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NCAA.com | December 11, 2013

No. 7 Ithaca earns 26-9 victory

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Ithaca maintained its perfect dual-match record with a 26-9 victory at RIT on Wednesday. Ithaca improved to 3-0 in duals this season, while RIT is 1-1.

Eight of the ten bouts were won by decision, with Ithaca gaining bonus points by a technical fall from Kristopher Schimek at 165 and a forfeit victory by Matt Booth at 197. Ithaca claimed victories in five of the other eight weight classes.

Henry Beaman started the dual with a 5-4 decision victory at 125 pounds, and Nick Wahba followed with a 9-6 decision for the Bombers at 133. Dominick Giacolone continued Ithaca's strong start with a 6-2 win at 141 pounds to give the Bombers a 9-0 lead in the dual match.

RIT's Brad Mayville scored a 2-1 decision at 149 to get the Tigers on the board, but Kevin Collins answered for Ithaca with a 9-4 win at 157. Schimek then won his bout by tech fall, a 21-4 victory at 6:41 to extend the Ithaca dual-match lead to 17-3.

After two wins by RIT wrestlers, Booth's forfeit victory, and a 7-3 decision win for Shane Bartrum in the heavyweight bout wrapped up the action.

No. 9 Wisconsin-Whitewater 39, Wisconsin-Eau Claire 6

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Corey Meyer defeated Nathaniel Behnke, ranked sixth in the 141 pound weight class in the most recent National Wrestling Coaches Association poll, 6-4 to lead the Warhawks in a 39-6 rout of Eau Claire on the road Wednesday night.

Zac Denny and Anthony Reyes each won by forfeit to give UW-W a 12-0 cushion after two weight classes. Meyer's win at 141 pounds made in 15-0 Whitewater. UW-EC got on the board with a 5-3 decision at 149 pounds but Tom Gerszewski responded in the 157 bout with a 15-0 technical fall to extend the margin to 20-3 in favor of the Warhawks. The Blugolds notched the decision at 165 pounds.

TJ Decker made it 23-6 Whitewater with a 9-5 decision at 174. At 184 pounds, Ryan Aprahamian registered the technical fall, 15-0. Shane Siefert, ranked No. 1 at 197 pounds, followed with a pin in 6:10 and Anthony Edgren, ranked second at 285 pounds, capped the dual meet with a 15-0 technical fall for the final score 39-6.

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