Oswego State Wrestling Falls In Pair of Dual Matches At Budd Whitehill Duals

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The Oswego State wrestling lost to host Lycoming College 18-15 in the first match of the day followed by a 31-12 loss to Trine University on the final day of the Budd Whitehill Duals in Williamsport, Pa. Sophomore Paul Slaver (Fulton, N.Y.) and freshman Omar Santiago (Huntington, N.Y.) finished the day undefeated at 125 and 133 pounds, respectively. Slaver defeated Stephen Hinton of Lycoming 6-2, while Santiago defeated Terrell Nixon of Lycoming 7-0. Both wrestlers registered wins against Trine by forfeit. The Lakers’ dual match record dropped to 3-6.

Oswego State will compete at the 41st New York State Wrestling Championships hosted by Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. on January 23-24.

Match Results vs. Lycoming (L 15-18)
125: Paul Slaver (OSW) def. Stephen Hinton (LC) 6-2

133: Omar Santiago (OSW) def. Terrell Nixon (LC) 7-0
141: Christopher Payne (OSW) def. Mike Maurer (LC) 3-2
149: Isaiah Britton (LC) major dec. Blake Fisher (OSW) 8-0
157: Nick Rodgers (OSW) def. Zach Frederick (LC) 8-3
165: Christopher Dahlheimer (LC) def. Marc Collins (OSW) 7-1
174: Kyle Crouthamel (LC) tech. fall Gage Banker (OSW) 15-0
184: Troy Hayre (LC) def. Ethan Phillips (OSW) 7-3
197: Russel Korbul (LC) def. Kyle Sheridan (OSW) 7-0
285: Eric Leusch (OSW) def. Zach Eckstrom (LC) 6-4

Match Results vs. Trine (L 12-31)
125: Paul Slaver (OSW) won by forfeit
133: Omar Santiago (OSW) won by forfeit
141: Thomas Pompei (TRI) def. Christopher Payne (OSW) 7-4
149: Elias Larson (TRI) def. Blake Fisher (OSW) 5-3
157: Kyle Long (TRI) def. Nick Rodgers (OSW) 5-2
165: George Markou (TRI) def. Marc Collins (OSW) 8-4
174: Ryan Pieper (TRI) pinned Gage Banker (OSW) 1:50
184: Nicholas Kraus (TRI) won by medical default
197: Alex Fleet (TRI) tech fall. Kyle Sheridan (OSW) 20-3 (6:30)
285: Dylan Forbes (TRI) won by medical default