WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Oswego State wrestling team split a pair of duals on the final day of the Budd Whitehill Duals tournament by knocking off a King’s College team in convincing fashion just a week after following to the Monarchs in a narrow dual meet.
The day started with a 28-18 loss to Trine College for the Lakers.
Omar Santiago (Jr., Huntington, N.Y.) had the first of two Oswego State pins in 2:02, while Brad Mayville (Fr., Ontario, N.Y.) added the other in 4:10. The final Laker win in the dual with a 4-1 victory by Kyle Sheridan (Jr., Syracuse, N.Y.) at heavyweight.
The final match for the Lakers proved to be their best of the tournament as they cruised to a 33-7 win over King’s College just a week after falling 23-20 to the same squad. Sheridan had the only Laker pin in the match at 2:16.
Santiago finished off his perfect 5-0 weekend with a 7-2 win. Mayville also added one more win to his weekend with a 5-2 victory.
The Lakers had three more narrow victories and picked up a pair of forfeits as well. Justin Patus (So., Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) chipped in with a 7-5 win, Sam Farfaglia (Canastota, N.Y.) claimed a 2-0 win and Cameron Mills (Sr., Fulton, N.Y.) followed with a 6-2 win.
The Lakers return the mat next weekend with the 43rd annual New York State Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Cornell on Friday and Saturday.
Trine 28, Oswego State 18
125: Branden Preston (TU) dec. Dan Pineda, 5-2
133: Omar Santiago (OSW) fall Taylor Hanthorne, 2:02
141: Brad Mayville (OSW) fall Nick Odom, 4:10
149: Brandon Heffernan (OSW) dec. Forrest Romer, 7-4
157: Elias Larson (TU) fall Justin Patus, 1:49
165: George Markou (TU) fall Sam Farfaglia, 1:30
174: Jason Alber (TU) fall Eric Anderson, 5:46
184: Ryan Pieper (TU) maj. dec. Ed Rose, 12-0
197: Mack Green (TU) dec. Joe Friedel, 7-1
285: Kyle Sheridan (OSW) dec. Shane Hendrickson, 4-1
Oswego State 33, King’s College 7
125: Aaron Perez (KC) dec. Dan Pineda, 3-1
133: Omar Santiago (OSW) dec. Travis Boardman, 7-2
141: Brad Mayville (OSW) dec. Michael Laporta, 5-2
149: Brandon Heffernan (OSW) by forfeit
157: Justin Patus (OSW) dec. Gordon Custer, 7-5
165: Sam Farfaglia (OSW) dec. Zach Grey, 2-0
174: Ahmed Burton (KC) maj. dec. Eric Anderson, 15-6
184: Cameron Mills (OSW) dec. Shane Stark, 6-2
197: Joe Friedel (OSW) by forfeit
285: Kyle Sheridan (OSW) fall Kevin Trant, 2:16