Dec. 1, 2008

Courtesy of Bloomsburg

Troy, NY--The Bloomsburg University wrestling team took part in the prestigious Northeast Duals Tournament on Saturday. The Huskies beat UNC-Greensboro, 35-6, then, lost to Old Dominion, 30-6, and national power Iowa, 39-3.

On the day the Huskies' Matt Moley (Phoenixville/Spring-Ford) had three victories giving up just one points in the three bouts. At 149 pounds, George Hickman (Castle Hayne, NC/Riverside) was a two-time winner picking up a 5-3 win against Old Dominion, then getting a 9-1 win in the victory over UNC-Greensboro.

The Huskies also took part in the Mat Town Open at Lock Haven with Bloomsburg's Matt Snyder (Lewistown/Lewistown) taking second place at 125 pounds.

Bloomsburg will take part in the PSAC championships on Saturday at Mercyhurst College.


Bloomsburg 35 UNC-Greensboro 6

125-Ian Moser (B) WTF, Mitchell Johnson, 20-5

133-Jason Guffey (B) dec. Casey Boyle, 14-5

141-Christopher Bencivenga (UNCG) dec. Ricky Donald, 10-8

149-George Hickman (B) dec. Marcus Hannah, 9-1

157-Matt Moley (B) dec. Andrew Saunders, 9-0

165-Ricky Schmelyun (B) pinned Chris Bullins, 2:07

174-Nate Graham (B) dec. Byron Sigmon, 9-4

184-Jesse Hasseman (B) pinned Ryan Sughrue, 1:19

197-Ryan Sutton (B) dec. Criag McIntosh, 4-1

285-Joe Sheffield (UNCG) dec. Zach Walsh, 6-1


Old Dominion 30 Bloomsburg 6

125-Nicholson (ODU) dec. Ian Moser, 7-3

133-Hatter (ODU) dec. Jason Guffey, 6-3

141-Williams (ODU) dec. Ricky Donald, 8-2

149-George Hickman (B) dec. Metzler, 5-3

157-Matt Moley (B) dec. Rivera Baxter, 6-0

165-Brown (ODU) dec. Ricky Schmelyun, 6-2

174-Decker Coffeye (ODU) pinned Nate Graham, 1:16

184-Budi (ODU) dec. Jesse Hasseman, 5-2

197-Straun (ODU) pinned Ryan Sutton, 2:36

285-Dragon (ODU) dec. Zach Walsh, 4-0


Iowa 39 Bloomsburg 3

125-Charlie Fick (I) pinned Ian Moser, 2;19

133-Daniel Dennis (I) dec. Jason Guffey, 8-3

141-Alex Tsirtsis (I) dec. Ricky Donald, 8-3

149-Brent Metcalf (I) dec. George Hickman, 12-7

157-Matt Moley (B) dec. Matt Ballweg, 5-1

165-Ryan Morningstar (I) dec. Ricky Schmelyun, 3-2

174-Jay Borschel (I) dec. Nate Graham, 9-2

184-Phillip Keddy (I) pinned Jesse Hasseman, 1:22

197-Luke Lofthouse (I) pinned Eric Shaw, 4:02

285-Dan Erekson (I) pinned Zach Walsh, 1:45