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.
USMMA Grapplers send Bears back to hibernation, Coast Guard shut out... Again.
Jan 11, 2012