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WPI Claims 38-3 Win over Golden Bears

WPI Claims 38-3 Win over Golden Bears
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 13, 2016) - The Western New England University wrestling team fell to visiting Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) by a 38-3 score this evening at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
 
Freshman Austin Shrewsbury (Westfield, Mass.) got the Engineers off to a strong start in the heavyweight bout, pinning Western New England senior Oumar Keita (Springfield) at 3:59 to give the visitors an early 6-0 lead. WPI junior Brian Amato (Newington, Conn.) followed with a 17-3 major decision over sophomore Tim McLinden (Plaistow, N.H.), before classmate Austin Sisco (Denville, N.J.) got the Golden Bears on the board with a 7-4 decision over junior Pat Lacroix (Salem, N.H.) at 133 pounds.
 
Sophomore Lamont Wallace (New Rochelle, N.Y.) dropped a close 1-0 decision to freshman Pete Nash (Liverpool, N.Y.), while Jack Nigro (Closter, N.J.) posted a 6-2 decision over Anthony Monteiro (Wilbraham, Mass.) at 149 and senior Justin Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, Pa.) claimed an 11-2 major decision over freshman Josh Nelson (Bristol, Conn.).
 
Junior Lucas Muntz (West Hartford, Conn.) and freshman Dan Wensley (Wakefield, Mass.) were also victorious for the Engineers, and WPI freshman Michael Curtis (Wells, Maine) defeated Western New England junior Brian Donovan (Manchester, Conn.) with a 5-2 decision in the finale.
 
Western New England (3-6) will be right back at the AHLC on Saturday, as the Golden Bears are set to host Norwich, Coast Guard and Johnson & Wales in a quad meet beginning at noon. 

Results:
Hwt: Austin Shrewsbury (WPI) over Oumar Keita (WNE) (Fall 3:59) (6-0)
125: Brian Amato (WPI) over Tim McLinden (WNE) (17-3 MD) (10-0)
133: Austin Sisco (WNE) over Pat Lacroix (WPI) (7-4 Dec) (10-3)
141: Pete Nash (WPI) over Lamont Wallace (WNE) (1-0 Dec) (13-3)
149: Jack Nigro (WPI) over Anthony Monteiro (WNE) (6-2 Dec) (16-3)
157: Ryan Rigney (WPI) forfeit (22-3)
165: Justin Marsh (WPI) over Josh Nelson (WNE) (11-2 MD) (26-3)
174: Lucas Muntz (WPI) over Pat Canavan (WNE) (Fall 1:31) (32-3)
184: Dan Wensley (WPI) over Andrew Cole (WNE) (2-1 Dec) (35-3)
197: Michael Curtis (WPI) over Brian Donovan (WNE) (5-2 Dec) (38-3)