 6
125: Christopher Tan (UC) over Tim McClinden (WNE) (Fall 2:10) (6-0)
133: Keven Hoogheem (UC) over Austin Sisco (WNE) (MD 16-4) (10-0)
141: Christian Hoogheem (UC) over Lamont Wallace (WNE) (Dec 4-2) (13-0)
149: Alex Kramer (UC) over Anthony Monteiro (WNE) (TF 18-2) (18-0)
157: Derek Arnold (UC) over Yuri Gulak (WNE) (Fall 1:48) (24-0)
165: Josh Nelson (WNE) over Nate Marsh (UC) (Dec 8-7) (24-3)
174: Corey Markovitch (UC) over Patrick Canavan (WNE) (Fall 2:03) (30-3)
184: Nicholas Suk (UC) over Andrew Cole (WNE) (Dec 6-4) (33-3)
197: Brian Donovan (WNE) over Michael Newman (UC) (Dec 7-5) (33-6)
285: Zeb Pfeiffer (UC) over Oumar Keita (WNE) (Fall 4:51) (39-6)