Lehigh stymies Scarlet Knights
Posted: September 25, 2003
Bethlehem, PA – In the first dual of the Sheridan Duals on Saturday, Lehigh took care of Rutgers by a final score of 41-6. The Mountain Hawks jumped out to a 13-0 lead, then cruised winning nine of the ten bouts.
Freshmen Cory Cooperman (133), Derek Zinck (157), and Troy Letters (165) all scored falls for Lehigh. Picking up major decisions were juniors Mario Stuart (125), All-American Jon Trenge (197), and Joe Sahl (Hwt.). At 184, Travis Frick picked up the match’s only technical fall, while senior Tristan Boyd won by decision at 149. Rutgers only scoring came when Greg Austin won by fall over sophomore Tommy Rohn at 141.
In the other 10:00 AM duals, Drexel drubbed Slippery Rock 38-9 and Lock Haven won a seesaw battle over Rider, winning 20-15 in a match featuring five lead changes.
At noon, Lehigh will take on Drexel in the second of the day’s three duals. Other 12:00 PM matches include Lock Haven vs. Rutgers and Rider vs. Slippery Rock. The Mountain Hawks will challenge Rider at 2:00 in the final match of the afternoon.
Mario Stuart, Lehigh maj. dec. Marc Rosenfeld, Rutgers
Cory Cooperman, Lehigh fall Justin Smigelski, Rutgers
Tristan Boyd, Lehigh dec. Jon Rodriguez, Rutgers
Greg Austin, Rutgers fall Tommy Rohn, Lehigh
Derek Zinck, Lehigh fall Amir Khan, Rutgers
Troy Letters, Lehigh fall Chris Ressa, Rutgers
Brad Dillon, Lehigh tiebreaker Andrew Roy, Rutgers
Travis Frick, Lehigh tech. fall Ryan Contaldi, Rutgers
Jon Trenge, Lehigh maj. dec. Ryan McGrath, Rutgers
Joe Sahl, Lehigh maj. dec. Frank Sabatino, Rutgers
Final Score – Lehigh 41 – Rutgers 6
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For more information, please contact Geoff Goyne, Lehigh Sports Media Relations.
Posted Saturday, December 07, 2002