USMMA Grapplers send Bears back to hibernation, Coast Guard shut out... Again.
On Wednesday night The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy defeated its rival the U.S. Coast Guard Academy by the score of 39-0. After a double forfeit at 125, the Mariners took an early lead with a forfeit at 133. The Mariners would win the remaining 8 matches to complete the shutout. At 141 Buddy Watson recorded a fall over Coast Guard's Anthony Signorello at the 2:19 mark. Martin Bell 149 followed the fall with a 9-4 win over Michael Giorgio CGA. At 157 Brandon Yeik won by decision 7-2 over Coast Guard's Colin Schuster. Josh Miller 165 continued the rally with a 7-3 win over Vaughn Gehman CGA. At 174 Kyle Diesel recorded a 6-0 win over Kevin Koch CGA. Erik Schott 184 excited the home crowd with a dominating 2 minute fall over Coast Guard's Matt Waszkiewicz. Tyler Russell continued his winning streak recording his 6th straight victory with a 7-4 win over Mark Howard CGA. At HWT Dan Wilke recorded his second fall at home with a :48 second pin over John Manganiella CGA.