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Boyle, Goodall & DeLucia Lead Golden Bears at Trinity Tri-Match

Davey Goodall went 2-0 on Saturday night as Western New England split with Trinity & Southern Maine (Photo by Geoff Riccio).
Davey Goodall went 2-0 on Saturday night as Western New England split with Trinity & Southern Maine (Photo by Geoff Riccio).

Western New England defeats Bantams (31-15) after falling to Huskies (27-14)

HARTFORD, Conn. (February 3, 2019) – The Western New England University wrestling team split a tri-match with Trinity College and the University of Southern Maine on Saturday night at Trinity's Oosting Gymnasium.

The Golden Bears defeated the Bantams 31-15 after falling to the Huskies, 27-14.

Western New England was led by juniors John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) and Davey Goodall (Chelmsford, Mass.), and sophomore Justin DeLucia (Holbrook, N.Y.), who all went 2-0 on the night.

Southern Maine 27, Western New England 14
Southern Maine took three of the first four bouts, with Western New England's win coming courtesy of DeLucia's 16-0 result over Jacob Garcia at 141.

Sophomore Ryan Monteiro (Wilbraham, Mass.) and Goodall won decisions at 157 and 174, respectively, and the Golden Bears pulled to within one (15-14) after Boyle registered a 7-1 victory over Raul Gierbolini at 184.

The Huskies took the final two bouts, however, and pulled away for a 27-14 win.

Western New England 31, Trinity 15
In their second match of the night, the Golden Bears built a big lead early and never looked back.

Sophomore Nick Arborio (Berlin, Conn.) got it started with a dominant 19-1 win over Finnegan McGovern at 125, and DeLucia edged Joe Penna 7-5 at 141. Junior Austin Roche (Southborough, Mass.) and freshman Andrew Piedrahita (Westford, Mass.) accepted forfeits at 133 and 149, respectively.

Trinity got on the board with wins at 157 and 165, but the Golden Bears sealed their triumph as Goodall, Boyle and senior Josh Nelson (Bristol, Conn.) were all victorious in their bouts to make it 31-12.

Trinity took the heavyweight matchup, as Mason Sangillo defeated sophomore Dan Price (Nyack, N.Y.) to cut the final margin to 16.

Up Next
Western New England (8-7) returns home next Saturday to host Plymouth State in a dual meet at the AHLC.


Southern Maine v. Western New England
125: USM – Peter Del Gallo d. Nick Arborio, 4-2 (3-0)
133: USM – Brad Beaulieu d. Austin Roche, 12-3 (7-0)
141: WNE – Justin DeLucia d. Jacob Garcia, 16-0 (7-5)
149: USM – Brendan Weir d. Andrew Piedrahita, 18-3 (12-5)
157: WNE – Ryan Monteiro d. Zac Thompson, 8-6 (12-8)
165: USM – Jeff Suschana d. Juan Vernanza, 4-3 (12-11)
174: WNE – Davey Goodall d. Josh Smith, 4-2 (12-14)
184: WNE – John Boyle d. Raul Gierbolini, 7-1 (12-17)
197: USM – Brandon Cousino d. Daniel Price, WBF (18-17)
HWT: USM – Mike Risti won by forfeit (24-17)
Southern Maine 24, Western New England 14

Western New England v. Trinity
125: WNE –Nick Arborio d. Finnegan McGovern, 19-1 (5-0)
133: WNE –Austin Roche won by forfeit, (11-0)
141: WNE – Justin DeLucia d. Joe Penna, 7-5 (14-0)
149: WNE – Andrew Piedrahita won by forfeit, (20-0)
157: TC – Kevin Lyskawa d. DJ Tartsinis, WBF at 1:57 (20-6)
165: TC – Jack Reilly d. Jeffrey Suschana, WBF at 0:55 (20-12)
174: WNE – Davey Goodall d. Steve Cerrone, 10-8 (23-12)
184: WNE – John Boyle d. Anders Klass, 10-1 (27-12)
197: WNE – Josh Nelson d. Enrique Loya, 12-4 (31-12)
HWT: TC – Mason Sangillo d. Dan Price, 7-4 (31-15)
Western New England 31, Trinity (Conn.) 15